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Walmart’s Baytown campus adds distribution center

Walmart shared that the expansion will create an additional 300 permanent supply chain jobs surrounding the Houston area.
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Walmart is expanding its Baytown, Texas supply chain campus with a new 1,000,000-sq.-ft. distribution center to support the retailer’s growing supply chain network.

The new facility, located at 4633 Borusan Road, is the retailer’s fourth in Baytown and is set to open in the fall of 2022, bringing the total square footage of the campus to over 5,000,000 sq. ft., the company said. 

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“Walmart is excited to expand our Baytown campus and another step in Walmart’s continued investment in the state,” Mike Gray, senior vice president of supply chain operations at Walmart, said. “The Baytown campus and our other regional facilities continue to bring exciting new career opportunities within Walmart’s modern supply chain to hundreds of residents of the Houston area — all while helping us provide our local customers their everyday necessities with more variety and efficiency than ever before.”

In addition, Walmart shared that the expansion will create an additional 300 full-time jobs due to growth across multiple shifts. 

“Southeast Texas is booming, and I am happy to see Walmart make significant investments in Baytown. The campus expansion will bring jobs and opportunity to the already diverse and strong Chambers County economy,” Senator Brandon Creighton said.

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“We are thankful for our ongoing partnership with Walmart, who has been a staple in Chambers County for several years,” Chambers County Judge Jimmy Sylvia said. “This new investment is a representation of the positive working relationship we have fostered and shows their commitment to fostering economic development and resiliency.”

The Baytown campus is currently hiring for full-time positions, including specialized roles and leadership positions. Candidates can search for open positions and complete applications online. Full-time positions qualify for Walmart’s total rewards and benefits plans, including medical, vision and dental insurance; 401(k) matching; paid time off; associate stock purchase plan; and access to a free college degree that is 100% paid for by Walmart.

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“A highly skilled labor pool in the Houston area, and Texas more broadly, makes Baytown a prime destination for Walmart to continue expanding our supply chain network,” Karisa Sprague, senior vice president, U.S. supply chain people at Walmart U.S., said. “We’re excited to continue to work with the community and government officials to bring new career opportunities to Southeast Texas.”

Walmart operates 19 distribution centers and 593 retail stores, and employs more than 185,000 associates in the state of Texas. In FYE 2021, stores, clubs and the Walmart Foundation gave $129.2 million in cash and in-kind donations to local Texas organizations.

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