Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. in Hiring Mode

Friday, July 24, 2015

Media Release

Windsor-Essex, Ontario Canada, July 23, 2015 – Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. announced today that it will hold its first Job Fair to recruit employees in Production Operator roles. The Job Fair will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 1pm to 7pm at the Giovanni Caboto Club located at 2175 Parent Avenue, Windsor, Ontario. The Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. dedicated recruitment and human resources team will be on hand to receive resumes and answer any questions the applicants may have.

The Production Operator role is a hands-on production environment position that supports the bottling process through a thorough working knowledge of the bottling equipment. Individuals must be comfortable with working in a fast-paced, non-stop bottling production environment where they will be required to operate the equipment safely and efficiently in order to ensure the equipment remains up and running. The position requires the employee to work within tight timelines to produce product and troubleshoot issues that arise.

“As a major employer in the Windsor-Essex region, and a company where ambition thrives, we are pleased to offer these new career opportunities at our upcoming job fair. Production Operators are key roles within our highly automated production process. We are looking for motivated individuals with excellent mechanical aptitude, strong interpersonal skills and a continuous improvement mindset,” said Angelo DeMarco, Director of Human Resources for Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.

The Production Operator position provides a competitive hourly wage starting at $19.86/hour, and increasing to $30.55 over an 8-year period of time. Medical & Dental Benefits are provided, as well as a pension plan. For more information, or to apply online, go to corby.ca/careers.

In February of 2015, Hiram Walker & Sons Limited celebrated the addition of a new production line at its facility in Windsor, Ontario. The new line and facility upgrades have expanded bottling capabilities for an additional thirteen new bottle formats and has created a production boost of 230,000 cases per year. This new line helps meet rising demand for premium spirits and builds on 150+ year investment in the Windsor community.

About Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.
Established over 150 years ago, Hiram Walker & Sons Limited’s tradition of blending quality ingredients, processes and highly skilled people continues at the Windsor, Ontario based production facility. Hiram Walker produces brands such as, Wiser’s®, Lot 40®, and Pike Creek® Canadian whiskies, Polar Ice® vodka, Malibu® and Lamb’s® rums, and Criollo® liqueurs for Canadian distribution by its affiliate, Corby Spirit and Wine Limited. Hiram Walker is a subsidiary of Pernod Ricard S.A., a leading global spirits and wine company with premium international brands such as ABSOLUT® vodka, Chivas Regal®, The Glenlivet® and Ballantine’s® Scotch whiskies, Jameson® Irish whiskey, Beefeater® gin, Malibu® rum, Kahlúa® liqueur, Mumm® champagne, and Jacob’s Creek® and, Wyndham Estate® Stoneleigh®, Campo Viejo® and Graffigna® wines.

Media Contact
Amandine Robin
Director, Communications, Public Relations and CSR
Hiram Walker and Sons Limited
Email: canada.communications@pernod-ricard.com