The Mount Vernon, TX Lowe’s Distribution Center, located 10 miles from Mount Pleasant, TX, is creating 315 new jobs, taking the total Full-Time Equivalent employment to 1,300+. The jobs are a night shift addition to increase operational capacity by 28%. The new overnight shift is a 12-hour, 3-day work week of 36 hours, but pays for 40 hours with a minimum wage of $17.32. “We want to be the best night shift in town,” Tracey Reed, Lowe’s DC General Manager, told MPEDC. We are excited for a bright 2021.