Fulfillment center staff play an important role in meeting customer demands. The ideal candidates are focused on the customer experience, quality, safety and productivity.
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Are you ready for Amazon! The massive online retailer is opening brand new high tech distribution centers right on the doorstep!
Inside the giant distribution centers a total of 1600 staff are needed to fulfill and process orders. Making the announcement, Mary Osako, an Amazon spokeswoman, said the company’s wages for these workers is 30 percent higher than people who work in “traditional retail stores.
Whilst offering a great pay range the massive employer also offers a choice of four medical plans, including prescription drug benefits, designed to meet your individual coverage needs, a dental plan and a vision plan. Average pay across the full staff range at Amazon is a very impressive $19 an hour which is very generous particularly as the company also boasts very friendly working conditions.
Demand for positions at Amazon is very high and most openings of these giant distribution centers attracts around 30,00 job applications. So if you are ready to work for Amazon you had better get your application in quick!
One of the big perks of working for Amazon is time off! Amazon believes that associates should earn and take vacation on a regular basis for their personal well-being and continued high performance. All non-seasonal associates working 20 or more hours per week accrue vacation during each pay period. Amazon also provides all non-seasonal associates who are expected to work more than 20 hours per week with paid personal time. Some people have even found that they have had time off in their first week of starting!
Additionally, Amazon’s fringe benefits reflect the corporate culture and will be competitive for the geographic are and/or with comparable organizations. Amazon believes that having fun and enjoying life are as important as working hard and the company supports extracurricular teams, activities and special events.
Amazon recently announced it will hire a huge number of seasonal employees to fulfill customer orders this holiday, a 14 percent increase over last year. The company expects that thousands of those employees will stay on in regular, full-time roles.
For those that like to work in a fact paced high tech environment then Amazon is the place for you! They lead the industry in technology and have recently opened 20 new generation fulfillment centers using:-
* Kiva robots of which Amazon currently has more than 15,000 operating across the U.S.;
* Robo-Stow, one of Earth’s largest robotic arms moving large quantities of inventory for customer order fulfillment;
* New vision systems enabling the unloading and receipt of an entire trailer of inventory in as little as 30 minutes instead of hours; and
* New, high-end graphically oriented computer systems for employees to use while fulfilling orders for customers.
But, demand is high for these prized jobs so if the thought of working for one of the USA’s favorite online retailers then you had better get your online application in now!