Amazon kicks off its holiday hiring binge
November 28, 2011 11:19 AM
Amazon.com Inc. says it is hiring thousands of temporary warehouse workers for six distribution centers in three states for the 2011 holiday season. Amazon, No. 1 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, says that over the past 12 months, it has made 4,700 temporary employees into full-time workers.
Amazon is hiring for the following fulfillment centers:
• Coffeyville, KS
• Fernley and Las Vegas, NV
• Whitestown, Plainfield and Indianapolis, IN
“We’re looking to hire smart and motivated people across the U.S. to help us deliver a great experience for our customers during the holiday season,” says Dave Clark, vice president of Amazon’s North American operations.
The available jobs are in picking, packing and receiving.