Warehouse Worker - Immediate Hire
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Posted on: September 12, 2021
You’ll be part of the Amazon warehouse team that supports one of
Amazon’s busiest services: online grocery orders. You’ll be working
in a grocery distribution center – a large warehouse that serves as
the hub for receiving and shipping the groceries that stock all of
the locations where our teams prepare online orders for our
customers. Because we offer a wide variety of options, you’ll be
working in all types of scenarios – including large
room-temperature, refrigerated, and freezer spaces, performing
tasks and operating equipment throughout your shift. And we always
provide the right gear for your comfort and safety.
Duties & Responsibilities
Some of your duties may include:
Receive and put away grocery inventory in room-temperature,
chiller, and frozen sections of the warehouse, working at
temperatures as low as -10°F for periods of your shift.
Operate power industrial trucks (PIT) such as a forklift or pallet
driver, and work at heights up to 35 feet. Equipment training and
certification are provided free of cost.
Check for product quality
Load boxes into trucks to be sent to sites for grocery
Use technology like computers and smart phones
You’ll also need to be able to:
Lift up to 49 pounds of boxes, cases, and pallets of freight
Use carts, dollies, hand trucks, and other equipment to move large
quantities of merchandise
Utilize and electric pallet jack, training is provided
Stand and walk for extended periods
Go up and down stairs (where applicable)
Handle a variety of products you can buy on any of Amazon’s order
service – including meat and alcohol
Work all process paths including the ones that require moving
between the inside and outside of the distribution center
Rotate tasks throughout the week
What it’s like inside an Amazon Grocery Distribution
Safety. Your safety is important to us, so we
provide protective gear. All teams share safety tips daily.
Surroundings. You’ll be working around moving
machines – order pickers, stand-up forklifts, turret trucks, and
Activity. Some activities may require standing in
one place for long periods, walking around, or climbing
Temperature. You’ll work in refrigerated and
freezer spaces (as low as -10°F) for up to two hours of your shift,
with short breaks every 30 minutes. You’ll be provided with proper
safety gear and training.
Noise level. It can get noisy at times. We provide
hearing protection if you need it.
Dress code. Relaxed with a few rules to follow for
safety. Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are required.
Stay busy. You and your team are engaged the
Schedule flexibility. Full-time (40 hours),
reduced-time (30-36 hours) or part-time (20 hours), depending on
location, and be open to working extra hours.
Shift Options.. Nights, weekends, weekdays. Choose
from available shifts each week that work with your own schedule.
Availability depends on business need.
Career Development. We have made a pledge to
upskill our employees and offer a variety of free training and
development programs, and we also have tuition reimbursement
options for select employee groups. See where your Amazon journey
can take you.
New skills. Depending on the role and location,
you’ll learn how to use the latest Amazon technology.
Free training. We’ll teach you how to drive power
industrial trucks and how to work with the latest technology.
Team environment. Work on small or large teams
that support each other.
Why You’ll Love Amazon
Many of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare,
parental leave, ways to save for the future, and opportunities for
career advancement – all in a safe and inclusive environment that’s
been ranked among the best workplaces in the world. Some offerings
are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location, and can
include the following:
Competitive wage paid weekly, with overtime for more than 40
Healthcare (medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs)
Medical Advice Line
Network of Support (health & well-being on and off the job)
Maternity and Parental Leave
401(k) savings plan
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Holiday pay opportunities
Basic life insurance
Company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
On-the-job training and skills development
Employee Assistance Program
Learn more about Amazon Benefits and Culture
Candidates must be 18 years or older with the ability to understand
and adhere to all job requirements and safety guidelines.
High School, GED, or equivalent diploma
How To Get Started
You can begin by applying below. If you need help with your
application or to learn more about our hiring process, you can find
support here: https://hiring.amazon.com/hiring-process#/.
Amazon remains open as an essential business to serve our
communities delivering critical supplies directly to the doorsteps
of people who need them. Find out what Amazon is doing to provide a
safe environment for employees at this time on our COVID-19 FAQ page
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is
an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other
legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who
would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://hiring.amazon.com/accommodations#/
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