An Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) fulfillment center in Boone County has more than 100 full-time job openings. The company says growing customer demand is leading to the need to hire more workers. APril 24, 2014
WHITESTOWN, Ind. – Amazon is actively hiring for more than 100 full-time positions with benefits starting on day one at its fulfillment center in Whitestown, Ind. Amazon is hiring in order to meet growing customer demand.
“Whitestown is very fortunate to have Amazon as one of its major employers,” said Whitestown Town Manager Dax Norton. “The announcement of more than 100 new full-time positions with comprehensive benefits is good economic news for Whitestown and Boone County. This will continue to strengthen the ability of our families and businesses to thrive and prosper.”
The Whitestown facility first opened in August 2008, when it shipped its first customer order, a Pet Nail Trimmer, to a customer in California. Since that time, the Amazon fulfillment center has created more than 1,500 full-time jobs.
The hourly positions will pick, pack and ship customer orders. In addition to competitive wages, employees are immediately eligible for comprehensive benefits that include health insurance, 401(k) with 50 percent match, bonuses, company stock awards and a network of support to ensure employees succeed. Amazon also offers full-time employees innovative programs like Career Choice, where the company will pre-pay up to 95 percent of tuition for courses related to in-demand fields, regardless of whether the skills are relevant to a career at Amazon. Interested candidates can apply at www.workatamazonfulfillment.com.
Source: Amazon.com Inc.