Facility to be located in Indianapolis, Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS, May 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open an
approximately 900,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Indianapolis,
Indiana. Amazon will create several hundred full-time jobs and hundreds
of seasonal jobs at the facility this year.
The Indianapolis facility will be Amazon's third fulfillment center in
Indiana. Amazon currently operates two fulfillment centers in Whitestown
and Plainfield, Indiana, bringing its total footprint in the state to
approximately 2.5 million square feet. The company employs thousands of
people in these facilities.
"We've invested tens of millions of dollars and created hundreds of jobs
at our Indiana facilities," said Dave Clark, vice-president, Amazon
North America Operations. "We look forward to opening our third facility
in Indiana this summer, bringing additional dollars and jobs to the
"We are committed to growth in Indiana because Governor Daniels and
other state officials have demonstrated their commitment to Amazon jobs
and investment," said Paul Misener, vice-president, Amazon Global Public
Amazon is currently recruiting candidates for jobs at the Indianapolis
facility. Candidates should be highly motivated with drive, ambition and
a passion for giving customers a first-class shopping experience.
Full-time hourly openings include roles in Picking, Packing and
Receiving/Shipping. Management roles include positions in Operations,
Safety, Human Resources and Technical Support.
Candidates for hourly positions can apply online at www.amazonapplyonline.com
or call 317-735-3122for more information. Candidates for
management positions can apply online at www.amazon.com/careers.
In the past two weeks, Amazon fulfillment centers in six states have
announced hiring plans for full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits,
including healthcare, 401(k) and stock-based awards. Amazon also
announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Washington State, as
well as expansion of an existing fulfillment center in Arizona.
The new facility is expected to be complete this summer. The facilities
are operated by Amazon.com.indc, LLC.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle,
opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's
Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth's most
customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything
they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the
lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of
unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books;
Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home
& Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health &
Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web
Services provides Amazon's developer customers with access to
in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end
technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any
type of business. Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle with Special Offers and
Kindle DX are the revolutionary portable readers that wirelessly
download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a
crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like
real paper. Kindle 3G and Kindle DX utilize the same 3G wireless
technology as advanced cell phones, so users never need to hunt for a
Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product across the millions
of items sold on Amazon.
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This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly
from management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve
risks and uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to
competition, management of growth, new products, services and
technologies, potential fluctuations in operating results, international
expansion, outcomes of legal proceedings and claims, fulfillment center
optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions and
strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption,
inventory, government regulation and taxation, payments and fraud. More
information about factors that potentially could affect Amazon.com's
financial results is included in Amazon.com's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual
Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.
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