SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 8, 2008--Amazon.com, Inc.
(NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced its three Hebron, Ky. fulfillment
centers are looking to hire a total of more than 500 full-time
positions to support growing customer demand. The first Hebron
Fulfillment Center was established in 2005. Today, all three centers
fulfill customer orders for products from Amazon.com.
Amazon is seeking highly motivated individuals with drive,
ambition and a passion for giving customers a first-class shopping
experience to, and is currently recruiting for individuals seeking
full-time employment opportunities. Management openings include roles
as Area Managers, Operations Managers and Facilities Area Managers.
Hourly positions are available as Warehouse Associates and in Human
Resources, Maintenance, Receiving/Shipping and Loss Prevention.
"As we continue to expand selection for customers across all
product categories, we are hiring smart, friendly and dedicated people
to help us accommodate current and future demand," said Connie
Wendzicki, Amazon's Eastern Regional Director of Fulfillment. "We
focus on working hard, having fun and making history as Earth's Most
Amazon employees all share a common denominator: they are
customer-focused and hard-working. Employees at the Hebron fulfillment
centers make hard work and fun a priority, and employee activities
include family days, summer picnics and a variety of events through
Open House events will be held on April 14 and 15 from 9:00 a.m.
to 6:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, located at 1717 Airport Exchange
Boulevard in Erlanger, Ky. Individuals are encouraged to attend these
events to learn more and apply for hourly positions. Management
positions can be applied for online at www.amazon.com/careers.
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. Examples of the services offered by
Amazon Web Services are Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2),
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon
Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Flexible Payments Service
(Amazon FPS), and Amazon Mechanical Turk. Amazon and its affiliates
operate websites, including www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk,
www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.ca, and the
Joyo Amazon websites at www.joyo.cn and www.amazon.cn.
As used herein, "Amazon.com," "we," "our" and similar terms
include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context
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, significant amount of indebtedness,
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 Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, and
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SOURCE: Amazon.com, Inc.