Hiring starts today for hundreds of associate positions
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2016--
Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment
center in Romeoville, Illinois. Amazon employees at the more than
750,000 square-foot fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship large
items to customers such as big-screen televisions, sports equipment or
kayaks, for example.
“We are excited to add this new fulfillment center in Romeoville,” said
Akash Chauhan, vice president of Amazon’s North America Operations.
“Expanding our footprint in Illinois brings hundreds and hundreds of
full-time jobs with competitive pay and great benefits starting on day
one to the state.”
“We are pleased to welcome Amazon to Romeoville. We have very few
vacancies, so we were fortunate that they found an existing building
that met their needs,” said Mayor John Noak.