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Distribution Associate

Company: Amazon.com
Location: Olathe
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Amazon Fulfillment Center Warehouse Associate\n\nShifts:\nDay, Overnight, Weekend\n\nLocation:\nEdgerton, KS\nJob opportunities vary by location. We update postings daily with open positions.\n\nHourly pay rate: Up to $20.00, plus Up to $1,000 sign-on bonus, when you start your Day 1 between 10/15/2023 and 11/25/2023.\n\n\nJob Overview\nYou'll be part of the Amazon warehouse team that gets orders ready for customers relying on Amazon services. Our fast-paced, physical roles take place in a variety of areas including merch, make-on-demand, customer returns, Prime Now, and general fulfillment. You will be selecting, packing, and shipping orders - in some cases, for our super-fast (2-hour or less) delivery service.\n\n\n\nDuties & Responsibilities\n\n\n\n\nSome of your duties may include:\n\n\n\n\n\tReceive and put away inventory\n\tGet customer orders ready and pack them up\n\tLoad boxes into trucks for shipment\n\tUse scanners to read bar codes on products\n\tView prompts on screens and follow the direction for some tasks\n\tTroubleshoot problems\n\tEnsure product meets quality requirements\n\tOperate 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.\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nYou'll also need to be able to:\n\n\n\n\n\tLift up to 49 pounds\n\tPush utility carts up to 60 pounds\n\tStand, walk, push, pull, squat, bend, and reach during shifts\n\tUse carts, dollies, hand trucks, and other gear to move items around\n\tGo up and down stairs (where applicable)\n\tWork at a height of up to 40 feet on a mezzanine (where applicable)\n\tAdhere to strict safety, quality, and fulfillment production standards\n\n\n\n\nWhat it's like at an Amazon Fulfillment Center\n\n\n\n\n\tSafety. Your safety is important to us, so we provide protective gear. All teams share safety tips daily.\n\tSurroundings. You'll be working around moving machines - order pickers, stand-up forklifts, turret trucks, and mobile carts.\n\tActivity. Some activities may require standing in one place for long periods, walking around, or climbing stairs.\n\tTemperature. Even with climate controls, temperatures can vary between 60 -F and 90 -F in some parts of the warehouse; on hot days, temperatures can be over 90 -F in the truck yard or inside trailers.\n\tNoise level. It can get noisy at times. We provide hearing protection if you need it.\n\tDress code. Relaxed, with a few rules to follow for safety. Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are required. Depending on the role or location, Amazon provides a $110 Zappos gift code towards the purchase of shoes, in order to have you prepared for your first day on the job.\n\n\n\n\nWhy You'll Love this Job\n\n\n\n\n\tStay busy. You and your team are engaged the entire shift.\n\tSchedule options. Depending on where you work, schedules may include full-time (40 hours), reduced-time (30-36 hours) or part-time (20 hours or less), all with the option of working additional hours if needed.\n\tShift flexibility. Work when it works for you. Shifts may include overnight, early morning, day, evening, and weekend. You can even have four-day workweeks, three-day weekends - and with Anytime Shifts, you can work as little as four hours per week.\n\tCareer advancement. We have made a pledge to upskill our employees and offer a variety of free training and development programs, and we also have tuition support options for select employee groups. See where your Amazon journey can take you.\n\tNew skills. Depending on the role and location, you'll learn: how to operate a garment press and high-capacity printer, a t-shirt folding machine, how to assist with the print production process, or how to receive and process customer returns.\n\tFree training. Depending on the role and location, we'll teach you how to drive power industrial trucks (PIT) such as forklifts or a pallet driver, how the printing process works, and how to work with the latest Amazon technology - including robots.\n\tTeam environment. Work on small or large teams that support each other.\n\n\n\n\nWhy You'll Love Amazon\nMany 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: \n\n\n\n\n\tCompetitive wage paid weekly, with overtime for more than 40 hours\n\tHealthcare (medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs)\n\tMedical Advice Line\n\tNetwork of Support (health & well-being on and off the job)\n\tAdoption Assistance\n\tMaternity and Parental Leave\n\t401(k) savings plan\n\tPaid Time Off (PTO)\n\tHoliday pay opportunities\n\tEmployee discounts\n\tBasic life insurance\n\tAD&D insurance\n\tCompany-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability\n\tOn-the-job training and skills development\n\tEmployee Assistance Program\n\n\n\n\nLearn more about Amazon Benefits and Culture\n\n\n\n\nhttps://hiring.amazon.com/why-amazon/benefits#/\n\n\n\nhttps://hiring.amazon.com/why-amazon/culture#/\n\n\n\n\nRequirements:\n\n\n\n\n\tCandidates must be 18 years or older with the ability ...

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