Amazon.com announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Oklahoma and create more than 1,500 full-time jobs by the end of 2019. It will be the more than 600,000-square-meter, state-of-the-art facility
"We are pleased to open our first fulfillment center in Oklahoma, a city with outstanding employees and a commitment to great employment opportunities," said Mark Stewart, vice president from Amazon in North America customer fulfillment. "Amazon is committed to creating positive economic impact in Oklahoma City and improving the customer experience across the region."
"A facility with more than 1,500 new jobs is a huge announcement," said Mayor of Oklahoma, David Holt. "This is a great day for Oklahoma City and we are thrilled to welcome Amazon's investment in our community, a project of this scale requiring efforts from our city government, our legislature, our state government and our local business development agencies Oklahoma City voters have not been able to invest in economic development since last September, thank you and congratulations to all the parties who have supported it, and I am also thrilled that this institution has its flag in South OKC. It's good for the whole city and we look forward to the catalyst that we know will make this project suitable for its immediate surroundings in South OKC. "
" The airport is pleased that Amazon has made the decision to open one of its logistics centers Oklahoma City and Will Rogers World Airport, "said airport chief Mark Kranenburg. "Amazon's facility is perfect for Lariat Landing at the airport, a major commercial development area created at the airport to attract companies like Amazon, and we're thrilled to be part of the company's continued growth."
Amazon full-time employees get off the first day a competitive hourly wage and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, 401
"We are pleased to welcome Amazon to Oklahoma City," said Roy Williams. President & CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. "We look forward to the opening of the fulfillment center and know that Amazon will be an excellent corporate citizen and asset to our community, and we are pleased that the fulfillment center will provide employment opportunities across a broad range of capabilities The Oklahoma City Alliance for Economic Development was also instrumental in bringing this project to Oklahoma.
Fulfillment Center staff will use small items such as books, household items, and toys for the project Selecting, Packaging, and Shipping Customers
To find out more about working at an Amazon fulfillment center, interested applicants can visit www. amazondelivers.jobs.