Amazon announced that it will create more than 1,000 permanent jobs in Italy by the end of the year.
This growth will bring the workforce of the company to a total of 6,500 employees, compared to the 5,500 in late 2018.
New job opportunities are aimed at people with all kinds of experience, education and skill levels: from engineers and software developers, from warehouse operators to marketing experts, to those who are looking for the first work experience.
Many roles will also be available in the new distribution centre that has just been inaugurated in Torrazza Piemonte (Turin).
Further locations will be available at the existing distribution centres of Castel San Giovanni (Piacenza), Passo Corese (Rieti) and Vercelli, at the sorting centre of Casirate d’Adda (Bergamo), the customer service of
A variety of positions are available at the Milan management headquarters: from vendor managers, to account managers dedicated to supporting small and medium-sized enterprises to increase their sales on Amazon, as well as business development managers, specialists in advertising, and others.
Aws will also contribute to the growth of corporate roles in 2019 and will be a driver of development in 2020, when a new region is opened in Italy.
Among the positions available in AWS are accounts manager, business development managers, data center technician, partner development manager, solutions architect, software development engineer, support engineer, systems development engineer and others.
Amazon will double the number of employees of the Italian Development Centre in Turin, which hosts professionals focused on research into voice recognition and understanding of natural language for Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service to support Amazon Echo, Amazon Fire TV and
After the opening of three new sorting depots in Buccinasco (Milan), Burago (Monza and Brianza) and Rome this year Amazon opened a new development center in Torrazza Piemonte and will open new sorting centers in Arzano
In a note the company notes that all Amazon employees working in distribution centres or corporate offices receive a competitive remuneration and a full benefit package, including life insurance, accidents and discounts for Amazon purchases.
In addition, employees also receive private medical insurance from the first day of work. Amazon also offers employees in distribution centres, sorting depots and customer service an innovative program called Career Choice which covers up to 95% of the costs of tuition and books for training courses chosen by staff, up to a maximum of
In the same note Mariangela Marseille, Country Manager Amazon Italy and Spain says that Â 1,000 new colleagues will support us to improve customer experience: offering a wider selection, greater convenience and faster deliveries for both products To achieve these goals, we are committed to investing in an increasingly extensive logistics infrastructure, and to finding talent for our different business areas, including research and development. We know we are still on Day 1 and this leads us to multiply our commitment to innovate for Italian customers and small and medium-sized enterprises.