- Amazon will increase its investments in Poland with a new fulfillment center in Lodz
- This is the company’s second investment in the Lodz region
- It will help meet growing customer demand, expand Amazon’s product offering and support more third-party sellers under Fulfillment by Amazon
- Recruitment for professional roles in engineering and operations has just started
Warsaw, 5th May 2020 – Amazon has confirmed its plans for a 40,000 sq. m. fulfillment center in Lodz. The company is already present in the region with over 700 employees at its site in Pawlikowice, which was launched in the fall of 2019. This new investment follows growing customer demand across Europe and will add up to 100 new jobs to Amazon’s existing workforce in the Lodz region.
Amazon has started recruiting for a range of newly created roles at the site, which include openings for engineers, HR and IT professionals, Health & Safety and finance specialists, and operations managers. People interested in applying for jobs at Amazon should visit this website.
“Amazon is proud to continue its growth and investments with the creation of even more permanent jobs; all of which offer competitive wages, comprehensive benefits and broad career development opportunities in our fast-growing global organization,” said Marian Sepesi, Regional Director at Amazon.
“The Lodz region and its incredible workforce have been vital in our mission to serve our customers. We are delighted to expand our operations in Poland and this new team will play a crucial role in delivering a first-rate level of service across Europe. We look forward to serving as a catalyst for new growth in the region by working closely with local businesses and with national and local authorities.”
“I am glad that soon after launching its first logistics center in our agglomeration, this time Amazon decided to locate its investment directly in the City of Lodz. At this difficult time for all of us, each new investment and jobs created are of particular importance to the city and its inhabitants. We hope that Amazon's decision will also enable us to implement several joint initiatives in the future, including in particular to expand our existing cooperation on the educational and scientific level", said Hanna Zdanowska, Mayor of the City of Lodz.
Amazon has been operating in Poland since 2014, generating over 14 bln PLN in investments which include customer fulﬁllment infrastructure, research facilities and compensation for our employees. Amazon has created over 16,000 full time jobs at its 8 modern logistics centers in Sady near Poznań, Sosnowiec, Kołbaskowo near Szczecin, two in Bielany Wrocławskie, Pawlikowice near Lodz, Okmiany near Boleslawiec and Gliwice.
The company also continually expands its Development Centre in Gdańsk and corporate and Amazon Web Services offices in Warsaw. Recruitment for a range of positions is ongoing. People interested in applying for work at Amazon should visit: https://www.amazon.jobs/pl/