Amazon is set to have 650 highly skilled roles in Gdansk Development Center with an addition of 200 new roles this year.
Amazon continues to create thousands of permanent full-time roles at its Polish Fulfilment Centers bringing its total workforce to over 14 000.
All Amazon employees receive a very attractive salary, benefits package and career progression opportunities.
Amazon has generated over PLN 4 billion of investments in Poland.
Warsaw, June 19th, 2018 – Amazon announced today that it continues to hire in Poland bringing company’s total workforce to over 14,000 full-time employees this year. Amazon is looking for people with varying levels of experience, skills and education to fill a wide variety of positions available at the company; from engineers, corporate managers and technicians to those interested in entry-level positions.
The Amazon Development Center in Gdansk houses a variety of teams that deliver innovative solutions to power Amazon products and services around the world. The team, is responsible for developing Amazon innovations including the cloud-based voice-recognizing virtual assistant Alexa, will expand significantly from 450 highly skilled R&D roles to over 650 by the end of 2018.
“Poland is home to world-class innovations and talents, so we are delighted to be able to announce the creation of new jobs here – from natural language processing scientists to software development engineers,” said Rafał Kukliński, Site Leader of Amazon’s Development Center in Gdansk.
“We are working on establishing favorable conditions for investments in Poland based on three main principles: better laws, more business- friendly environments and greater support from administrations and institutions, and access to a highly skilled and specialized workforce. Since 2013, Amazon has been developing the R&D center in Gdańsk, which is particularly important to us. Technological advanced investments are a priority for Poland” – stated Tadeusz Kościński, Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Amazon will also hire graduates and interns in a variety of technical, non-technical and operational roles this year, as well as create a significant number of full-time roles at its 5 Fulfilment Centers in Poland. Amazon operations teams possess a wide range of skills and expertise, ranging from business analysis and inventory management to engineering.
“The European fulfilment network keeps growing and we are always on the lookout for talents to join us at our existing and new sites,” said Steven Harman, VP of Amazon Operations in Europe. “We wouldn’t be able to hire so many people on such a competitive market as Poland, if it wasn’t for the great working conditions, highly attractive compensation packages and career development opportunities we offer. I’m excited to welcome all the new members of the Amazon team in 2018.”
All Amazon employees receive a very attractive salary, broad benefits package which includes private medical care, life insurance and company discount. Amazon also runs an innovative program called Career Choice, which pre-pays up to PLN 26,000 of tuition fees for selected courses for entry-level employees with a 1 year tenure over four years.
Alongside the new full-time roles the company is creating, Amazon continues to empower entrepreneurs and individuals who want to expand their businesses through such programs as Amazon Marketplace, Fulfilment by Amazon, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing. Over 7,200 Polish businesses are developing their local and international customer base thanks to Amazon’s services.
Amazon has been operating in Poland since 2014 and has generated over PLN 4 billion of investments in its Development Center in Gdansk, 5 state-of-the-art Fulfillment Centers in Poznań, Sosnowiec, Kolbaskowo near Szczecin, and two in Wrocław, as well as an Amazon Web Services office in Warsaw.
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