Clichy - July 2, 2019 – Amazon today announces that the company plans to create 1,800 new full time jobs in France in 2019, increasing its workforce from 7,500 to over 9,300 by the end of the year. The company plans to grow its France-based workforce as it continues to deliver innovative shopping and entertainment experiences for customers. Amazon will also empower entrepreneurs and businesses that are capitalizing on its infrastructure and services to accelerate their success in France and abroad.
Many of the positions will be spread across the 20 sites in France, including Amazon’s existing network of six fulfillment centers, with the newest one to be launched later this summer in Bretigny-sur-Orge, and Amazon last mile delivery stations, as well as the company’s offices in Clichy and La Défense. These positions cover various levels of experience, training and skills, including logistics operations officers, experienced engineers as well as business school graduates.
Frédéric Duval, Country Manager, Amazon.fr, says: “Amazon is deeply rooted in the French economic landscape. In four years, we will have multiplied our workforce by three in France, which testifies to our ongoing commitment towards customers and businesses..”
Ronan Bolé, Director France, Amazon Logistics, adds: “We are constantly investing and introducing new technologies to expand our logistic capacities in France, in order to ensure faster deliveries for our customers as well as to support our employees. We are thrilled that this development across the country will come with more jobs and career development opportunities, with competitive wages and benefits starting on day one. “
Julien Groues, Country Manager, AWS France concludes: “In recent years, AWS has been growing significantly its team made of solutions architects, accounts managers, trainers and many other expert roles. All of them share the same mission: supporting the tens of thousands of active AWS customers in their wish to transform and grow their businesses with cloud. “
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