Amazon Warehouse Attendant
Location: Old Chatham
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Amazon XL Warehouse Associate Pay rate: Up to $15.70
You'll be part of the Amazon warehouse team that handles the big
stuff - those unique customer orders that weigh over 50 pounds: big
screen TVs, furniture, appliances, and more. You'll be trained on
how to use technology to handle these heavy bulk items. Even if you
haven't been a "power" player before, that won't limit you from
gaining valuable job experience because you'll be trained on
powered industrial trucks (PIT) such as a forklift or pallet
driver. Many shifts will have you at the helm of our power
equipment getting orders ready for customers, but other times
you'll be on the warehouse floor of our fulfillment centers or
delivery stations working with your teammates, tackling those
hands-on items that need expert handling before they are sent along
their delivery route. If you're someone who thrives on being a
heavy equipment operator, this is the opportunity for you. Duties &
Responsibilities Some of your duties may include: Operate powered
industrial trucks (PIT). Equipment training and certification are
provided free of cost
Work at and operate machinery that reaches heights up to 35
Receive and put away heavy and bulk inventory
Load boxes into trucks for shipment
Use technology such as computers and smart phones
View prompts on screens and follow direction for some tasks
You'll also need to be able to: Lift up to 49 pounds
Use safe practices and methods to handle products heavier than 50
Stand and walk, as well as push, pull, squat, bend, and reach
frequently during shifts
Use carts, dollies, hand trucks, and other gear to move items
Go up and down stairs (where applicable)
What it's like at an Amazon XL Warehouse Safety . Your safety is
important to us, so we provide protective gear. All teams share
safety tips daily.
Surroundings . You'll be operating and working around moving
machines - order pickers, stand-up forklifts, turret trucks, and
Activity . In addition to sitting and standing while operating
equipment, some activities may require standing in one place for
long periods, walking around, or climbing stairs.
Temperature . Even with climate controls, temperatures can vary
between 60 -F and 90 -F in some parts of the warehouse; on hot
days, temperatures can be over 90 -F in the truck yard or inside
Noise level. It can get noisy at times. We provide hearing
protection if you need it.
Dress code. Relaxed, with a few rules to follow for safety.
Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are required. Amazon provides a $110
Zappos gift code towards the purchase of shoes, in order to have
you prepared for your first day on the job.
Why You'll Love this Job Stay busy. You and your team are engaged
the entire shift.
Schedule options. Depending on where you work, schedules may
include full-time (40 hours), reduced-time (30-36 hours) or
part-time (20 hours or less), all with the option of working
additional hours if needed.
Shift flexibility . Work when it works for you. Shifts may include
overnight, early morning, day, evening, and weekend. You can even
have four-day workweeks, three-day weekends - and with Anytime
Shifts , you can work as little as four hours per week.
Career advancement. We have made a pledge to upskill our employees
and offer a variety of free training and development programs, and
we also have tuition support options for select employee groups.
See where your Amazon journey can take you.
New skills. Depending on the role and location, you'll learn how to
use the latest Amazon technology - including handheld devices and
Free training. We'll teach you how to drive power industrial trucks
(PIT) such as forklifts or a pallet driver, and how to work with
the latest Amazon technology - including robots.
Team environment. Work on small or large teams that support each
Why You'll Love Amazon
Many of our jobs come with great benefits - including healthcare,
parental leave, ways to save for the future, and opportunities for
career advancement - all in a safe and inclusive environment that's
been ranked among the best workplaces in the world. Some offerings
are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location, and can
include the following: Competitive wage paid weekly, with overtime
for more than 40 hours
Healthcare (medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs)
Medical Advice Line
Network of Support (health & well-being on and off the job)
Maternity and Parental Leave
401(k) savings plan
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Holiday pay opportunities
Basic life insurance
AD&D insurance Company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term
On-the-job training and skills development
Employee Assistance Program
Learn more about Amazon Benefits and Culture
Candidates must be 18 years or older with the ability to understand
and adhere to all job requirements and safety guidelines
How To Get Started
You can begin by applying below. If you need help with your
application or to learn more about our hiring process, you can find
support here: https://hiring.amazon.com/hiring-process#/ .
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is
an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other
legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who
would like to request an accommodation, please visit
https://hiring.amazon.com/people-with-disabilities#/ . PandoLogic .
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