Amazon will open a new fulfilment centre in Warrington this autumn and its first dedicated UK receive centre in Coventry in 2018. The Warrington depot will create 1,200 new permanent jobs whilst the Coventry receive centre, which will act as a central hub to receive and sort millions of Amazon products each year, will take on 1,650 full-time permanent staff. Roles at both locations will include warehouse operatives and operations managers as well as engineers, HR and IT specialists. The […]
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