The Amazon’s arrival in Alicante It has aroused the interest of many people from Alicante. The e-commerce multinational It will open in the coming months a logistics center of 8,000 square meters, from which the delivery routes for the entire southern area of the province, the Medio Vinalopó and some towns in Murcia will start.
Next we will answer you at most frequent doubts about the hiring process and the arrival of the company:
Where is Amazon going to be installed?
The logistics center that Amazon has decided to install in Alicante will be located in the industrial estate of the Llano del Espartal, in the area closest to the Madrid highway. It is an industrial area where Mercadona’s future “beehive” will also be located —the centers that the supermarket chain is opening to serve its orders online— and is very well connected by highway.
The distribution routes for the entire southern area of the province of Alicante, the Medio Vinalopó and some municipalities of Murcia will depart from this logistics station.
When will it arrive?
The works on the plot that will occupy the new Amazon logistics center in Alicante began at the beginning of the year. The goal is for the new facilities to be operational next summer, although everything will depend on the pace of the works that are already being carried out.
How many jobs will it create?
The multinational founded by Jeff Bezos announced at the beginning of the year that it will employ 60 people in its new facilities in Alicante, between full-time and part-time staff. A figure to which must be added the around 300 indirect jobs that will be generated by the delivery companies with which you want to work.
Amazon also wants to expand its fleet of delivery men in the province. It is for this reason that there are already several job portals that have advertisements to start working as a delivery person in Alicante through “Amazon Flex”. It is a modality that can be accessed by freelancers and freelancers with a driver’s license and who have some means of transport to move around the cities.
How do I go about working at Amazon?
From Amazon they explain that “the ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and a great commitment to customer service. These jobs may require the use of radio frequency scanners, movement and the location of products in the distribution center with different means of handling, the preparation, packaging and dispatch of orders for our clients and the resolution of problems associated with these activities “.
In this sense, the requirements that are demanded of the candidates are: being of legal age, having a work permit, ability to read in Spanish, positive attitude towards work, availability to work shifts, ability to concentrate, good vision, ability to carry up to 15 kilos and stand or walk for eight hours. Likewise, their leadership skills and experience in the logistics sector are valued.
The company publishes all offers on the official website, so it is recommended to be aware.
How much do you charge working at Amazon?
The studies of some employment agencies – the former temporary employment agencies – indicate that the average salary of the multinational workers in Spain varies between 1,000 euros and 1,700 euros per month. The lowest salaries, according to the Indeed job portal, correspond to the position of a warehouse worker. Its workers also have a series of benefits such as a company pension plan, health and life insurance, as well as discounts on products sold through its website.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.