Amazon will open in the next few months a logistics station of 8,000 square meters in Alicante, from which the distribution routes for the entire southern area of the province, the Medio Vinalopó and some towns in Murcia will depart. The multinational will employ 60 full-time and part-time workers in its new facilities in the polygon of Llano del Espartal, in the area closest to the Madrid highway.
The American company also foresees that the creation of around 300 indirect jobs generated by the delivery companies you want to work with. It is the second logistics station located in the Valencian Community after that of Paternal; and, nationwide, it already has 15 centers of this type.
Amazon plans that the facilities in the promoter ship Hispavima, in the Llano del Espartal industrial estate, will be open for next summer, although it will depend on the pace of the works that are already being executed. However, the e-commerce company has already enabled different job vacancies to search for future employees.
Operations supervisors is one of the profiles in which Amazon is most interested in Alicante. The main function will consist of supervise and motivate the assigned team, in addition to guiding and promoting daily operations. As the company points out, these workers play a key role in every step of the supply chain, with the aim of getting orders to customers complying with “established quality and safety guidelines”.
The functions of these operations supervisors include: solve logistics challenges and supply chain that can be presented, through data analysis, innovation and process optimization; as well as reporting key information about the work area assigned to senior managers and other interlocutors.
Likewise, the American giant has been interested in Army veterans to develop this task of operations supervision. Specifically, they point out that those with a military background can apply their knowledge, skills and leadership gifts in a wide variety of careers. “We believe that a career change from military to civilian at our company is a natural transition due to the strong programs Amazon offers to help employees succeed,” they say.
It is an Amazon strategy worldwide that the multinational has introduced in Spain in recent years. As Vozpópuli points out, they are almost a score of military those who are part of the staff in Spanish centers through the program “Militar Hiring“to attract talent of this type.
They are not the only job offers available in the province of Alicante. Through ‘Amazon Flex‘they also seek freelance or self-employed distributors for the delivery of packages throughout the city and its surroundings. To do this, they request that you have your own vehicle and telephone and, as they point out, you can win 14 euros per hour.
“With Amazon Flex you can enjoy the freedom of working without a boss. And this means that you choose your schedule and the deliveries you want to make. Not only the hours, but also the days that you will work, do whatever you want and take your time” , they point out from the company.
Enrollment in this job offer can be done through the Amazon Flex website and you must add vehicle details and wait for approval. Afterwards, you have to go to the center of the company to collect the packages and take them to the requested destinations.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.