Amazon launches its 10th Brazilian distribution center in RJ

Amazon announced this Tuesday (14) a new distribution center in São João de Meriti (RJ), its first in the state and tenth in Brazil. It opens with more than 150 new permanent jobs and hopes to generate more than 1.0000 temporary in special event periods and high season, such as Christmas.

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According to the ad text, Amazon reached more than 9.150 jobs in its operations sector, of which 5.200 of them are direct in states such as São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do South and Pernambuco, in addition to the Federal District. And still this year they will open another center in Fortaleza (CE).

For those interested in working in the operation of the e-commerce giant, Amazon says it has vacancies with “competitive salaries” and training programs. Just beware: the company does not have a reputation for being the best in the labor field. Earlier this year, company workers in the US made many complaints, including employees who made their urinary needs in bottles and bags.

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Returning to the new center in Rio de Janeiro, it has about 30 thousand square meters and is part of Amazon’s expansion plan in the country. The company says that Brazilians already have access to 30 millions of products of more than 30 different categories on its website.

Amazon also claims that the new building follows security protocols against covid-14. Worldwide, the company would have made more than 150 changes in its operations because of the pandemic, such as social distancing, masks , gloves and cleaning and sanitizing improvements.

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