Amazon to open £450m fulfilment centre


Amazon is opening a new £450m fulfilment centre in Wynyard Park, Stockton-on-Tees, which is due to start operating in October.

The 464,000 sq ft site is located off the A19 and will feature three floors of Amazon Robotics technology.

The ecommerce giant will start with 1,000 employees, but has future plans to create a total of 2,000 jobs. Recruitment has started for a range of roles from engineers, HR, IT, health and safety managers, finance specialists and staff who will pick, pack and ship orders.

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