West Michigan’s New Amazon Distribution Center will bring in 1,000 New Jobs

Amazon’s new $150-million distribution center is now hiring for their Gaines Township Facility. It is estimated that the new facility will bring in over 1,000 jobs to the West Michigan area. The facility is looking to hire workers for any seasonal, part-time or full-time positions. Salaries will start at $15.00 per hour.  Full time Employees can also attain benefits that include healthcare, 401k match, and 20 weeks of paid maternity leave.  Employee’s will also receive holiday pay, tuition reimbursements and discounted amazon purchases.

Candidates must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma in order to apply for a position.  Candidates can apply online or attend upcoming hiring events.

The Distribution Centers are looking to hire workers to pick, package and ship Amazon customers orders.  The Distribution Center will cater towards Midwest regions and may include Canadian markets as well.

This is exciting news for West Michigan!  This is Amazon’s first distribution center in West Michigan.  There are three other Facilities located around various Detroit regions.  Amazon has brought in up to 5,000 jobs with the Amazon Facility Centers and will bring in even more with the new West Michigan location.