Warehouse Worker – Gastonia, NC

  • Part Time
  • Gastonia, NC
  • Posted 1 week ago

Amazon is considered the biggest online retailer.

Job Overview

You’ll be part of the Amazon warehouse team that gets orders ready for customers relying on Amazon services. Amazons fast-paced, physical roles take place in a variety of areas including merch, make-on-demand, customer returns, Prime Now, and general fulfillment. You will be selecting, packing, and shipping orders – in some cases, for Amazons super-fast (2-hour or less) delivery service.

Duties & Responsibilities / Amazon / Gastonia, NC

Some of your duties may include:
  • Receive and put away inventory
  • Get customer orders ready and pack them up
  • Load boxes into trucks for shipment
  • Use scanners to read bar codes on products
  • View prompts on screens and follow the direction for some tasks
  • Troubleshoot problems
  • Ensure product meets quality requirements
  • Operate powered industrial trucks (PIT) such as a forklift or pallet driver, and work at heights up to 40 feet. Equipment training and certification are provided free of cost.

You’ll also need to be able to:

  • Lift up to 49 pounds
  • Push utility carts up to 60 pounds
  • Stand, walk, push, pull, squat, bend, and reach during shifts
  • Use carts, dollies, hand trucks, and other gear to move items around
  • Go up and down stairs (where applicable)
  • Work at a height of up to 40 feet on a mezzanine (where applicable)
  • Adhere to strict safety, quality, and fulfillment production standards

What it’s like at an Amazon Fulfillment Center / Amazon / Gastonia, NC

Safety. Your safety is important to us, so Amazon provide protective gear. All teams share safety tips daily.
Surroundings. You’ll be working around moving machines – order pickers, stand-up forklifts, turret trucks, and mobile carts.
Activity. Some activities may require standing in one place for long periods, walking around, or climbing stairs.
Temperature. Even with climate controls, temperatures can vary between 60°F and 90°F in some parts of the warehouse; on hot days, temperatures can be over 90°F in the truck yard or inside trailers.
Noise level. It can get noisy at times. Amazon provide hearing protection if you need it.
Dress code. Relaxed, with a few rules to follow for safety. Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are required and protective safety footwear are required in select business units. Depending on the role or location, Amazon provides a $110 Zappos gift code towards the purchase of shoes, in order to have you prepared for your first day on the job.

Why You’ll Love Amazon

Amazon have jobs that fit any lifestyle, state-of-the-art workplaces, teams that support and listen to Amazons associates, and company-driven initiatives and benefits to help support your goals.
Amazon jobs are nearby, with great pay, and offer work-life balance.
Schedule flexibility. Depending on where you work, schedules may include full-time (40 hours), reduced-time (30-36 hours) or part-time (20 hours or less), all with the option of working additional hours if needed. Learn more about our schedules.
Shift options. Work when it works for you. Shifts may include overnight, early morning, day, evening, and weekend. You can even have four-day workweeks and three-day weekends. Find out more about our shifts.
Anytime Pay. You can instantly cash out up to 70% of your earnings immediately after your shift (for select employee groups). Learn more about Anytime Pay.
Amazon workplace is unlike any other.
State-of-the-art facilities. Amazon have modern warehouses that are clean and well-organized.
Safety. Your safety is important to Amazon, so Amazon provide protective gear. All teams share safety tips daily.
Amazon team supports and listens to you.
Culture. Be part of an inclusive workplace that offers a variety of DEI programs and affinity groups.
Team environment. Work on small or large teams that support each other in a workplace that’s been ranked among the best workplaces in the world.
New skills. Depending on the role and location, you’ll learn how to use the latest Amazon technology – including handheld devices and robotics.

Amazon supports your goals.

Benefits. Many of Amazon shifts come with a range of benefits that may include pay and savings options, healthcare, peace of mind for you and your family, and more.
Career advancement. Amazon have made a pledge to upskill Amazon employees and offer a variety of free training and development programs, and Amazon also have tuition support options for select employee groups. See where your Amazon journey can take you.
Learn more about all the reasons to choose Amazon. A full list of benefits and criteria for each to be offered a successful applicant can be found here.

Requirements / Amazon / Gastonia, NC:

  • Candidates must be 18 years or older with the ability to understand and adhere to all job requirement and safety guidelines in English.
  • How To Get Started
  • You can begin by applying above. If you need help with your application or to learn more about Amazon hiring process, you can find support here: https://hiring.amazon.com/hiring-process#/.
Please note that if you already have an active application but are looking to switch to a different site, instead of applying for a new role, you can reach out to Application Help at hiring.amazon.com/contact-us for next steps.
If you have a disability and need an accommodation during the application and hiring process, including support for the New Hire Event, or need to initiate a request prior to starting your Day 1, please visit https://hiring.amazon.com/people-with-disabilities#/ or contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT). You can reach Amazon by phone at 888-435-9287, Monday through Friday, between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT.

Equal Employment

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
  • Gender
    • Female
    • Male
  • Essentials
    • ID Card
    • Social Security number (U.S.)
    • Workpermit in the U.S.
    • Bank account
  • Industry
    • Warehouse
  • Experience
    • -
  • Qualification
    • High school or equivalent