Amazon India, one of the largest e-commerce giants in the country, has announced that it has opened close to 50,000 seasonal opportunities to meet the surge in demand from consumers who are depending on the company’s service, particularly those who are most vulnerable to being out in public. The associates will join other thousands of associates across Amazon India’s fulfilment and delivery network and assist them to pick, pack, ship and deliver customers’ orders more efficiently, said Amazon India through a blog post.
“We’re opening close to 50,000 seasonal roles across our operations network to meet the surge in demand and to provide critical service in this difficult time. We’re committed to creating as many job opportunities while providing a safe working environment,” said Amit Agarwal, global senior VP and country head, Amazon India.
“Thanking the Prime Minister of India and Piyush Goyal for enabling us to contribute towards the revival of livelihood of thousands of people and also for allowing us to help serve people who rely on us for safe delivery of products that are important to them,” he added.
The company added that while creating these opportunities, they have kept the health and safety of its associates, partners, employees, and customers at the forefront. Some of the measures the company has taken to ensure the same is temperature checks, sanitization of buildings, mandatory face cover, cleaning o all sites and so on.
Those who wish to apply for these seasonal opportunities can either call 1800-208-9900 or send an email to email@example.com. Amazon India, and other e-commerce players resumed operations on a full scale, and are delivering both essentials and non-essentials in Lockdown 4.0 as e-commerce activities have been exempted from restrictions by the Ministry of Home Affairs.