Hyderabad- Amazon India has made close to 100 significant process changesin their operations for the safety of its people which include mandatory face covering, daily temperature checks in buildings, increased frequency and intensity of cleaning at all sites including regular sanitization of frequently touched areas, and awareness-building among associates on safety requirements around hand-washing and hand sanitization
Company also announced that it has opened close to 50,000 seasonal roles to meet the surge in demand from people relying on Amazon’s service, particularly those most vulnerable to being out in public. This will be a variety of roles in their fulfilment centres and delivery network including part-time flexible work opportunities as independent contractors with Amazon Flex.
The associates will join other thousands of associates across Amazon India’s fulfillment and delivery network and assist them to pick, pack, ship and deliver customers’ orders more efficiently. “One thing we’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is how important a role Amazon and eCommerce can play for our customers as much as for small businesses &the economy. We take this responsibility seriously, and we’re proud of the work our teams are doing to help customers through this difficult time.”said Akhil Saxena, VP, Customer Fulfillment Operations, APAC, MENA & LATAM, Amazon.