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What we know about the Tennessee Valley proposal:

Jobs:

99% of workforce expected to be hired locally.

Hamilton County center to employ 1,250 full or part time year-round employees, plus additional seasonal employees during holiday season.

Bradley County center to employ 250-300 full or part time year-round employees.

Average salary expected around $32,000. $12-$15 per hour. Starting salary will be "better than $10 per hour".

Workers will be eligible for health benefits, overtime, team bonuses and stock.

Majority of staff will work in warehouse.

Minimum requirements for fulfillment center job will be High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Hiring will be completed through job fairs, expected to begin in mid-2011.

 

Facilities:

Two campuses: Enterprise South Industrial Park in Bradley County; Undeveloped plot off Exit 33 in Bradley County.

Expected to be two of Amazon's largest fulfillment centers.

Each fulfillment center expected to be approximately 1 million square feet.

Bradley County center will handle larger items, while Hamilton County center will fill orders for smaller items.

Facilities expected to be on-line to handle Christmas 2011 sales.

 

AMAZON.COM
NASDAQ: AMZN

Founded in July 1994.
First book sold in 1995.

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Employs more than 28,300 full and part-time employees worldwide.

President, Chairman and CEO: Jeff Bezos

Mission Statement: "To be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online."

 

Operates Websites:

www.Amazon.com  
www.amazon.co.uk (United Kingdom)
www.amazon.ca  (Canada)
www.amazon.cn  (China)
www.amazon.de  (Germany)
www.amazon.fr  (France)
www.amazon.co.jp  (Japan)
www.amazon.it (Italy)
www.ShopBop.com
www.Endless.com
www.zappos.com
www.javari.co.jp
www.alexa.com
www.a9.com
www.imdb.com

Distribution Centers located in:

United States
Arizona
California
Delaware
Florida
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Michigan
Nevada
New Hampshire
North Dakota
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin

International
China
Costa Rica
France
Germany
India
Ireland
Japan
Luxembourg
United Kingdom

Software Development Centers

Europe
Dublin, Ireland
Edinburgh, Scotland

Asia
Bangalore, India
Chennai,India

Africa
Cape Town, South Africa

 

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