Amazon Workforce Staffing


Posted On: 2021-06-21 (valid until 2021-12-31)

Location(s): Abington, PA, 19001


Salary: --


About the job

If you're curious about starting a career or earning extra cash now, Amazon is providing full-time, part-time, seasonal, and flexible work schedules that match your needs. Multiple shifts are available which include overnight and days, and even weekends. If you have been looking for a job to earn extra cash with other attractive benefits, then this recruitment at Amazon could be one of those events.

is an entry-level job, comes with minimum requirements, and offers decent wages to those freshers with really limited work or no experience.


Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer, which deals in hundred of products and a prominent cloud services provider. It has been expanding its areas of business and hence has become the largest service provider. From offering fresh produce to your doorstep to distributing movies and books in more than 220 countries, Amazon has become an entrusted brand in the global market.

Amazon Web Services(AWS) is an evolving, comprehensive, and cloud computing platform. The primary AWS offerings were launched in 2006 to supply online services for websites and client-side applications. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Storage Service (S3) are the backbones of the company’s large and growing collection of Web services. Amazon is committed to inclusive and various workplaces.

Working as a Picker Packer here will be as excited as it sounds. You will be required to work in warehouse settings and ensure the timely inflow and outflow of the products from the warehouse. You will also be entitled to other work benefits while working in the company.


An amazon picker/packer position is usually physically demanding. Responsibilities include locating the merchandise and tracking the inventory, transferring it to the required departments.

Although, as the name sounds picking means picking a product and packing it for shipment, it isn’t the only thing they are required to do. They also handle stock, ensure sufficient stock is available for shipment, and prepare orders ready for transportation.

Besides that, they also mark and label product containers and measure and count them to make sure the quantity is acceptable They also perform quality control at Amazon. They check each product to make sure that its quality is up to the standards and any damaged products are separated and reported.


  • As an amazon picker/packer, your main focus will be on gathering products for order fulfillment from your supervisor.
  • Although you might require to do some work in inventory which is given below:
  • Record product, packaging, and on specified forms and records.
  • Examining and inspecting the products to ensure that packing specifications are met.
  • Remove completed or defective products, placing them on moving equipment.
  • Keeping products separated and organized.
  • Meeting specifications of customer orders promptly.
  • Stacking deliveries into the delivery vehicle as required.
  • Reporting any mechanical problems.
  • Loading in the delivery vehicle.
  • Following safety, protocols while and procedures while working.
  • Ensuring that the goos are in rotation.

  • 1) Active Listening - Listening to people attentively to make out the conclusions quickly and act accordingly.
  • 2) Coordination - Coordinating with the others to ensure smooth functioning of the warehouse.
  • 3) Speaking - Articulating yourself in an organized manner, so as fellow workers will not find it difficult to understand.
  • 4)Production and Processing - Knowledge of materials and distribution process.

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Previous retail or customer service experience will be preferred
  • Forklift certification within 90 days of job entry date
  • Familiarity with radiofrequency equipment is preferred
  • Minimum age- 18 years.

    You can work as a part-time worker or a full-time worker and the maximum working hours may vary between 20- 40 hours per week. Although overtime might be needed in case of holidays of Christmas and Thanksgiving.


    It's important to know that the work environment of amazon pickers/packers is often quite demanding. You will be on your feet all day long and walking regularly. You would even sometimes have to be ready to lift to 70 pounds regularly without additional assistance from others.


    Picker/packer hourly pay at Amazon can range from $15 - $15.50 When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a picker/packer at Amazon can expect to make an average annual salary of $28,226.

    Previous experience in a warehouse setting, as well as certifications for certain equipment like forklifts, can also help to increase the basic pay.


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Additional career choice programs
  • Growth opportunities
  • Decent payscale
  • Job security
  • FAQs

    1)What are the picker/packer responsibilities?

    Picker/packer Job Responsibilities:

  • Pulls and packs products for daily orders.
  • Meets specifics of customer orders promptly.
  • Keeps products separated, organized, and in good rotation.
  • Monitors product quality frequently, reporting problems to mitigate questions of safety.
  • 2)How do I become a picker/packer at Amazon?

    To become a packer at Amazon, you are not required to have any formal education or qualifications, as on-the-job training is provided to teach you the ins and outs of the role. Also, experience in a previous customer service or retail position is desirable, but not necessary

    3)What is a picker packer?

    Picker packer works in retail, logistics, manufacturing warehouse, and distribution centers. In other words, their work is related to picking and packing the products but not limited to it.