ST. PETERS, Mo. — Amazon’s first fulfillment center in Missouri officially opened on Sunday, July 21 in St. Peters.
The 855,000 square foot state-of-the-art center will be employing 1,500 people and will start hiring on July 28.
The site’s leadership team kicked things off with a focus on building a family atmosphere.
The new team was treated to an orange-carpet welcome which included Louie, the Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues mascot and a world-famous Budweiser Clydesdale.
The first item received into inventory at the fulfillment center was a Classic Colander by KitchenAid.
Starting on day one, employees will receive Amazon’s $15 hourly minimum wage and healthcare benefits.
There are still positions available at the St. Peters fulfillment center located in the Premier 370 Business Park at Highway 370 and Truman Road.
For more information on potential jobs, visit their website.
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