Amazon Warehouse Operative

  • Job Reference: 00085368-1
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Welcome backstage.
Join our team at Amazon to keep the show going.

Role & Shifts
Temporary Role

Night Shift Role
Temporary Role 32hrs per week excluding 30mins unpaid break per shift

Fixed plus Flex shift patterns available – 3 days fixed and 1 additional day flex which associates select themselves out of two set shifts aligned to their specific shift pattern.
Full time Night Shift available working 20:30 – 05:00
The following Fixed plus Flex shift patterns are currently available: -

20:30 PM - 05:00 AM

Shift Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1   Flex Fixed Fixed Fixed Flex  

2 Fixed Fixed Fixed Flex     Flex

3 Flex     Flex Fixed Fixed Fixed

Also Available,

Flexible shift patterns with varying start times.  Requiring availability to work 4 shifts minimum per week
Night shift available between 20:30 - 05:00
Full time

*Own Transport required*

All the applicants who are successful in the selection process will be employed by Adecco to carry out a temporary work assignment to Amazon.
Adecco offers temporary contracts

£10.75 per hour for day time shifts.
£12.51 per hour for night time shifts
Overtime (40-50 hours) £16.13
Overtime (50-60 hours) £21.50

Amazon Sort Centre, SEH1
J4/M8 Strand Drive, Livingston, Lothian, EH48 2EA

You don't need previous experience, you’ll get on the job training.

What you will be doing with your team:
• Unload, lift and relocate products 
• Scan, sort and divert packages containing the full range of Amazon’s products.
After training, you may also:
• Move products using industrial trucks and machines, like forklifts and power pallets.

What you will get:
- Competitive pay, higher than many similar jobs
- Shift patterns that work for you
- A safe, modern, and organized workplace
- Free hot drinks, affordable meals and multiple break areas. 
- Strong health and safety measures in place for COVID-19: increased cleaning, screens, social distancing, free face masks, hand sanitizer and more.

Skills you need to bring: 
 • Your safety comes first. You must be able to follow safety, quality and production standards.
 • You may stand and walk for a long time, this could be more than 8 hours per shift.
 • You may need to lift and move products that weigh up to 23kg.
 • You may need to be able to lift, bend, twist, kneel and crouch.
 • You may need to be able to handle a full range of Amazon products, including alcohol and pork products.

See what it's like to be an Amazon Associate and learn how our team works

What is next
 We offer a fast application process.
 1. Apply online in a few minutes, with no CV
 2. Have a 15-minute virtual chat
 3. Our partner agency will tell you about the next available shift
Employment and recruitment process are handled by our partner agency Adecco.
For more info, please check

Do you need an adjustment to the recruitment process?
If you have a disability and consider that you may require an adjustment to the recruitment process, such as a BSL interpreter, please contact us at with your full name, the best way to reach you and adjustment needed.

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