Career Choice
Amazon introduced Career Choice in 2014, an innovative new education programme which pre-pays 95% of tuition and associated fees for permanent employees to undertake nationally recognised courses and funds up to £8,000 over four years. So far, over 2,000 employees have participated in Amazon's Career Choice programme, from eight different countries. Read More
Working at Amazon
If you love to build, to invent, to pioneer on a high performance team that's passionate about operational excellence—you’ll love it here.

Apprentices at Amazon are creating their own opportunities

We spent more than three years building the original Kindle—a first-of-its-kind portable reader that looked and read like real paper, even in bright sunlight.

Diversity at Amazon

At Amazon, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. We honour and respect the differences that each Amazonian brings, and we seek to include those perspectives in our solutions for our global customer base. We also seek to build the diverse community of creators and developers who we are proud to call customers.

Be Bold for Change

The theme for International Women’s Day 2017

Astrophysicist finds a new career at the Edinburgh Development Centre

Árdís Elíasdóttir was born in Iceland and earned an Astrophysics PhD in Denmark before joining Amazon in Edinburgh. She now works as a Machine Learning Scientist and is enjoying life in the Scottish capital.

Come see where we work

Have you ever wondered what happens after you click ‘buy’ on Amazon.co.uk? Come and have a look for yourself.

Life at Amazon HR and Talent Acquisition: Meet Dan and Ewa

Technical Recruiter, Daniel Walker and Ewa Priestley, Talent Manager and Leadership Development talk about their careers at Amazon.

Amazon Fashion European Photography Studio

More than 500,000 images are captured each year, 132 editing computers help upload images to Amazon’s fashion sites, and the cabling for the photography equipment at the studio could make 12 trips around the equator.

UK development centres

We will have over 6,500 corporate, research and development and AWS roles in the UK by the end of 2018.

I Found the Right Place

Amazonians have the opportunity to fulfil their potential, whether developing new skills for their job, training for new opportunities within the company or pursuing what they are passionate about outside of Amazon through Career Choice, an innovative programme that provides fulfilment centre employees funding for adult education, offering to pre-pay 95% of tuition fees.

Head offices around the world

Amazon.com launched in 1995 from a garage just outside of Seattle. While our approach hasn't changed—we're still guided by customer-obsession, a passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence and long-term thinking—we've grown a lot over the last 20 years, and we now have dozens of offices in more than 30 countries around the world. Here in Europe, we have corporate offices right across the continent.

Our Leadership Principles

Our Leadership Principles aren't just a pretty inspirational wall hanging. These Principles work hard, just like we do. Amazonians use them, every day, whether they're discussing ideas for new projects, deciding on the best solution for a customer's problem, or interviewing candidates. It's just one of the things that makes Amazon peculiar.

Connecting with our customers

Amazon's mission is to be earth's most customer-centric company—and our customer service team is at the forefront of our mission. Whether they're helping customers with on-device tech support through Mayday or fielding our customers—calls, chat instant-messaging or emails, our customer service team is empowered to think like owners and solve problems right the first time.

Cara Eaton, Peterborough FC

“Amazon is the right place for me because my personality can shine and it has helped me grow as a person. I am 100 per cent more confident than I have been in any other job and I believe that is down to the Amazon culture. I feel like I belong and that I can achieve anything.”

Kaizen

We use many systematic methods to make work processes easier and more efficient, including the "Kaizen" programme, derived from the Japanese term meaning "change for the better".

Dagmara Lis, Doncaster FC

“Amazon is the right place for me because I feel I develop each day which gives me a feeling of accomplishment. Plus, without Amazon I wouldn’t have met my other half and had our pride and joy Sebastian.”

Liz Fisher-Mack, Dunstable FC

“I love my work. Amazon is a great place to work as you can learn new skills and progress to a higher tier role. No matter what FC you are in, you will always have a great team.”

Shafiul Chowdhury, Milton Keynes FC

“From the first day I started I knew it would be the right place. There are a lot of reasons why. Amazon is a community. You get many people from many countries and everyone respects each other.”

William McLellan, Gourock FC

“Amazon is the right place for me because I work with like-minded people from all walks of life with diverse backgrounds, cultures and nationalities. Amazon is constantly evolving which makes it an interesting place to work. I wonder where we will be in ten years…”

Rebecca Mowat, Dunfermline FC

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Start Your Amazon Career

If you're an inventor, an owner, you'll love being an Amazonian. From day one at Amazon, you'll take ownership of projects that have a direct impact on our customers. We take our Leadership Principles seriously—and they give you great insight into what to expect when you join Amazon.

Andrew Holloway, Swansea FC

“I genuinely love working at Amazon. Meeting and coaching new staff makes me remember the kindness, patience and help I was given when I started. It’s like working with your best friends doing something you enjoy – what a job!”

Jessica Johnson, Rugeley FC

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About our Fulfilment Centres

Amazon has invested more than £9.3 billion in its UK Operations since 2010 and has a dedicated and enthusiastic workforce who play a crucial role in delivering a first rate level of service for our customers.

Martijn Paalman

Martijn Paalman joined Amazon early 2016, he is currently an FC lead in Doncaster.

Lucretiu Pop, Coalville FC

“Being able to do what you love as part of your job is rare. I've realised there is plenty to learn here and so I am taking every opportunity to know more and be further involved. It's astounding how much training and knowledge I have been offered from the very beginning. What I like most about Amazon is that everyone is very friendly and cares about their area. You can't find that kind of passion just anywhere. Amazon is the right place for me because it is more than a job, it is a community.”

Lennard Du Toit, Hemel Hempstead FC

“Amazon has truly helped me develop my skills and I'm currently using Career Choice too, so thank you! I don’t know where I would be without the support of Amazon.”
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