Amazon building state-of-the-art robotics fulfilment centre

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Amazon is building a state-of-the-art robotics fulfilment centre on Sladen Estates and Peverill Securities’ Summit Park in Nottinghamshire, East Midlands.

The 1.752 million sq ft property will have a 550,000 sq ft floorplate and several mezzanine floors. It will have up to 20m eaves, high specification office, secure yard, generous car and trailer parking and a BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good’.

The development is funded by a major institutional investor is located off the Mansfield and Ashfield Regeneration Route (MARR) and has stood empty for almost ten years waiting for a requirement of this size to come along.

The state-of-the-art robotics fulfilment centre will help meet customer demand and enable SMBs selling on Amazon to scale their businesses. Amazon has started recruiting for a range of new roles, including engineers, HR and IT professionals through to health & safety and finance specialists and operations managers.

Jonatan Gal, Amazon’s director of UK customer fulfilment, said: “We are excited to continue our expansion in the UK’s East Midlands, creating a further 1,000 new permanent roles.

“As well as providing competitive wages and benefits from day one we have also invested heavily to create the most modern, high-tech and safest working environment for our employees.

“This new state-of-the-art robotics fulfilment centre is another sign of our commitment to the people and communities in which we operate, employing thousands of talented individuals in a diverse range of roles from operations managers and tech professionals through to our frontline employees who manage customer orders.”

As reported in the Logistics Manager at the end of last year plans for Amazon’s Nottinghamshire expansion were first revealed in 2019.

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