(Papillion, NE) -- A new Amazon facility is opening in the Omaha area.
Amazon says its new fulfillment center is located in Papillion, Nebraska in response to customer demand. The facility at 144th and Highway 370 is the first fulfillment center in Nebraska and will serve the Midwest region. “To open Amazon’s first sortable fulfillment center in Nebraska is a milestone moment, and we look forward to further supporting customers in Papillion, Omaha, and surrounding communities,” said Site Leader Aaron Schmidt.
The new fulfillment center is Amazon’s fifth operational location in the Omaha region, which now has more than 1,000 employees in the area. The other facilities include two delivery stations in Papillion and Omaha, an Amazon Air Gateway operation that opened at Eppley Airfield in February 2022, and a supplemental fulfillment center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Papillion fulfillment center opened with approximately 300 employees, and is still hiring with starting pay beginning at $16.50/hr. The center is expected to create at least 1,000 good jobs to maximize its capacity. Those interested in employment details can visit www.amazon.com/apply.
Amazon says in this type of sortable fulfillment center, employees pick, pack, and ship customer orders such as books, toys, and housewares.