Business expansion
Poludniowy; Slaskie; Centralny slaski
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Via Stalls And Markets Or Other
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 April 2018
Employment effect (start)
2 April 2018
Foreseen end date
31 August 2018


American online retailer Amazon has announced that it will create over 1,000 jobs at its new distribution centre in Sosnowiec within the next few months. The centre will be officially launched in summer 2018. The company is looking for blue-collar workers, IT, HR, financial and logistics specialists as well as engineers. Special training for hired employees will be provided in other European units of Amazon.

Amazon, the world’s largest e-commerce company, with headquarters in Seattle, US, currently employs around 566,000 employees worldwide. Amazon has been operating in Poland since 2014. In Poland the company has three distribution centres, a development centre in Gdańsk and an Amazon web services in Warsaw.

In November 2017, the Polish branch of the Group has announced the creation of 1,000 new jobs in the country.


  • 2 April 2018: Strefa Biznesu
  • 3 April 2018: Puls HR


Eurofound (2018), Amazon, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 93836, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93836.