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Amazon Chelmsford Reviews

Updated April 24, 2019
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Chelmsford, UK Area (UK)

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  • "work life balance is a struggle" (in 2687 reviews)

  • "No work/life balance for most employees" (in 549 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent place to work and develop yourself!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist Assistant in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist Assistant in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Career & Development opportunities, Diverse & Friendly environment

    Cons

    Can't think of any I am afraid.

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees the way you'd want to be treated yourself


  2. "Not Nice"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Tilbury, England (UK)

    I worked at Amazon as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good hour rate and work process

    Cons

    They don't care about contract staff

  3. Helpful (1)

    "An average Job"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Tilbury, England (UK)

    I worked at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    4 days a week but 10 hours shifts,
    Lots of overtime opportunities

    Cons

    Mismanagement and poor communication can sometime be a hinderance,


  4. "Love the work, but the stress level is high"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Associate Contact in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Associate Contact in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting, no day is the same, enjoy the work that I do, can earn a lot doing overtime

    Cons

    The stress level, and stress put onto associates is high


  5. "Do not work there - If you are not used to standing for more than 10 hours"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - you get free hot drinks
    - good pay for overtime

    Cons

    - not realistic targets after the three-month probation period
    - breaks are too short - by the time you reach the canteen, 10min of the break is already over, and you get only two 30min breaks
    - can't talk to anyone as it is a loud environment
    - long working hours drain you, especially if you don't live locally
    - during Christmas time (mid-November to December), you have mandatory overtime where you have to work five days a week at the normal pay rate

    Advice to Management

    - give people more realistic targets


  6. Helpful (1)

    "fulfilment centre Dont unless you like slavery"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The fellow colleges and one cool manager who was quiting

    Cons

    Everything timed toilets, gifts on arrival to keep you sweet before the whipping e.t.c

    Advice to Management

    Just hire robots and stop pretending you also dont have a bunch of secret offices your allowed to sit in


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Avoid avoid"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Delivery Driver in Romford, England (UK)
    Former Freelancer - Delivery Driver in Romford, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay rate but nothing else

    Cons

    Many
    Whether you Return items or not your records indicate you kept the parcel
    Illiterate and ignorant support team

    Advice to Management

    Dont know and dont care about how dumb their support team is, who only copy and paste at best if they bother to reply from a script

  8. "Honest option"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Picker/Packer in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Picker/Packer in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The job Pays and takeson anyone from all backgrounds

    Cons

    Too many to mention

    Advice to Management

    Get qualified and professional individuals and change working conditions


  9. "Operations Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Assistant in West Thurrock, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Operations Assistant in West Thurrock, England (UK)
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment and Free Coffe!

    Cons

    Hard Work and higher expectation from the staff!

    Advice to Management

    Attention to the 14 principles !


  10. "High tech"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tilbury, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly staff and management
    Health care

    Cons

    Long hours
    Repetitive
    Breaks too short
    3 strike system

    Advice to Management

    Offer better support


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