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Amazon Kansas City Reviews

Updated May 23, 2018
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Kansas City, MO

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  • "Work/life balance seems comparable to other places I've worked - not worse" (in 2306 reviews)

  • "No work life - personal life balance" (in 473 reviews)

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  1. "Quality Control"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Control in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Quality Control in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits from the day you start

    Cons

    standing 12 hours a day constantly


  2. "merchandise handler"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Handler in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Product Handler in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some pros are #1,4 day wok week,#2 fair pay,#3 good benefits and incentives,#4 matching 401-k plan,#5 you have an endless opportunity for advancement,and #6 stress free work.

    Cons

    Some cons of the job are #1 In most cases it is a long commute,#2 being promoted often is hinged on computer skills,#3 It is physically taxing work because you are on your feet for long periods of time.

    Advice to Management

    Have a program to train employees computer skills so they can advance in the company.

  3. "Amazon process assistant"

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    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Process Assistant in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Highest promotion velocity for any job you can find with out a degree

    Cons

    Learning curve is steep and you need to learn how to play the game with managers

    Advice to Management

    Be vocally self critical and realize that occasionally the issue isn't with the base process but the leadership


  4. "Function Junction"

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    Former Employee - Data Entry Clerk in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Data Entry Clerk in Kansas City, MO

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

    Pros

    Great family owned operation. Wonderful staff.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Set work shifts (3-4 days each week)

    Cons

    Long hours (12 hours for full-time)


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