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Amazon Kansas City Reviews

Updated September 18, 2018
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  • "Work/life balance seems comparable to other places I've worked - not worse" (in 2397 reviews)

  • "I have no work life balance issues" (in 500 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Inbound Sales Supervisor in Shawnee, KS
    Current Employee - Inbound Sales Supervisor in Shawnee, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They help you grow in the company

    Cons

    Long hours during peak.
    Schedule never changes

    Advice to Management

    Always hire and develop the best


  2. "Challenging & Exciting"

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    Current Employee - Regional IT Manager in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Regional IT Manager in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    New technology, change, fast paced, exciting, challenging

    Cons

    Moves fast and changes more than any other company I've ever worked for

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your field IT teams

  3. "Eh"

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    Former Employee - Problem Solver in Kansas City, KS
    Former Employee - Problem Solver in Kansas City, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, guaranteed hours, pays unemployment

    Cons

    exhausting, soul sucking, depressing, you are nothing but a replaceable number


  4. "Great for young single people"

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    Former Employee - Associate I in Kansas City, KS
    Former Employee - Associate I in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay if you have little experience. Can advance with no degree.

    Cons

    lots of hours in the winter time. takes a year plus to actually advance.

    Advice to Management

    develop some more, most management is very new.


  5. "Not happy working there"

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    Current Employee - Stower in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Stower in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can move up in the company

    Cons

    Standing in one spot for 10 hours

    Advice to Management

    Some good managers and some of the managers shouldn't be qualified to be in management


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Delivery driver for amazon flex"

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    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Shawnee, KS
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Shawnee, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, available shift

    Cons

    A lot of driving


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Respectful leadership and easy work."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inbound Stow in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Inbound Stow in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits and good career opportunities

    Cons

    Competitive, easy to get lost among the crowd

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Massive disappointment."

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    Current Employee - Associate in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Associate in Kansas City, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's ok as a temporary job.

    Cons

    This company is just begging for a union to come knocking at its door. They'll hire anybody that applies, and fire them just as quickly. Huge turnover rate.

    If you have a job, don't quit to work for amazon. I made the mistake of quitting a decent job, because i heard amazon was a good company to work for. So far, I've been disappointed with it. I've seen countless people fired, including managers.

    I only recommend it as a temporary place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Management are pawns... They're hired to do what the computer tells them to do.


  9. "Quality Control"

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    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


  10. Helpful (6)

    "Packer"

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    Current Employee - Packer in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Packer in Kansas City, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good health benefits , easy to leave early

    Cons

    Been working at Amazon since Nov. All the mgrs. care about is quota they will write you up if you can't meet th.e quota no matter how hard you work. They say safety is #1 that's a lie. Been promised for the last 2 months or so to be trained for different position in depth but keep getting running around and you get PTO that stops accumulatingafter 5 months they don't take in consideration for working 60hrs week during peak which is mandatory overtime

    Advice to Management

    To keep good workers start treating them like people not robots not everyone can hit those STUPID QUOTAS


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