Morrisons is creating more than 1,000 permanent jobs to pick its Amazon-generated orders.
The roles will be created at more than 50 supermarkets covering most major cities and many towns.
Launched in March, the retailer also offers a free same-day delivery service for the online platform’s Prime members, with the pandemic seeing a huge increase in home orders.
Orders are placed on Amazon, before being picked in store by Morrisons employees and packed in a dedicated area. From there, the shopping is collected by Amazon Flex delivery partners and delivered to the customer within a two-hour delivery window.
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Hannah Horsfall, head of Amazon at Bradford-headquartered Morrisons, said: “We’re doing everything we can to ensure everyone can order our great value food and have it delivered to their doorstep.
“We’re looking for team players, with good customer service skills that can play their full part in helping to feed the nation.”
The service started from 17 Morrisons stores in eight cities, and by June it had been extended to more than 40 shops.
Doug Gurr, Amazon UK country manager said: “We are pleased to be able to support more customers through the expansion of Morrisons on Prime Now. The convenient service enables us to offer Morrisons high quality grocery selection to even more Prime members.”
It follows a major recruitment campaign as it bolstered cleaning of stores amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with permanent roles created.