EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Spain


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet
Number Employed: 18000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-06-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2022
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2022
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Amazon, the US multinational company of e-commerce and cloud computing services, is to create 2,000 new permanent jobs in Spain over the course of 2022. The multinational has indicated that it is currently hiring people of all profiles and educational levels, including more than 500 positions in technology positions, as well as cloud experts and solution architects for Amazon Web Services.
In this way, the e-commerce giant, which has a logistics network of more than 30 centres in Spain, would become one of the ten largest employers in Spain, and continues to make progress towards its goal of reaching 25,000 permanent employees by the end of 2025. The company expects to meet its target of closing 2022 with a total workforce of 20,000 permanent employees.