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Amazon Shreveport Hiring for Select Reliability & Maintenance Engineering Positions


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In a optimistic sign of progress, the Amazon are Shreveport’s robotics fulfillment center is recruiting Reliability & Maintenance Engineering (RME) team members to help keep the high-tech facility running with optimum efficiency. These are highly specialized positions and require previous experience.


Current openings at the Amazon Shreveport facility consist of the following:

  • Maintenance Technician 2: Support and maintain the equipment that move the high volume of material flowing through the facility.

  • Maintenance Technician 3: Support and maintain the equipment that move the high volume of material flowing through the facility while also serving in a supervisory capacity.

  • Control Leads positions: Responsible for programming equipment and carrying out other tasks.

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At the current moment the bulk of the hiring is for Maintenance Tech 2 worker

 

"At least one year of experience in an advanced manufacturing environment is preferred for job seekers applying for a Maintenance Tech 2 position" according to Amanda Willard of Amazon’s Strategic Workforce Development, Worldwide Talent Development Team.


According to Louisiana Ecomic Developement (LED), the Amazon Shreveport facility will employ more than 1,000 workers, including about 200 RME positions.



How to Skill Up Before Applying

 

For individuals new to the field of mechatronics, Amazon offers training opportunities that help job seekers improve their chances of employment through a partnership with Unmudl. Job seekers can enroll in one of a handful of online courses through Unmudl including Introduction to Mechatronics, Mechatronics for Equipment Maintenance and Principles of Control Systems. Courses require about 4-6 hours per week of study over an 8-10 week period. The courses are self-paced, allowing job seekers to juggle other obligations.

 

“These modules help a job seeker increase their depth of knowledge of all things mechatronics,” Willard says. “The completion of Introduction to Mechatronics and Mechatronics for Equipment Maintenance together allows individuals to better align to our hiring bar and meet our requirements.”

 

Amazon will reimburse new hires for their coursework fees within six months of employment.

 

In addition to partnering with Unmudl, the Amazon RME Team is working closely with Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College (NLTCC) and Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) and anticipates hiring graduates from industrial maintenance degree programs.



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