Amazon commits to 1,500 jobs for Troutdale facility
Amazon.com has ramped up the number of jobs it plans to bring to a distribution warehouse in Troutdale.
The e-commerce giant announced it will bring at least 1,500 full-time jobs to its robotics fulfillment center, which is planned for a 74-acre lot located just north of Troutdale Airport.
The 855,000-square-foot facility — expected to cost Amazon at least $64 million to construct — also will generate several hundred temporary positions for builders and skilled laborers.
More than 40,000 authors, sellers and developers in Oregon reach their customers using Amazon's range of products and services, according to a press release.
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