Amazon is planning a new fulfillment center in Scarborough, in the city of Toronto.
The one-million square foot facility will create more than 600 full-time jobs, the company said. Associates at this robotics facility will pick, pack, and ship small items to customers ranging from toys and baby products to small electronics.
This will be Amazon’s 12th fulfillment center in Canada, and seventh in Ontario, alongside existing Ontario operations facilities in Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, Caledon and Ottawa. Amazon currently employs more than 4,000 full-time associates in Ontario, and an additional 1,000 employees at its two Toronto tech hub locations.
“We’re excited about our growth in Toronto, which gives us the opportunity to better serve our customers in the region,” said Vibhore Arora, director of regional operations of Amazon Canada. “The greater Toronto area has a talented workforce, and we are committed to providing the area with job opportunities that have great pay and benefits.”