FedEx Plans to Hire 90,000 Workers for 2021 Holiday Season
FedEx is increasing the power of its nationwide workforce in preparation for another busy holiday season by hosting both in-person and virtual hiring events across the country.
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The company plans to hire 90,000 workers across the US to get ready for another busy holiday season. Teams are hiring for thousands of positions across all operating companies and granting competitive offers on the spot, temporary bonus structures, and pay enhancements that vary by market.
“We offer team members the chance to grow and reach their full potential, thanks to excellent training, education assistance, career development programs, and a strong ‘promote from within’ culture. In fact, some of our top management started out in entry-level positions with FedEx. When you join FedEx, you are part of a team where possibilities span the globe – from opportunities for advancement and location transfer to training and leadership programs. Our goal is for every team member to find and thrive in their ideal role within the FedEx enterprise.”Judy Edge, corporate vice president of Human Resources at FedEx
FedEx Hiring Event Thursday September 23
National Hiring Day in-person events will take place in multiple markets on Thursday, Sept. 23, including Memphis, Indianapolis, Dallas, and Atlanta.
Open positions include field operations functions such as:
- Package handler
- Operations manager
- Maintenance technician
- Forklift driver
- Customs trade coordinator
These positions are critical to the company’s success in meeting rising e-commerce demands from retailers and consumers.
Additionally, FedEx is hiring approximately 500 highly specialized STEM roles, including remote positions, as the company harnesses its logistics intelligence to optimize operations, and transform the digital and physical customer experience.
Positions including full stack developer, data scientist, and data engineer will help enable the company to achieve the mission of delivering market-leading experiences that delight customers with simple, personal, and proactive interactions.
Beyond the robust hiring effort, FedEx is readying operations by adding new hubs and sorting facilities, enhancing package handling and delivery capabilities to keep pace with demand and continuing to offer thousands of locations where consumers can drop off (or pick up) packages at their convenience.
The company is also doubling down on the commitment to seven-day residential delivery to get packages where they need to be every day of the week.
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Editorial Note: This post is from a Company Press Release and may have been modified for clarity.