Ocado Announce Opening of New Contact Centre

Online grocery firm Ocado have announced the creation of 300 jobs in Sunderland with the opening of a new contact centre on the former Vaux brewery site.

Graeme Miller, Sunderland Couimcil Leader, commented,

“Ocado’s decision to invest in The Beam is absolutely fantastic news not only for Sunderland but for the entire North East region.”

“The company is one of the most innovative and progressive in the world when it comes to ecommerce and for Sunderland to be chosen as the base of its newest office is a sign of just how attractive a proposition our city has become over the past few years.”

“We have built a fantastic relationship with Ocado over the course of the last year, and we will build on that to ensure they’re supported to make their new Sunderland base an overwhelming success., and will support Ocado to continue to grow.”

Ian Pattle, General manager for customer service and strategy, Ocado, said:

“We’re pleased to be coming to Sunderland as we grow our market leading customer service proposition.”

“The new contact centre will support our existing service and we look forward to welcoming new talent from the local area to our team.”


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