Microsoft

Datacenter Inventory & Asset Technician

Posted 16 May 2023
LocationJapan
Job type Permanent
DisciplineTechnology
Reference1547089

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Overview

Business Function Overview:

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day and we need you as a Datacenter Inventory & Asset Technician (DIAT).

Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I DIAT, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform. As a group, CO+I is focused on the personal and professional development of all employees and offers trainings and opportunities including Career Rotation Programs, Diversity & Inclusion trainings and events, and professional certifications.

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class cloud provider.

Do you want to empower billions across the world? Come and join us in CO+I and be at the forefront of the action!

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma AND 6 months experience or an internship in inventory management, retail, warehouse management, or a related field

    • OR equivalent experience.

While not required, we also look for the following Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year(s) experience in warehouse/supply chain in an information technology (IT) environment, IT, and/or logistics, operating heavy-load movement equipment (e.g., forklift, pallet jacks, chassis lifts) for a large corporation

    • OR equivalent experience.

Background Check Requirements: 

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: 

  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Responsibilities

As a successful Inventory & Asset Technician, your success is measured by:

Safety Practices

  • Complies with security and data management policies.

  • Escalates any security or safety incidents. Coordinates with security escorts for third-party vendors.

Tactical Shift Management

  • Performs assigned tasks and escalates issues during high-volume work activity or escalation-based situations.

  • Seeks guidance from management before proceeding with the next step of a process.

Inbound and Outbound Logistics

  • Performs data entry to document inbound and outbound packages. Executes incoming/outgoing deliveries as instructed by management (e.g. purchase order [PO] receiving, Rack Movement Supervisor [RMS] activities).

  • Ensures accurate documentation of incoming and outgoing deliveries as well as records.

Customer Service

  • Maintains a strong focus to understand the impact of their work when completing tickets and assigned Inventory and Asset Management (IAM) tasks.

  • Ensures IAM tasks are completed accurately as requested, as well as meet company and industry standards and policies.

  • Becomes familiar with guidelines set by the Microsoft contractual agreements with suppliers and maintains a strong customer focus.

Inventory Management

  • Develops working knowledge of stock control and inventory management practices and procedures.

  • Performs cycle audits and data corrections to ensure all inventory controls are met.

  • Helps reconcile inventory discrepancies and report discrepancies.

  • Ensures detailed physical inventory tracking and staging.

Warranty Process Management

  • Engages supplier to initiate warranty claim when automation is not available and processes the orders.

  • Processes failed vendor hardware devices using online/other tools, including information processing, packaging, shipment, and receipt of return for Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) devices.

  • Follows all Service Level Agreements (SLAs) related to RMA warranty process.

Data Bearing Device (DBD) Destruction

  • Performs destruction of data bearing devices (DBD) following all Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Microsoft policies as necessary.

Procurement

  • Notifies management about ordering stock shortages. Escalates any issues to management.

Operational Excellence

  • Follows existing procedures to run processes and ensures execution with consistency, accuracy, and timeliness of delivery.

Other

  • Embody our culture and values