Logistics Technician

Microsoft - Ashburn, VA4.2

Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Datacenter Inventory & Asset Technician, 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.

Empower Billions!

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.

Be at the forefront of the action in CO+I as part of our global datacenter operations.

As the successful Datacenter Inventory & Asset Technician, your performance objectives include:

A strong desire and capability to learn, grow, and develop new skills
Empower a culture of safety, security, and compliance in all aspect of datacenter activities
Establish and enhance strong working relationships with various internal teams and external suppliers
Understand overall ticket management process
Perform material movement, including shipping/receiving and inventory management per standard process
Stocking deliveries in an organized manner
Detailed physical inventory tracking and staging
Preparation of outbound shipments
Accurate documentation of incoming and outgoing deliveries
Data entry to document inbound and outbound packages
Perform cycle audits to ensure all inventory controls are met
Learn, live, and coach the One Microsoft culture and values. Lead through change by bringing clarity, generating energy, and delivering success

Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Ability to support frequent standing, walking, lifting, and working at heights

Preferred Qualifications:
Six months’ experience in warehouse/supply chain/logistics
Certification in APICS/Inventory Control or equivalent
Experience in warehouse/supply chain/logistics Experience operating heavy-load movement equipment (pallet jacks, chassis lifts, etc.)
Working knowledge of physical IT infrastructure components
Perform and execute organization’s safety programs and policies, and compliance knowledge assessments
Flexibility to work non-standard business hours that may include weekends and/or holidays

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
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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