Microsoft Corporation Logistics Technician in Schiphol, Netherlands
Business Function Overview:
Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure and Operations (MCIO) is the engine that powers our cloud services. We deliver the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform. Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our portfolio is built 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.
We are responsible for designing, building and operating our unified global datacenters; managing the demand planning and capacity utilization; and responsible for the operations needed to run the physical infrastructure (including supply chain, hardware, power, security, and workflow teams). We focus on smart growth with an emphasis on automation, data driven engineering, cost-effectiveness and environmental sustainability.
At the forefront of the action in MCIO is our Datacenter Operations Group.
As the successful Datacenter Inventory & Asset Technician, your performance objectives will consist of: • Overseeing inventory, sparing and asset management of equipment such as Servers, NetDevices, SANs, (and their related internal components) physical copper & fiber cabling, filters, motors, industrial lubricants, high-end electrical components, etc. • Coordinating with a dynamic team of professionals across the Information Technology (IT) and Critical Environment (CE) spectrums to support complex, dynamic, shipping & receiving for aforementioned equipment, and physical resources for supporting staff across these disciplines in your datacenter(s). • Leveraging your broad range of skills in an exciting and fast-paced environment, assisting with third party logistics escorting, processing Return to Manufacturer Authorizations (RMAs), Purchase Order (PO) processing & maintenance -- for enabling deployments and maintenance of physical infrastructures supporting Microsoft's online services in your datacenter(s) • Providing excellent customer service (with your mature interpersonal awareness, and communication skills) to bring your technical and logistical abilities to life, in support of Microsoft’s future success.
REQUIRED: • At least two (2) years of warehouse/supply chain/logistics experience including your operation of heavy-load movement equipment (pallet jacks, chassis lifts, etc.) • Involves frequent standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, lifting (may range from 10-50lbs on a regular basis), and working at heights • Valid license to drive standard street-legal automatic transmission vehicles within your DC’s local jurisdiction
DESIRED: • BS/BA in Computer Science, Math, Telecommunications, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience • Strong working knowledge of physical IT infrastructures (e.g. Servers, SANs, Networking, etc.) • Basic knowledge of CE infrastructures (e.g. UPS, Generator, AHU, etc.) • Flexibility to work non-business hours (shifts) that may include weekends and/or holidays • Perform and execute organization’s safety programs and policies, and compliance knowledge assessments
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of color, race, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.