Data Center Logistics & Asset Management

Job Title: Data Center Logistics & Asset Management
Location: Tokyo
Reference: 1340
Contact Name: Ben Cordier
Job Published: January 27, 2017 11:48

Job Description


Seeking a bilingual person for inventory control of data center equipment (warehousing, logistics and etc)


  • Ensure the spares inventory is kept up-to-date.
  • Weekly inventory reconciliation with main warehouse inventory control system.
  • Physical and logical processing for receiving and shipment of assets and parts
  • Scheduling the appropriate modes of transportation by sea/air/courier.
  • Communication and coordination with the Site Services team.
  • Monitoring of the customs clearance process.
  • Product codes creation.
  • Preparation and coordination of quarterly inventory audit.
  • Handling building access requests.
  • Performing RMAs with local and international manufacturers.
  • Checking deliveries for accuracy against invoices and SKU

The position will require detailed communication with a variety of Japanese vendors and business partners so full native Japanese speaking / reading / writing skills will be a must. At least 3-5 years’ experience functioning in a Japanese business environment should ensure that the individual is capable of dealing with various business / administrative scenarios.


Supply Chain / Inventory Management experience

Not limited to IT, but the individual should have experience in supply chain and inventory management, and be detailed oriented to manage data quality and a variety of SKUs. Basic knowledge of import/export regulations and ability to analyze / process data would be a plus.

Full native Japanese language skills / ability to fully function in Japanese business environment

  • Self-starter and has experiences in a high pace working environment:
  • Import/export process
  • Customs clearance
  • Inventory control
  • Experience in communicating with overseas partners in English on a daily basis for more than 3-5 years
  • Experience with ERP / Inventory Management software and tools a plus


Knowledge of Server/Network hardware (HP, Dell, EMC, Cisco, F5 Networks, Juniper, etc.)
IT certifications (Server+, Network+, A+, MCP towards 2008 MCSE certifications, etc.) Proficient with MS Office Suite Products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access)
Ability to lift and/or move devices over 50 lbs.

Job details

Direct 12 month contract
Language requirement
Japanese (Native), English (Business)