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Supply Chain Systems Engineer

Job Purpose

The Supply Chain Systems Engineer will be exposed to and closely integrated with new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Agile methodologies, and container orchestration to help build, maintain, and improve our Supply Chain operations infrastructure.

This position will help resolve production issues, configure monitoring, and identify ways to reduce downtime and increase efficiency. It will have growth potential and work frequently with teams including software development, Quality, Development Operations, Product Management, Operations and Project Management in Japan and internationally.

Primary Job Accountabilities/ Responsibilities

Supply Chain System Engineer will work with many technical and non-technical colleagues to support design, development, and maintain systems related to operations. It will be involved in the followings:

  • Evaluate existing robotic cells for Opportunities for Improvement (OFI)

  • Integrate various components like actuators, PLC’s, robotic arms, conveyors, etc. into solutions that will automate existing operations

  • Collaborate with multiple internal and external teams to make our systems and operations better

  • Integrate between 3rd party software suites into existing operational systems

  • Perform and automate testing for various software releases

  • Obtain and maintain Subject Matter Expertise for new and existing systems

  • Identify areas for automation

  • Troubleshoot issues and identify root cause.  Recommend changes to improve performance

  • Effectively communicate issues and findings using both written reports and verbal discussions (in Japanese and in English)

Required Experience, Skills, and Knowledge, Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant professional experience

  • Proficient in at least one programming language such as Python, Java, C/C++, Go, MATLAB

  • Fluency in English and Japanese, both written and spoken

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to prioritize workloads

  • Highly competent problem-solving skills

  • Collaborates well in a team environment

  • Rolling up sleeves and Get It Done mindset and attitude

  • Strong desire to learn new things

  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing deliverables and/or requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to provide creative solutions to new problems

  • Love learning and seek/ enjoy challenges

Platforms and technologies that this position will be exposed to and/or utilize:

  • REST and SOAP API’s

  • HTML, CSS, Bootstrap

  • Docker, Kubernetes, and other container technologies

  • MySQL, PostgreSQL, TSQL

  • Windows, CentOS, Ubuntu

  • Nginx, Apache

  • Python, Java, C#, etc.

  • Cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure

  • Networking protocols

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases a plus

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Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

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