Careers

If you want to have a worldwide footprint in the fast paced and exciting industry of global logistics, shipping, freight forwarding, and international delivery, transportation and moving, then Yamato is the employer for you. With offices scattered throughout the world, including more than 25 offices in the USA, Canada and Mexico, your job opportunity and career with Yamato can take you virtually anywhere. At Yamato, we are committed to developing strong relationships with our customers who expect excellence from Yamato’s employees. For its customers, Yamato is continuously looking for courageous leaders, innovative thinkers, and hard-working go-getters who get the job done.

Career #1

Title: Account Executive Job Location: Nashville, TN
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE
Minimum qualifications: Have experience working as an outside sales
Be able to speak, read and write business level English
Must have a valid Driver's License
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Experience or knowledge in the logistics/ transportation industry
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
Call on prospective customers to explain company services or to solicit new businesses.
Acquire new clients and businesses.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #2

Title: Account Executive Job Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 9am~6pm
Salary: DOE
Minimum qualifications: Have experience working as an outside sales
Be able to speak, read and write fluent English
Must have a valid Driver's License
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Experience or knowledge in the logistics/ transportation industry
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
Call on prospective customers to explain company services or to solicit new businesses.
Acquire new clients and businesses.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #3

Title: Account Executive Job Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE
Minimum qualifications: Have experience working as an outside sales
Be able to speak, read and write business level English
Must have a valid Driver's License
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Experience or knowledge in the logistics/ transportation industry
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
Call on prospective customers to explain company services or to solicit new businesses.
Acquire new clients and businesses.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #4

Title: Account Executive Job Location: Seattle, WA
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE
Minimum qualifications: Have experience working as an outside sales
Be able to speak, read and write business level English
Must have a valid Driver's License
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Experience or knowledge in the logistics/ transportation industry
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
Call on prospective customers to explain company services or to solicit new businesses.
Acquire new clients and businesses.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #5

Title: Account Executive Job Location: Vancouver, Canada
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE
Minimum qualifications: Have experience working as an outside sales
Be able to speak, read and write business level English
Must have a valid Driver's License
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Experience or knowledge in the logistics/ transportation industry
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
Call on prospective customers to explain company services or to solicit new businesses.
Acquire new clients and businesses.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #1

Title: Mover Job Location: Charlotte, NC
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE 1~3 hrs per week
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License
Bilingual fluency in English and Japanese
Be able to lift 50lbs
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Move appliances, furniture, and equipment.
Pack household goods at customer's property.
Drive company's vehicle to pick up and deliver the shipment.
Confer with customers to answer the questions and guide them to fill out the documents.
Consolidate items to prepare for shipments.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #2

Title: Mover Job Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE 4~7hrs per week
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License
Must be able to speak, read, and write fluent Japanese and business level English.
Have excellent customer service skill.
Be able to lift 50lbs
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Move appliances, furniture, and equipment.
Pack household goods at customer's property.
Drive company's vehicle to pick up and deliver the shipment.
Confer with customers to answer the questions and guide them to fill out the documents.
Consolidate items to prepare for shipments.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #3

Title: Mover Job Location: Nashville, TN
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE Occasionally
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License
Bilingual fluency in English and Japanese
Be able to lift 50lbs
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Move appliances, furniture, and equipment.
Pack household goods at customer's property.
Drive company's vehicle to pick up and deliver the shipment.
Confer with customers to answer the questions and guide them to fill out the documents.
Consolidate items to prepare for shipments.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #4

Title: Moving Cordinator Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE 8~10 hrs per week
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License
Bilingual fluency in English and Japanese
Be able to lift 50lbs
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Move appliances, furniture, and equipment.
Pack household goods at customer's property.
Drive company's vehicle to pick up and deliver the shipment.
Confer with customers to answer the questions and guide them to fill out the documents.
Consolidate items to prepare for shipments.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #5

Title: Mover Job Location: Columbus, OH
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8am~5pm
Salary: DOE Occasionally
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License
Bilingual fluency in English and Japanese
Be able to lift 50lbs
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Move appliances, furniture, and equipment.
Pack household goods at customer's property.
Drive company's vehicle to pick up and deliver the shipment.
May drive forlift. (Training will be provided)
Consolidate items to prepare for shipments.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #6

Title: Mover/ Warehouse Assistant Job Location: Honolulu, HI
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: On Call Basis
Salary: DOE Occasionally
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License
Bilingual fluency in English and Japanese
Be able to lift 50lbs
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Move appliances, furniture, and equipment.
Pack household goods at customer's property.
Drive company's vehicle to pick up and deliver the shipment.
Consolidate items to prepare for shipments.
Other duties as assigned.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #7

Title: Moving Cordinator Job Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 7:30am~4:30pm
Salary: DOE 8~10 hrs per week
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License
Bilingual fluency in English and Japanese
Be able to lift 50lbs
Preferred qualifications: Experience in the multicultural environment
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Move appliances, furniture, and equipment.
Pack household goods at customer's property.
Drive company's vehicle to pick up and deliver the shipment.
Consolidate items to prepare for shipments.
Other duties as assigned.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #8

Title: Mover Job Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 7am~4pm
Salary: DOE Occasionally
Minimum qualifications: Have excellent customer service skill.
Bilingual fluency in English and Japanese.
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Advise clients on transportation and payment methods.
Prepare bills of lading, invoices, and other shipping documents.
Consult with customers by phone to answer their questions.
Keep records of all goods shipped, received, and stored.
Other duties as assigned.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #1

Title: Driver/ Warehouse Assistant Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 9am~6pm
Salary: DOE OT Hours: 4~7hrs per week
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid Driver's License
Bilingual fluency in English and Japanese
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Drive company vehicle to pick up and deliver the shipments.
Prepare the shipments in the warehouse.
Consult with customers to answer their questions.
May assist to create the necessary documents for the shipment.
Other duties as assigned.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #2

Title: Route Driver Job Location: Portland, OR
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 8:30am~5:30pm
Salary: DOE OT Hours: 1~10hrs per week
Minimum qualifications: Must have a valid driver license
Must be able to lift up to 55lbs

Preferred qualifications: Forklift experience
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Drive company truck/van to pick up and deliver the shipments.
Warehouse In & Out operation
General responsibility: You will be using an Izuzu 20ft truck or Dodge Cargo Van to drive around the Metro Portland area picking up and loading customer parcels. Then driving back to the warehouse to unload and palletize.
Average weight is usually 5-10 pounds but may be more
This job is 85% driving and 15% warehouse
Other duties as assigned
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #3

Title: Import/Export Coordinator Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours: 9:30am~6:00pm
Salary: DOE OT Hours: If Needed
Minimum qualifications: • Good understanding of domestic and world economy.
• Strong communications skills
• Basic computer skills (Outlook and Word), basic formula skills with Excel.
• Fluent business English (Speak, Read, Write)
• Office work experience
Preferred qualifications: • Speak, Read, Write in Japanese
• IATA DG certified
• Import/Export coordinator experience
General responsibility: Import/Export Coordinators are responsible for arranging shipments, preparing documents for each shipment daily with various domestic and international protocols. Negotiating rates with airlines, trucks, ocean lines and handling pricing information, and handling general office work, as directed by the Operations Manager.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities: • Handle AIR & Ocean import/export shipments
• Export document preparation for the daily shipment to Japan (small parcel & Bulk) and pre-alert emails
• Communication with export air clients and other Yamato offices
• Quote requests and negotiate rates with Airlines and Ocean offices
• Monthly Bulk report, Insurance report, and KPI report
• Create export commercial air invoices
• Submit SED (Shipper's Export Declaration)
• Schedule local and international pickup & create BOL
• TSA communication if needed
• Assist in Warehouse/delivery/pick up if needed
• Data entry, Customer service (walk in customer, inbound-outbound call) if needed
• Moving assist (delivery, pickup and etc.) if needed
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #1

Title: Office Administrative Assistant Job Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Full Time Regular Work Hours:
Salary: DOE OT Hours: Perhaps some, but very little is expected.
Minimum qualifications: - Ability to maintain strict confidence by handling sensitive information in a confidential manner.
- Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
- Attention to detail with problem-solving skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational and planning skills.
- Proficient in MS Office
- AA and/or BA college degree preferred.
- Great sense of humor.
Preferred qualifications: - Creative, innovative, organized and cooperative.
- Familiarity with a variety of the concepts, practices and procedures of the global logistics industry generally and Yamato’s business, specifically.
- Professionalism.
- Cooperative and enjoys working with a team.
- Bilingual in English and Japanese.
Responsibilities include
but not limited to the following:
Yamato is seeking an outgoing and imaginative Office Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and clerical support to ensure smooth and efficient operation of the company’s headquarters office in Los Angeles. Will need to maintain strict confidentiality and support executives through a variety of tasks related to communication, organization and control. The successful candidate will need to have the ability to effectively and confidently communicate clearly via phone and email and will need to ensure that all duties are completed quickly and accurately and delivered with the highest quality and in a timely manner. Your experience and judgment in planning and utilizing a wide degree of independence, creativity and latitude will be expected. You will report directly to the General Counsel and Sr. Vice President of General Affairs.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities: - Produce and distribute correspondence, memos, letters, and forms.
- Assist in the preparation of reports.
- Provide general support and top-level service to visitors, guests, customers and international colleagues from throughout the world.
- Answer and screen phone calls.
- Organize and schedule meetings and appointments.
- Support international work exchange programs and expats from Japan and elsewhere working in USA, including support for work permits, visa documents, drivers’ licenses, car leases, apartment leases and tax returns.
- Coordinate travel arrangements, including itineraries.
- Assist in preparation of travel expense reports.
- Arrange and coordinate annual corporate kick off meetings.
- Handle multiple projects with the ability to multi-task efficiently.
- Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories.
- Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
- Carry out duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
- Write letters and emails on behalf of Executives.
- Arrange, coordinate and schedule conference calls, rooms, taxis, couriers, hotels, restaurants, etc.
- Maintain computer and manual filing systems.
- Liaison with Yamato’s regions throughout USA, Canada and Mexico, and other departments and divisions such as Compliance, IT, Corporate Planning, Accounting, Sales, Supply Chain Solutions, International Moving and HR.
- Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
- Receive, sort and distribute outgoing and incoming mail, FedEx and USPS packages.
- Secure signatures and approvals wherever necessary.
- Maintain up-to-date employee and customer holiday records.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

Career #2

Title: E-Commerce/Small Parcel Shipping Supervisor and/or Assistant Manager Job Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Full Time or Part Time Regular Work Hours: Full Time hours: 9am-6pm
Salary: DOE OT Hours: Yes, sometimes for trouble shooting or when unexpected operational errors occur.
Minimum qualifications: Must be fluent in both English and Japanese, enjoy and understand the importance and uses of IT platforms in the e-commerce shipping and logistics industry. The potential candidate will be disciplined and independent with a customer-oriented character.
Preferred qualifications: Experience in a multicultural environment.
General responsibility: The day to day job tasks includes:
- Customer service and support to E-Commerce retailers for their the cross-border shipments to Japan
- Check and Improve the day-to-day shipping operation of our internal branch offices across the USA and Canada.
- Liaison with one of the biggest US based E-commerce company as well as Yamato's operational team in Japan.
The candidate may be eligible to “telework/telecommute” remotely to work anywhere with private access to email, web-chat tools or phone in order to communicate confidentially with customers.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities: • Promote Yamato’s International TA-Q-BIN service, which is the No.1 parcel delivery brand in Japan in terms of scale and quality, to customers.
• Answers incoming customer inquiry regarding the shipping system issues, service questions and general concerns
• With using our own developed web-based shipping system, to assist customers to start the shipping for Japan up and the daily operation thereafter
• Implement the Yamato's value added and sophisticated delivery services for customers to enhance the consumers' satisfactions
• Analyzing customer needs and developing innovative solutions
For this position that prospective candidate will be eligible to work anywhere, however, it is preferred that he/she work in Los Angeles.
Application Method: Please send your resume to our HR Department.
E-mail Address: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com

For other potential jobs, please contact our HR department.
Email: recruiting@yamatoamerica.com