Job title: 第二新卒 | Various Positions
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Automotive Product Development
Salary from: JPY ¥5,000,000
Salary to: JPY ¥6,000,000
Location: 日本本社 | 神奈川県 (Kanagawa)
Job published: 2021-01-24
Job ID: 33362

Job Description


World class tier 1 automotive supplier with Japan HQ in Yokohama is looking to hire young recently graduated professionals with less than 2 years working experience and to help them pivot into a different direction for their career development.

The positions available are:

  • Program & Logistics Leader
  • Sales Leader
  • R&D Controller

Program & Logistics Leader

  • In this function you will organize the logistics, coordinate the data processing and identify and respect preestablished budgets.
  • Define and develop the external Logistics diagrams for material flow and preliminary data processing.
  • Preliminary definition of storage requirements.
  • Develop hypothesis of and validate Logistics costing.
  • Develop or coordinate the packaging prototypes with our suppliers/customers.
  • Manage the prototypes for the program (reception, delivery, invoice)
  • Define/confirm the specifications of the preliminary packaging for mass production.
  • Develop or coordinate transportation cost inputs and implementation requirements for the programs.
  • Primary contact for Program Team, Plants, and the Customer regarding the logistics of the project.
  • Ensure safe launch for PC&L topics in the plant: ERP parameters, internal logistics flow in place


  • Engineering or Supply Chain Degree is preferred.
  • 1 year experience in supply chain, production or automotive industry
  • Native Japanese, Fluent English


Sales Leader

  • Integrated within the Sales Organization of a given Customer Business Unit you will be responsible for the Sales development of the assigned portfolio of products in the region.
  • Develop the appropriate intimacy with his/her Customer contacts (Purchasing, Engineering, Programs)
  • Regular visits with preparation and minutes
  • Build relationships with key staff in the client organization
  • Monitor the level of customer satisfaction at regular intervals or after each significant step
  • Prepare the commercial offers to answer on due time to the Customer requests:
  • Get a good understanding of the costing files
  • Propose and get validated the targeted pricing and the negotiation path / tactics to convince the customer
  • Formalize the offer with the appropriate wording
  • Understand and apply the guidelines proposed by the hierarchy regarding contractual management


  • Engineering or Business Degree is preferred.
  • 1 year experience in sales in B2B environment
  • Comfortable with presentations and business financials
  • Native Japanese, Fluent English


R&D Controller

  • The role of a R&D Controller is to manage the controlling of a R&D Site or Region, engineering, prototypes, and tooling costs, in order to guarantee and optimize the R&D financial performance and competitiveness
  • Ensure all financial related procedures compliance
  • Develop, execute and control internal finance procedures including spending authorization in accordance with Group procedures and policies
  • Ensure site activities are compliant with finance related procedures, and internal control basics


  • Business, Engineering or Finance Degree is preferred.
  • 2 years professional experience and some exposure to controlling is preferred
  • Good accounting knowledge.
  • Native Japanese, Fluent English


* Please be advised that if you do not currently reside or have permission to work in the Japan region, we reserve the right not to proceed.

** Please also be advised that if you clearly do not meet the requirements of the position, we reserve the right not to proceed although consultants will always endeavor to consider your profile for other positions.


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