Job title: Platform Manager |プラットフォームマネージャー
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Automotive Product Development
Salary from: JPY ¥7,000,000
Salary to: JPY ¥10,000,000
Location: 栃木県 (Tochigi)
Job published: 2021-02-15
Job ID: 33377

Job Description


As a platform manager you will be responsible for the program in its serial life and for the achievement of the program improvement actions in terms of quality and profitability from handover to production site to end of life.

As platform manager you may manage several programs.


Technical Responsibilities are:

  • Ensure the necessary resources are provided in due time from the different functions (Sales, Controlling, Costing, Plant Purchasing, Quality, Product & Process Engineering)
  • Manage serial life program performance through indicators (Customer PPM, Scrap, Operating Margin)
  • Initiate in strong relationship with the Operations and Manage convergence plan to achieve the targets
  • Cascade Program objectives on to the functions
  • Act as official Program representative towards the customer
  • Apply Engineering Change Management process
  • Ensure a permanent reservoir of productivity ideas
  • Ensure program documentation organization for data continuity between customers, suppliers, R&D centers and Plants
  • Organize communication throughout the program life including confidentiality management,
  • Ensure that the functions use the firms standard tools
  • Ensure the compliance of Programs with Customer Quality systems, HSE, Safety and Regulation standards


  • Master's degree in engineering or in business administration
  • Minimum 6 years of proven experience in design & Development or in Industrial Operations in Automotive sector
  • Knowledge of quality tools (FMEA, design of experiment, functional analysis)
  • Knowledge of quality tools (FMEA, design of experiment, functional analysis)
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of quality tools (FMEA, design of experiment, functional analysis)
  • English and Japanese required


* 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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