Automotive

Job Description

Being one of the fastest-growing industries in Japan, the automotive industry has a great number of career opportunities for skilled professionals. There is no doubt in saying that Japan is indeed a giant player in the automobile industry for a long time now. From mechanical engineers to solution architects to chief engineer, there are various job profiles for skilled candidates in this industry. Therefore, Japan Recruiter is dedicated to introducing some of the most filled job profiles in the automobile industry to all the aspiring Indian candidates. Following are some of them:

Mechanical Engineering

Jobs in Japan in the mechanical engineering domain of the Mechanical Engineering field requires the candidate to have thorough knowledge in using heavy mobile equipment, performing maintenance on various used in the plant, ensuring that the production is in line with established quality standards, attending training sessions, etc. There are a vast number of Job Profiles in this domain, like:

  • Development Engineer
    To get the profile of development engineer in Japan, one needs to have proficiency in using CAD software and should have experience in executing structural development projects in the automotive industry. The candidate shall also be responsible to work closely with the relevant project team, production partners, and supply companies.
    Approximate salary offered: 7-10 million yen JPY annually.
  • Mechanical Engineer
    For this profile, the candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and should have the experience to develop 3D CAD models priorly. One should have deep knowledge in the creation of mechanical products along with expertise in the relevant subjects required.
    Approximate salary offered: 6-9 million yen JPY annually.
  • Electronics Engineer
    To get this profile in mechanical engineering domain in Japan, the candidate needs to have at least a 2+ year of experience in electronics design engineering, system engineering, or requirement engineering in the automotive. One shall also be responsible to create internal engineering electrical, functional, and performance oriented functional solutions.
    Approximate salary offered: 6-10 million yen JPY annually.
  • Test Engineer
    For this profile, the candidate should have experience of at least 5+ years in the concerned field. One should also have knowledge of measurement or sensor technologies and should be able to conduct an analysis of project specifications, define verification and validation efforts for a quotation.
    Approximate salary offered: 5-8 million yen JPY annually.

Project Management

There are various jobs in the project management domain in the Electrical/industrial field. One needs to have a deep knowledge of planning, execution, evaluation and customer acceptance stages for the various profiles in this domain. Following are the kind of profiles one may have:

  • Project Manager
    For this profile, the candidate should have a minimum of 6 years experience in the project management field. One should also be able to manage overseas IT projects along with proper execution, planning and smooth delivery at the customer’s end.
    Approximate salary offered: 8-10 million yen JPY annually.
  • Business Manager
    The candidate for this profile, shall be responsible to expand information on new projects from customers to in-house development and design. He/she should also be able to lead activities for receiving orders and secure appropriate profits through profit improvement activities with customers.
    Approximate salary offered: 10-14 million yen JPY annually.
  • Site R&D Manager
    The candidate for this profile will have to act as a company R&D representative at the client’s end, manage scheduling & budgeting and supervise R&D contributors. One should also be able to speak native level Japanese and business level English for smooth conversations.
    Approximate salary offered: 6-12 million yen JPY annually.

Hardware/ Software Engineering

There are various jobs in the hardware/software engineering domain in the automotive field. One needs to have a deep knowledge of audio devices, software tuning tools, embedded systems, etc for the various profiles in this domain. Following are the kind of profiles one may have:

  • Audio Engineering
    For this profile, the candidate needs to have deep expertise in supporting development activities such as defining customer specifications, sound tuning systems optimization, new algorithms, and product definitions, etc. One should also have an understanding of embedded systems and audio device hardware for this profile.
    Approximate salary offered: 5-9 million yen JPY annually.
  • Electrical Engineering
    As an electrical engineer in Japan, the candidate will have to support the design, release, building, and testing of automotive components with precision. One should also have 5+ years of experience in automotive hardware and software and should be able to maintain high productivity and efficiency from the engineering team.
    Approximate salary offered: 4-7 million yen JPY annually.
  • Solutions Architect
    For this profile, the candidate should be able to able to understand customer priorities and assess their technology infrastructure by supporting applications with data-driven solutions.One should also be able to provide technical expertise to meet customer needs and support revenue growth.
    Approximate salary offered: 6-10 million yen JPY annually.
  • ADAS Engineer
    The candidate for this profile should be able to develop test strategy, test analysis, etc to provide assistance in the technical development of the team. One should also have the capability to support the development of test strategy at both component and strategic levels.
    Approximate salary offered: 6-10 million yen JPY annually.

Engineering Management

There are various jobs in the engineering management domain in the automotive field. One needs to have a deep knowledge of engineering processes and systems. Following are the kind of profiles one may have:

  • Software Embedded Engineer
    For this profile, the candidate should have the ability to examine and propose embedded system solutions that are optimal for customers. One should also have AUTOSAR related work experience and have the ability to manage engineering projects effectively.
    Approximate salary offered: 5-8 million yen JPY annually.
  • Chief Engineer
    To get this profile, one should have an experience of about 12-15 years in the automotive industry and oversee capacity planning to ensure the global customer line teams have the needed resources. One should have the ability to mentor engineers and ensure up-to-date knowledge of product technology development.
    Approximate salary offered: 10-15 million yen JPY annually.

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