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Engineering Senior Manager

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  • Tokyo / Yokohama
  • Salary: ¥11,500,000 ~ JPY 13,500,000 (Dependent upon experience)

An Engineering Sr. Manager for Hardware & Component Development is needed in the joint venture company that deals with mechanical-based actuation and control systems for the vehicle market

Our client is a tier one supplier company that deals for the vehicle market from designing stage to producing stage including the development of it. This is an opportunity as Engineering Sr. Manager to oversee hardware & component systems from concept phase to series production launch.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for establishing the operational structure and guiding his/her team in global engineering projects using industry standard engineering tools and methods include recruiting, coaching and developing staff
  • Expected to be a leader as guiding technically and striving for top-level processes, methods, and tools for hardware unit and component engineering
  • Provide technology plans consistent with market needs and future technology trends


  • Global management experience with people leadership and management, technical management & project management
  • Minimum 10-year experience in automotive component development and 5 years of management experience (Project management and/or direct reports)
  • Minimum education: 4-year bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering field from an accredited university either in Japan or abroad (Master’s degree in a technical field preferred)
  • Full professional language proficiency in both English and Japanese with excellent communication skills

Preferred but not required:

  • Mechanical component design simulation tools: CAD, CAE, Mat lab – wide-range of knowledge is needed
  • Extensive knowledge of international standards for automotive system design processes such as APQP, VDA, and IATF16149 for example