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Scope of Position:
Engineering position, working as part of an international new products team (US and Japan). The position will be based in the US and will work closely with: (a) our US-based new products team, (b) our Japanese account teams and (c) our Japanese vehicle customers (passenger cars and heavy duty trucks). This individual will drive technical program requirements in the US, based on Japanese customer needs, lead the definition of customer technical requirements, work closely with the Regional Technology Manager to develop customer evaluation programs and manage program activities and insure achievement of key milestones.
Travel Requirements: 20% Travel (3-6 times to Japan per year)
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Monday-Friday 8-5 additional as required during peak times
Required Education: BS in Engineering or Science Disciplines, MS or PHD Preferred
Required Years and Area of Experience: 3-5 years. Automotive industry preferred
• Effective communication skills (Fluent in reading, writing, and speaking Japanese and English)
• Technical competence in an engineering or science field and willingness to learn new technology
• Flexibility and patience (both in dealing with people and in working hours – example, teleconference with Japan while in the US)
• Lead by influence
• Experience in auto industry
EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled