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Japanese speaking Application Engineer (Automotive) - Japan based - Ref: 1604-104

  • Location: Japan - Tokyo, Japan
  • Salary: competitive
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: Japanese
  • Categories: Manufacturing/ Engineering


●●【東京勤務】 アプリケーションエンジニア (正) ●●

【給与】: 応相談


- テクニカルサポートの提供(購入前後のサポート)
- セールスチームの補助
- ソフトウェアの試行、記録
- 顧客からの設問に対して1stラインでのサポート提供

- 母国語レベルの日本語力、ビジネスレベルの英語力要
- CAE/CAD、FEAのご経験がある方
- 日本のビジネスマナーを心得ている方
- 自動車業界経験者尚可
- エンジニアの学位保持者優遇

Title: Japanese speaking Application Engineer (Automotive) - Japan based

Status: Permanent/ Full-time

Salary: Competitive

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Skills: Automotive, Mechanical Engineer/ Application Engineer, Transmission, technical support,  CAE/CAD , Matlab,  Japanese

Our client is a fast growing company with a global presence and UK Headquarters. We develop the world’s leading analysis software for gearbox engineering, and count all the major car companies as customers.

Due to their continued growth, they are seeking a talented Applications Engineer to join our team in Japan.

The role will be varied and dynamic and will provide the successful candidate with wide exposure to Japan’s major companies and a wide range of driveline analysis technologies and processes.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1) Support of company commercial activities in Japan both pre-sale and post-sale acting as first line technical support.

  • Visit customers and provide onsite technical support .
  • Lead and prepare webinars for technical audiences.
  • Lead and assist in the preparation of technical workshops through creation of technical material (datasheets, presentations, etc).
  • Represent at conferences.

2)  Assist sales teams globally to ensure commercial and technical software-related collateral is available.

3)  Provide basic and advance software training and demonstrations (in-house Designer).

4)  Work with software developers to test new software for usability and quality and assist in gathering information and benchmark against the competition.

5)  Lead the development of training material and technical collateral. (e.g. Identifying and preparing core training material for new software developments or new commercial initiatives).

6)  Provide 1st line technical support in our technical support website and contribute to blogs with basic and advanced content.

7)  Support consultancy projects when required (e.g. clean-sheet design projects, optimization, R&D, etc).

The Person:

  • Japanese to mother tongue standard and business level English
  • Experience of CAE/CAD (Catia, Pro/ENGINEER, Solidworks or similar) is mandatory and experience on FEA (ANSYS, NASTRAN or similar) and Matlab would be a distinctive advantage.
  • You will be degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with an excellent academic record.

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