Engineer at Squid Fishing Machines Manufacturer

JLPT 2 or above (Engineer)


The company, established in 1963, is a global leader in a niche market - fishing machines. Since its invention of the world's first computerized squid machine, it has been supplying squid, scallop and tuna fishing machines to fishermen in over 30 countries. It is surely THE No.1 firm in the industry with a market share of 95% and 70% in domestic and international market respectively.  Being a leader in a niche market allows the firm to maintain a stable and high profit. 


The firm is flexible and treats employees like a family. That means they are willing to and are committed to training and education for their employees.


Hakodate-shi, Hokkaidō, Japan

Job Description

■Job Description

The company believes that listening to clients’ voice and meeting their needs is critcal in a successful business.

As a engineer,  you are expected to get on clients’ fishing boat and understand their needs, concerns and demands from a technical perspective.

And then, you come back to office and try to modify, update and develope machines and tools to meet clients’ specific demands.  

You are also responsible in scheduling regular checks, responding immediately to equipment breakdowns, fixing faults, arrange replacements to be installed, etc.  The ideal candidate will work closely with all stakeholders such as sales in the firm and clients to ensure a satisfying relations and grow the firm. 



.  Passionate, proactive, flexible willing to learn attitude

・Japanese level: Advanced



・Perseverant in pursuing goals and achiever

・Any major is fine but mechanical engineering is preffered (one employee of the company majored in Arts but now works as a engineer after training)

・Conversational English



■Career Path

Staff→ Supervisor (mid-late 20s) →Senior Supervisor (ealy30s)→Assistant Manager (Late 30s) →General Manager (40s〜)


■Work Condition

Work hours: 8:00-17:00

Work Site: Hakodate, Hokkaido

Holiday: Saturday and Sunday

Salary( Example):

22 years old (new graduate students): 4 million annually

30s: 6 million yen 〜

40s: 8 million yen 〜

Salary promotion: Once a year (April)

Bonus: Twice a year

Allowances: Housing allowances, family allowances, trip allowances

Transportation cost is fully covered

Various social insurances are covered


  *Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only* 

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply here wit the relevant CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 


First the organization will be screening your resume.  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 

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