The company, often called the Tesla of Japan, was established in 2010 by a group of passionate and visionary professionals in automobile and related industry (such as auto parts and car racing) as a university venture to rejuvenate a popular sports car producer.
With several strategic alliances with top-notch electronics and auto makers in Japan and abroad, it aims to produce the highest quality electronic vehicle (EV). Its success and potentials helped it secure large amounts of investment from sovereignty funds of Saudi Arabia and Taiwan for accelerating EV development and business expansion. It is rare for Japanese startups to attract investments from foreign-government-backed funds which provides a solid evidence of how the company’s innovative technology and business potential is recognized in the world market. It is not only operating in Japan but also in other Asian and European markets.
The EV producer was ready for massive production/manufacturing in the end of 2015, now it foresees an unprecedented expansion and is seeking for talented individuals to join the team. Currently, the company has only 20 employees which means you will be joining as a core member who will be given many responsibilities and much freedom, and have the opportunity to grow rapidly together with the firm.
Emphasis on creativity, flexibility, freedom and team-work (many employees in the firm are from top car markers such as Toyota, Honda and Nissan and thy are willing to take a pay-cut to join the venture because of the freedom and creativity of the work and their belief of the company's future)
Encourage for free and open communication and discussion (employees are encouraged and respected to generate original and creative ideas, bring them to the table, discuss with the team and work diligenly together with the team to make them come true)
To develope new business and markets by leveraging the firm’s platform
To form strategic alliance and partnership in Japan and abroad
To function as a bridge between internal engineers and potential partners
To assist and support the development of suppliers in Japan and abroad
To brief market intelligence and trends to internal engineers
Minimum 3 years full time professional working experience
Business Japanese (being able to communicate with other Japanese colleagues in Japanese)
Love and interested in cars
Teamwork with good communication skills
Motivated, determined, committed
Annual salary (4~7.5 million yen depending on the experience and skills)
Health care, social insurance pension and other relevant benefits
9:00~18:00 from Monday to Friday
Flexible working hours
*Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only*
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.