Positions Wanted

The AHK Japan publishes the profiles of job seekers here. The applicants usually have an educational background and/or work experience in the German-Japanese environment. Potential employers using this page to recruit new talent are mainly internationally operating companies and organisations based in Japan. You will find information on how to publish your profile on this page and how to get in contact with a job seeker linked at the right margin.

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Current Position Wanted Profiles

[1005] German: Quality manager with excellent technical understanding

Education:Academic studies of physics at Westfälische Wilhelms University of Münster (diploma)
Doctoral degree at the RWTH Aachen University, Chair of Laser Technology
Quality manager ISO 9001:2015 (TÜV)
Quality management representative ISO 9001:2015 (TÜV)
Work Experience:Quality management: QM-representative, CE-certification of medical products, clinical studies, risk management (4 years)
R&D: Process development, laser cutting, realization of micro positioning machines (4 years)
Scientific associate: Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, project management, micro drilling and structuring by means of multi beam laser interference technique (11 years)
Language Skills:German (native)
English (fluently)
Japanese (good basics)
IT-Skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook), SAP ERP 6.0 QM-Module
Desired Position and Place: Looking for a position as a quality manager/ engineer at a German or international company, prefecture Tokyo
Others:Want to: Managing system-certifications, reviewing and expanding the quality assurance, optimizing the risk management, executing Kaizen and having fun

[1004] German/Japanese: Managing Director

Education:Doctoral degree; East Asian Studies with focus on economics
Work Experience:                       3 years Managing Director in Tokyo. Founding, setting up and management of a Japanese entity for a German medium-sized company in the automotive industry. Full responsibility for two locations with a total of 15 employees; 3.5 years project and team management Japanese software company; 2 years project management and coordinator German corporate aviation group
Language Skills:business fluent English, German and Japanese; suitable French and Mandarin
IT-Skills: MS Office, SAP
Desired Position and Place: Representative/interface of an international company in Japan or Europe.
Others:High intercultural and social skills, familiar with Japanese business etiquette, flawless appearance, excellent analytical skills, high degree of independence, resilient and goal oriented. Permanent Visa.

[1003] German: Tech. Manager w/ background in Mech. Eng. & Operations Mgmt.

Education:MASTER OF SCIENCE (1,2 / ECTS-Grade: A) | 09/2016 – 07/2018
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
Main Field of Study: Production Technology & Management
Work Experience:

LEAN EXPERT | 07/2018 – 09/2018
Hauni Maschinenbau GmbH, Hamburg

Körber AG, Hamburg

Beiersdorf Manufacturing Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg

Language Skills:German: mother tongue
English: fluent in spoken and written language
IT-Skills:Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, SAP / ERP, CATIA V5, MATLAB, Siemens Polarion, ITONICS
Desired Position and Place:Technology & Innovation Manager, Business Development, Technical Product Manager, Lean Manager for a german / international company located in Tokyo, Kawasaki

Further education by the PKT at the TUHH with the topic „Modularization – Methods & Application"
Further education by FORUM – Institut für Management GmbH with the topics „Introduction to the Patent System" and "Professional Patent Search"

[1002] Japanese: Project Manager, Key Account Manager, Business Developer

Education:Graduated from Meiji University with Bachelor of Arts (Bachelor in International Relations)
Work Experience:I worked 5 years as key account manager for international FMCG brands. 2 Years out of which I was located in Japan, 3 years in Germany. In Germany I also worked in project management and product development with great success. Also, I engaged in new joint venture establishment as business developer including internal workflow establishment as well as new customer and supplier acquisition.
Language Skills:Japanese (Mother Tongue)
English (Business Level)
German (Fluent with B2 Certification)
IT-Skills: Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel), SAP
Desired Position and Place: Location: Munich
Positions: Project Management, Marketing, Business Development and B2B Sales
Others:I worked in international environment and am European oriented yet having understandings and experience in Japanese business culture.

[1001] German/Russian: BA International Business Graduate (07/2019)

Education:Bachelor of Arts International Business Administration at Wiesbaden Business School, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden (Graduated 07/2019),
Bachelor of Economics at Kagawa University in Takamatsu (Study Abroad)
Work Experience:

German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Japan - Member Service Intern (10/2019-03/2020, Tokyo, Japan)
NRW Japan K.K. - Research Assistant (09/2018-12/2018, Tokyo, Japan)
Wiesbaden Business School - Student Tutor for Japanese Class (11/2017-01/2018, Wiesbaden, Germany)

Language Skills:Russian - native
German - business fluent
English - business fluent
Japanese - limited working proficiency
IT-Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint, Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Drive, Salesforce, SuperOffice, Typo3, HTML Windows, Mac OS
Desired Position and Place: German or international company, Japanese automotive company in Tokyo/Yokohama, Osaka, Sapporo. Automotive, Retail, Consumer Electronics, Game Industry.
Others:Class president in university from 10/2015-07/2019,
Fundamentals of Digital Marketing with Certification from Google Digital Garage,
Working Holiday Visa valid until 09/2020

[0904] Japanese: HR professional/generalist, Office Manager

Waseda University (Japan), BA (European history)
Eurocenter (Cologne, Germany), Geman language 5 months
Work Experience:

Overall human resources management/operation (more than 25 yrs) in several multinational organizations: Payroll, C&B, labor laws, policy & procedures, regulations, employee relations, talent acquisition & management

Office administration, general affairs, compliance and legal related matters (more than 15 yrs): Vendor, falicity management, BCP, safe and security management, office relocation

Language Skills:
Japanese (native)
English (business level)
German (basic)
Italian (beginner)
Desired Position and Place:
HR/Office manager/specialist, back office coordination
Tokyo, Kanagawa
Others:Interesting: Small to medium sized company, start-up organization

[0903] German: 2020 Graduate in East Asian Economy (MA)

Education:MA in East Asian Economy & Society | University of Vienna/ Osaka University, April 2020
BA in European Studies | University of Passau/ Sciences Po Toulouse, 2016
Coursework in Business Administration | University of Augsburg, 2011
Work Experience: LINGODA GMBH, Berlin, Germany, 2018-Present
German E-Learning Teacher
Plan, implement lesson plans for online instruction in German. Evaluate and support international students in learning process.
CARITAS ASSOCIATION, Passau, Germany, 2016
Key Accomplishments:
Intercultural communication, mediation and presentation skills, fast problem solving competence
Language Skills:German: Native
English: Fluent, IELTS 7.5
Japanese: Business level, JLPT N2, expected 2019
French: Fluent
IT-Skills:Zoom Video Conferencing
Microsoft Office Specialist
Java Basic Knowledge
Adobe Acrobat
Desired Position and Place:                   International Consultant | New Graduate, Tokyo
Others:Several years of international experience in private and public institutions. Knowledge in customer relations, civil society, social innovation systems. Communicative, personable, highly adaptive, and multiculturally competent problem-solver.

[0902] German/Russian: B.Sc. Business Informatics

Education:B.Sc. in Business Informatics at University of Applied Sciences for Telecommunication Leipzig (HfTL)
Work Experience: Junior Software Developer (2014-2016)
Sales and Project Management (since 2016) for the Public & Healthcare Sector regarding IT-Infrastructure and Cloud topics
Language Skills:German (native)
Russian (native)
English (C1)
Spanish (basics)
Japanese (basics)
IT-Skills:Microsoft Office + VBA
PaaS (Openshift, Kubernetes, Docker)
Desired Position and Place: German or international company in Japan (Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido, Fukuoka)
International Account- / Sales Management, Project Management, Partner Management, IT-Consultant
Others:Currently living in Berlin, Germany

[0901] German: IT Analyst

Education:2015 - 2020 IT Analyst, Bachelor of Science
2008 - 2010 Apprenticeship as IT systems specialist
Work Experience: since 2018 System Engineer
2013 - 2018 Network Engineer
2010 - 2013 Customer Support Engineer
Language Skills:German: Mother tongue
English: Fluent
French: Intermediate
Japanese: Intermediate (JLPT N4)
IT-Skills:Database programming, requirements engineering, process management, Java programming, Multi-Threading, Purchase, assembly, installation of desktop and server systems and networks, Networking
Desired Position and Place: IT Business Process Analyst in Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka
Digitalization, Process Management, IT Consulting, Industry 4.0
Others:Currently living in Germany. Planning to improve Japanese level and to take courses

[0805] German: Master of Business Administration

Education:Japanese Studies University Tuebingen
Executive Master of Business Administration Temple University Japan
Work Experience:

1999-2012 Final Position: Head of Administration (Finance, Logistics, IT, HR) at German household appliance manufacturer in Japan
2012-2015 Final Position: Director Finance, Logistics, IT, HR at German cookware manufacturer in Japan
2015-June 2019 Final Position: Member of Management Board with overall responsibility at exporting Japanese subsidiary of a German company

Language Skills:German (1st mother tongue)
Japanese (2nd mother tongue)
English (Fluent)
French (Basic knowledge)
IT-Skills: Microsoft Office
Lotus Notes
Desired Position and Place: Senior Management / Head of Finance position at German / International company located in Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama
Others:Permanent resident
Trilingual (German, Japanese, English)
More than twenty years of intercultural business experience
Proven track record regarding building up / restructuring a company’s business

[0804] German: Project Manager and Content Creator, trilingual

Education:M.A Transcultural Studies with focus "Economy, Society Governance", Heidelberg University
B.A. Religious Studies and Economics
Study abroad at Kyoto University, Japan and Arizona State University, US
Work Experience:4/2017 – Project Manager and Digital Content Manager at Japanese IT company
Management and coordination of IT projects, working directly with Japanese clients
Web Marketing, overseeing multiple online media and in charge of strategic planning, implementation, managing KPIs, content creation, SEO, SNS
Language Skills:

German (native)
English (fluent)
Japanese (JLPT N1, business level)

IT-Skills:MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
Google tools (Analytics, Search Console, etc.)
HTML, CSS (basics)
Desired Position and Place:Looking for a position at a German or international company in the Greater Tokyo Area.
Others:Experience working in Japanese and with Japanese clients.
Work visa until 2022.

[0803] Indian: English-Japanese Bilingual (20 years R&D)

Education:BE Mech- 1997 [India, Nagpur University]
Work Experience:                       Automotive R&D industry professional with 20 years experience in Product Need/Requirement, Design & Development, offering expertise in New Product Design & Development, Product Planning, Process Development, Program Management
Comprehensive experience in Automotive right from Concept Development to Vehicle Production
Language Skills:English - Native
Japanese - Business Level
IT-Skills: MS Office (Excel, Words & Power Point)
Desired Position and Place: Japan Head/Director/Program Manager
Japan; Tokyo, Yokohama
Others:Global International Program Management Experience & Skill from RFI, RFQ to Project Acquisition, as a SPOC to Customer.