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Application guidelines

Hiring methods, hiring flow, hiring standards, application methods

Hiring methods Apply here first
Hiring flow
<<Documents to submit>>
Resume (with photograph), academic transcripts, certificate of anticipated graduation, medical report
Hiring standards We seek employees who are self-starters, independent, and capable of finding their own solutions and taking responsibility for their actions.
We look for disciplined individuals capable of thriving in a global society.
Application methods Science and engineering: Letter of application and school recommendation
Arts and letters: Letter of application

Hiring data, compensation, etc.

Positions Science and engineering: R&D/design, production engineering, computer systems development, quality control, production management, sales engineering, etc.
Arts and letters: Sales, planning, accounting, general affairs, production management, etc.
Majors accepted Science and engineering: Electronics, electrical, precision machinery, mechanical, information, telecommunications, applied physics, materials, applied chemistry, administrative engineering, management engineering, etc.
Arts and letters: Law, economics, management, commerce, political science, foreign languages, social science, etc.
Qualifications Graduate school: Degree anticipated to be awarded by March 2012 (including March 2010 and 2011 graduates)
University: Graduation anticipated by March 2012 (including March 2010 and 2011 graduates)
Salary Actual 2010 starting salaries (base salary)
Master's degree holders: 228,500 yen/month
Bachelor's degree holders: 205,500 yen/month
Technical-college graduates (technical skills): 180,500 yen/month
Raises Once annually (July)
Bonuses Twice annually (June, December)
Allowances Allowances for dependent family members, housing costs or rent assistance, commuting allowance, qualification allowance
(Example) Qualification allowance
・TOEIC score of 860 or above: 10,000 yen/month
・HSK score of 8th grade or above : 10,000 yen/month
Work locations Various facilities in Japan (Student opportunities are not assigned to work overseas unless hired locally by overseas sites)
Work hours Flextime system
・Core hours: 10:20 am-3:35 pm
・Standard work hours: 8:20 am-5:05 pm (eight hours/day); lunch break: 45 minutes
Days off ・125 days off/year (including two full days off per week [Saturday, Sunday], New Year holidays, Golden Week holidays, and 4-7 consecutive days off in summertime)
・Annual paid vacation (10 days in first year, 20 days max.)
・System of flexible days off available
Insurance Full employer-provided insurance (unemployment insurance, worker's accident compensation insurance, health insurance, pension plan)
Benefits ・Benefit plans: Mortgage plan, maternity leave (eight weeks each before and after childbirth), childcare leave (up to three years), family leave (up to one year), reduced work hours, defined contribution pension scheme, etc.
・Facilities: Dormitories for single employees, company-owned housing, recreational facilities, employee dining halls, training facilities, etc.
Training Group training for new employees, class-specific training, job-group-specific training for design and development, sales, production, and other positions, foreign-language training, computer training, distance learning, etc. (see Training page for more information)

Hiring plans and performance, schools from which graduates have been hired

Hiring plans and performance

Employees hired for planning positions

  FY 2012
FY 2011
FY 2010
FY 2009
Engineering 10 10 3 6
Operations 10 10 3 11
Total 20 20 6 17 
Schools Washington State University、University of California, Santa Barbara、University College Dublin、Trinity College Dublin、University of Limerick

Hokkaido University, Muroran Institute of Technology, Akita University, Iwate University, Tohoku University, Yamagata University, Niigata University, Tsukuba University, Ibaraki University, Gunma University, Utsunomiya University, Saitama University, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Chiba University, Yokohama National University, Yokohama City University, Shinshu University, Shizuoka University, Nagoya University, University of Toyama, Kanazawa University, University of Fukui, Osaka University, Kobe University, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Okayama University, Yamaguchi University, University of Tokushima, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Saga University, University of Miyazaki, Kagoshima University,

Waseda University, Keio University, Sophia University, ICU, Rikkyo University, Meiji University, Chuo University, Tokyo University of Science, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Kogakuin University, Musashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo Denki University, Chiba Institute of Technology, Aoyama Gakuin University, Gakushuin University, Hosei University, Nihon University, Komazawa University, Senshu University, Toyo University, Tokai University, Tamagawa University, Seijo University, Seikei University, Meiji Gakuin University, Kanagawa University, Tsuda College, Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Meijo University, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Doshisha University, Ritsumeikan University, Kansai University, Kwansei Gakuin University, etc.

Documents to submit; where to address inquiries

Documents to submit Resume (with photograph), academic transcripts, certificate of anticipated graduation, medical report
Note: Personal information on applicants will not be used for any purpose other than actions related to hiring. Note that documents submitted will not be returned. They will be managed and disposed of under the company's responsibility.
Where to address inquiries HR Development Sec., Human Resource Dept.
Attn.: Saegusa
18th Floor, East Tower, Gate City Osaki
1-11-2 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0032, Japan
Tel. +81-3-3785-1107
Submit inquiries here