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[Working Abroad In Japan] Technical Sales for Semicon *Entry*

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Our client, a manufacturing company in the semiconductor/electronics industry, is currently searching for Japanese bilingual candidates! The company is located in San Jose, however the position will require the candidate to work abroad in Japan for 1-3 years for training purposes (ideally two years). After the 1-3 years training, the candidate will be transferred back to work at the office in San Jose, CA. The position is a Technical Sales role and Japanese business level is required.

  • Title: Technical Sales
  • Location: Ibaraki Prefecture near Tokyo, Japan & San Jose, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
  • Industry: Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Salary: Japan ($45k + relocation/living fees); San Jose ($70k-80k DOE)

Job Duties:

Ibaraki, JP:

  • Working at the manufacturing facilities and also taking on regular technical sales duties while supporting the US Sales location.
  • Translation of sales documents and contracts both in English and Japanese
  • Working in Japan office not just translating, but becoming familiar with company products and learning about how to better sell their products upon return to Bay Area
  • Communicating between the Japan office and San Jose office (Sufficient training will be provided)
  • Analyze and solve any problems or inquiries that customers have. Handling any complaints regarding existing products in a professional manner, then providing internal members with suggestions on formula or process changes to improve device

San Jose, CA:

  • Upon return, business development, handling existing and potential client’s requests, and helping to raise the sales in the immediate area
  • Provide technological support to existing customers, and continuing to build successful and long-lasting relationships with them
  • Manage daily communication between customers as well as all divisions of company including HQ/Japan offices
  • Generate monthly sales reports, collect data from customers, and review/give analysis to management


  • Japanese/English bilingual skills (Business level is a MUST). Must be able to relocate to office in Japan for a period of around 1-3 years
  • Excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering a plus
  • Detail oriented, good multi-tasker, able to work independently, and work responsibly/effectively

All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States