YKK Corporation

Target Area:
Area: ASEAN Countries
Recuitment Information:
Type of job recruitment: Technical Position
Name of job type: Product development/manufacturing technology
Number of recruitment: 2
Business Content: "■Fastening goods (fasteners) design and development
■Fasteners production and manufacturing technology (process, finish) development and design."
Career path, capabilities
&skills to acquire after on-board:
"fter joining the company,there will be a new employee orientation, where you should learn the responsibility and obligation as a member of society and corporation, as well as the ""idea"" of how YKK group think.
After that, first year, you will accquire basic knowledge of manufacturing and products through actual practice at the scene.
After the second year, you will mainly aim at career upgrade at product development or production technology positions.
After learning our technology for 5 years in Japan, you might go along your career path to be a globally accepted technician, and to realize foresaid, you have chance to relocate to your country and of course other places.
We expect you to aim at professional product developer or plant manager."
Work place: Tomiyama Prefecture (Kurobe City), Saitama Prefecture (Ageo City)
Average over time per month: Around 20h
Character Needed: "Expecting to adopt leader candidates to form future YKK group, we are searching for people with following 4 features.
■When faced with various problems, you can accept what is happening and make continurous efforts to overcome it keeping a positive attitude.
■Insisting your own opinions, you can organize them in your mind and try to speak loud,taking your responsibility.
■While keep making great effort, you will always set a higher goal.
■You might fail but always take the failure as fuel to next higher level success."
Degree: Bachelor’s degree or above   
Major: All fields relating Machinery major
Area of Expertise: Machinery and any related fields
Level of Japanese : Not required
Supplement on language level: "Skype interview and Final interview in Japan will be in English.
1:Why you apply our company
2:What you have learnt till now
3:Why you want to work in Japan
Please explain above questions in English

Before entering the company, we will arrage those winning the approval learn Japanese at local Japanese language school.
Thereafter, you will go to Japan and learn Japanese at a language school in Japan for 2-3 months before entering the company.
Scheduled on-board date: Enter the company at April 2019
Interview Time&Place :
Recommendation for
graduated students:
Background for employment of global talents: "■Embrace excellent talents regardless of nationality
■Further acceleration of global development
Fastener products are closely connected with people's life. At present, over 90% products of YKK are produced in countries other than Japan.
Product development and manufacture plant management based on different countries' custom and habitare in great demand.
We are expecting to meet someone who can take the responsibility of the future of YKK fastening business expanding all over the world."

Pay: (Basic salary) Bachelor: 205,000 Yen; Master: 219,000 Yen
Bonus: Twice a year (July and December)
Traffic allowance: Depends on the regulation
Housing allowance: Yes
Monthly Housing allowance: Arround 14,000-20,000 Yen
Dormitory: No
Employee burdened amount
for dormitory/company house:
What are included in dormitory:
Work Time: (Head office) 9:00-17:40, (plant) 8:00-16:45 *There might be difference according to your working place.
Flexible system: No
Vacation System: 5-day workweek (Annual vacation days: 122 days (Y 2011)), holidays, New Year's Holiday,paid leave each year (10 days for first year and up to 20 days), celebration and mourning leaves etc.
Welfare: bachelor quarters, company domitory, company pension, internal deposit, retirement allowance, housing finance, property accumulation savings etc.
Insurance: Unemployment insurance, industrial injury insurance, health insurance, pension insurance, group life insurance.
Training: "After joining the company,there will be a new employee orientation, where you should learn the responsibility and obligation as a member of society and corporation, as well as the ""idea"" of how YKK group think.
After that, you will receive education for each post. That is more close to practice and you can learn how to work more effectively without fear of failure, and that is YKK group style.
Furthurely, you will learn basic technology to manage necessary business and knowledge at in-house selection and competing training, outside seminar or professional institutes."

About the Employer:
Corporate Name: YKK株式会社
Corporate Name in English: YKK Corporation
Main Business: Manufacturer
Type of Business: Metal product
Date of establishment: 1/1/1934
Capital: 11,992,400,500 yen
Sales: YKK group sales: 721 billion Yen (Fastening products: 313.2 billion Yen and Architectural products: 402.4 billion Yen, etc.)
Number of employees: YKK group: 42,154 employees (17,330 Japan and 24,824 overseas)
Enrollment of foreigners:
Staff from Target Area:
Average Age of Staff:
Representative: ■ Chairman & CEO: Tadahiro Yoshida ■ Presidnt: Masayuki Sarumaru
Headquarters Location: 1, Kanda Izumi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8642, Japan
Oversea Bases: Development, manufacturing and sales of fastening product, development and manufacturing of various machinery, equipment and mold for internal group.
Homepage: http://www.ykk.co.jp/
Corporate Profile: Japan, the world's top brand YKK fastener. This result attributes to the technology and development staff who are always chasing for better performance. "Industrial property right" is emphasized as one of the indexes of the force of products and technology, such as patent and appliable proposal. In YKK, there are about 8,100 industrial property rights which are now in effect all over the world. Of course, even now, a wide range of underlying techniques are being researched. Based on those, jeans, sports and outdoor fits, apparel like fast fashion, as well as fishing net, car, space suit etc., we are spreading general material field, too.
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