Japanese bilingual Technical Sales Engineer

AutoCAD, Pro-Engineer (Pro/E), Japanese, sales, liaison, communication skills
Full Time
$80,000 - $100,000
Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Job Title:             Japanese bilingual Technical Sales Engineer

Job Type:             Full-time (Exempt)

Location:              Newark, CA




Provide technical service support to Production, and Sales & Marketing staff. Contact with customers and provide products technical information and support in feasibility of designs and technical issues. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Be focal technical service liaison between Production Department, Sales and Marketing Department, Engineering Department, and customers with custom- made keypads.


Assist Sales Representatives on technical issues with custom designs on keypads.


Implement and incorporate design changes, engineering changes and specification details involving with design developments: data transfer etc. to overseas design groups.


Coordinate and manage communications on technical issues on keypads and similar articles, tooling, tool transfer, tool modifications, jigs and fixtures with Production Department, Sales and Marketing Department, Engineering Department, and customers.


Visit customers with Sales Representatives, or independently if needed to provide technical assistance on design issues of keypads and similar articles.  Make design recommendations when needed and assist with all tooling and sample issues until project rolls into production.


Continuously seek technical data from Japan and related industries, train Sales Representatives and customers on new and current technologies on keypads and similar articles.


Work together with Sales Representatives, and support them for costs calculations based upon market conditions and negotiations


Fulfill an additional value in products, applications/ designs as technical engineer, and support all Sales Representatives to promote their sales.


Partial work assignment with R&D Manager for supporting and assisting R&D Manager/Projects.

This position requires to report R&D matters to R&D Manager and report Sales and Marketing matters to Sales Manager. 




This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering from a four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Proficiently use AutoCAD and Pro-Engineer.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Japanese speaking, reading, and writing skills are required.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discount interest commissions proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.





While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



General office working environment. Business trips (30-40%) are required.



Salary: 80 – 100K (Depends on Experience)

Dice Id : 10114261
Position Id : FC01062022
Originally Posted : 9 months ago
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