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Senior Research Analyst, Automotive (Chassis and..

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Tokyo
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/08/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Job Duties:
Include but not limited to:
* Research and analysis existing publicly available and proprietary Company sources
* Conduct original research and develop forecasts on Chassis technology and Lightweighting trend
* Build and maintain databases which track automotive technologies and supplier information
* Establishing a network of contacts at automotive companies to support both the research effort
* Interfacing with clients on a daily basis both in Japan and in other regions. Insight delivery via frequent client presentations, webinars and other client interaction platforms
* Project work involvement, including cross-regional and cross-team projects as needed. Analyze complex data and guide clients to insightful answers
* Increase awareness of Company products within Japan as well as support sales expansion efforts

* Previous experience in the automotive Chassis/Lightweighting(material) is highly desirable (including University studies in this area)
* +5 years work experience within or serving the automotive sector
* Bachelor/Master's Degree in Automotive, Engineering preferred.
* Proven understanding of vehicle subsystems and main technology trends in the automotive industry.
* Fluency in spoken English and Japanese. Strong English writing skills.
* An interest/passion for cars is desirable
* Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint);
* Accurate Analytical and Data interpretation skills
* Being comfortable in presentations and client interactions
* Strong motivation and ability to self-organize to achieve difficult targets under tight time constraints

The Company:
Operating throughout the Globe, our Client delivers solutions to a variety of industry leading companies across Business, Finance, Automotive and Government Sectors.
They will give you the opportunity to work with over 80% of the Fortune 500 so you will have access to working on major class leading projects.

About Fircroft:
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