Mechanical engineering jobs in Japan

Mechanical Engineers are responsible for the design, manufacture, and/or testing of physical equipment, making sure everything runs smoothly and efficiently in accordance with technical specifications.

Robert Walters offers career support for a variety of automotive jobs in Japan, such as Automotive SalesHardware/Software Engineer(Engineering)Project Management, and more. 

For more opportunities, check out our Automotive Jobs (Top) or Jobs in Japan pages.

Mechanical Engineering Search Results

Salary: ¥5,000,000 - ¥8,000,000 per annum

Location: Kanagawa

Date Posted: 24 June 2022


Salary: ¥7,000,000 - ¥11,000,000 per annum

Location: Kanagawa

Date Posted: 27 May 2022

A global manufacturing company is searching for a Product Development Engineer. In this role, you will participate in building and testing new product in alignment to given engineering requirements.

Salary: ¥3,500,000 - ¥10,000,000 per annum

Location: Aichi

Date Posted: 07 May 2022

A Mechanical Design Leader position is now available at an exciting automotive components manufacturer. The candidate selected for this role will be responsible for driving design development success.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Japan good for finding a job?

A. Yes. Currently, the Japanese economy is on the rise and the job market currently benefits the job seeker with a ratio of 1.6 job openings per applicant. The increase of international work environments and the rise of globalization mean that companies are actively looking for global talent.

Q. Do I need to speak Japanese to get a job?

A. While certain industries may not prioritise language skills, Robert Walters Japan specialises in the bilingual recruitment market. At least an intermediate level of Japanese language proficiency will allow our consultants to search a wider pool of available positions that best fit your needs and skillset.

Q. I want to work in Japan. Can you find me a job?

A. Yes. Our expert consultants have access to an extensive database of jobs in Japan for professionals in a variety of industries. Please submit your CV here and one of our specialist career consultants will contact you when they are able to introduce positions that fit your skills and experience.

Founded in London in 1985, Robert Walters strives to be the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancy. Robert Walters Japan been a driving force in the Japanese bilingual recruitment market, providing high quality candidates for our clients and access to the best public and private job openings since 2000.

We pride ourselves on providing excellent service to both clients and candidates which is reflected in the industry awards we have won over the years, including the Recruitment Industry Awards’ “Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year” and “Best Large Recruitment Company of the Year.

With offices in Tokyo and Osaka, Robert Walters Japan specialises in permanent and contract recruitment solutions across all industry sectors including accountancy & finance, banking & financial services, legal, compliance & risk, engineering & operations, general management & consultancy, human resources, information technology, sales and marketing in the fields of retail, healthcare, online as well as supply chain, logistics & procurement.