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Application Engineer

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation

Job No. TDSC005
Company / Division Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Group Company)
Products Discrete Semiconductors for Automotive Application
Position title Application Engineer
Location Kawasaki, Kanagawa
Role Summary The division undertakes marketing, product planning, evaluation, and promotion of discrete semiconductors for automotive application. We evaluate developed devices and promote products to customers all over the world. We are looking for an application engineer to cover Japan and overseas. Requires frequent communication with Toshiba sales operation in the USA, EU and Asia, to support further product application by customers in each region.

In the first year, the entry-level application engineer will develop understanding of basic discrete semiconductor products for automotive application through the evaluation of current devices and the creation of public technical document. After three years, the engineer should be involved in product planning to cultivate capabilities in marketing and knowledge of application. After five years, the engineer will be expected to be able to propose business strategies, and product plans based on market trends and customer requirements.
Responsibilities
  • Research market and report data on technical, business and competitor trends for target systems.
  • Be highly active in industry exhibitions and conferences to understand latest trends in discrete semiconductors.
  • Strengthen relationships with our major customers.
  • Product planning of discrete semiconductor that satisfy market needs and enjoy great success against competitors.
  • Evaluate products based on planned specifications and technical reviews from static measurement data.
  • Create datasheets and internal device specifications, with an index of reliability, and electrical and thermal performance.
  • Communicate with customers on technical issues.
  • Promote application circuit products to customers.
  • Support customers in equipment development.
  • The engineer may be required to travel overseas or be dispatched to a third country for a period of years, in order to carry out job responsibilities.
Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in electrical & electronics engineering or semiconductor engineering
  • Knowledge of power devices and application circuits
  • Excellent English communication skills
Preferred Capabilities
  • Experience of market research
  • Native-level Mandarin is a plus
Desired Characteristics
  • Self-motivated with knowledge of electrical engineering and methodical approach
  • Team player
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and leadership skills
Job No. TDSC006
Company / Division Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Group Company)
Products Discrete Semiconductors for Power Management Applications
Position title Application Engineer
Location Kawasaki, Kanagawa
Role Summary Application engineers research specifications and features of power devices, drawing on the latest equipment design trends and the availability of device designs. Provides feedback on specifications and draws up annual technical and sales mid-term plan based on product planning. A technical contact for customers, able to provide advice on suitable devices and applications, and to discuss technical issues.

In the first year, the entry-level application engineers will develop an understanding of basic discrete semiconductor products for power management application through product evaluation and consulting published technical report. After three years, the engineers will be trained to understand the device development process through product planning and design review. After five years, they will be expected to lead product development processes with the relevant internal departments and to visit customers to explain technical aspects of products.
Responsibilities
  • Research market and device and design trends of target equipment.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to promote products.
  • Communicate with customers on technical issues, including application circuit evaluation and performance reliability.
  • Publish datasheets and internal master device specifications, including electrical, thermal specs and reliability.
  • The engineer may be required to travel overseas or be dispatched to a third country for a period of years, in order to carry out job responsibilities.
Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in electrical & electronics engineering or semiconductor engineering
  • Excellent English communication skills
Preferred Capabilities
  • Knowledge of power devices and application circuits
Desired Characteristics
  • Self-motivated, with knowledge of electrical engineering, a methodical approach and good attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and leadership skills
Job No. TDSC007
Company / Division Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Group Company)
Products Optoelectronic Devices (Photo Couplers And Photo Relays)
Position title Application Engineer
Location Buzen, Fukuoka or Kawasaki, Kanagawa
Role Summary The application engineer carries out marketing, product planning and development (with the product development team) and promotes discrete devices to domestic and overseas customers. Products covered are optoelectronic devices (photo couplers and photo relays), power devices, small signal linear ICs, SOI-SW IC for high frequency solution, transistors, diodes and high power devices. The engineer works closely with the sales and product development teams.

In the first year, the entry-level application engineer will acquire basic knowledge of photo couplers and photo relays. After three years, the engineer will be involved in overseas projects and acquire knowledge of discrete devices and field engineering. After five years, the engineer is expected to be able to carry out tasks independently and continue to accumulate the practical experience required to be a professional application engineer.
Responsibilities
  • Provide technical support to sales and marketing teams and customers.
  • Initiate, facilitate and drive forward business problem-solving with clients.
  • Make technical presentations to customers.
  • Propose new product plans reflecting technical trends in customer designs and future requirements.
  • Participate in reviews of designs and prototypes, develop test specifications and coordinate with test and product engineering to drive forward product releases.
  • Develop product specifications.
Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in electrical & electronics engineering or related field
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Native-level Mandarin is a must
Preferred Capabilities
  • Knowledge and experience of six-sigma methodologies
  • Knowledge of optical optoelectronics
  • Business communication skills
  • Knowledge of power electronics applications, such as industrial inverters and wind inverters
  • Knowledge of circuit design technology
  • Semiconductor process engineering
Desired Characteristics
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional and global environment
  • Demonstrated initiative, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to share technical concepts to business and technical personnel
Job No. TDSC008
Company / Division Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Group Company)
Products Discrete Semiconductors for Mobile and Consumer Application
Position title Application Engineer
Location Kawasaki, Kanagawa
Role Summary The application engineer conducts market research on specifications and features of discrete semiconductors for mobile and consumer application. Provides feedback on specifications and draws up annual technical and sales midterm plans based on product planning. A technical contact for customers, able to provide advice on suitable devices and applications, and to discuss technical issues.

In the first year, the entry-level engineer will develop an understanding of basic discrete semiconductor products for mobile and consumer application through product evaluation, analysis, benchmarking of competitors' products and published technical report. After three years, the engineer will be trained to understand the device development process through product planning and design review. After five years, the engineer will be expected to lead the product development processes with the relevant internal departments and to visit customers to explain about the technical aspects of products.
Responsibilities
  • Market research on the market and design trends in target applications and equipment.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to promote products
  • Provide technical support to customers.
  • Evaluate application circuits and reliability performance.
  • Publish datasheets, test reports and promotion materials.
  • The engineer may be required to travel overseas or be dispatched to a third country for a period of years, in order to carry out job responsibilities.
Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in electrical & electronics engineering or semiconductor engineering
  • Excellent English communication skills
Preferred Capabilities
  • Knowledge of operating principles of transistor, diode and application circuit.
  • Native-level Mandarin is a plus
Desired Characteristics
  • Self-motivated to continually improve knowledge of electrical engineering
  • Team player and customer-oriented
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and leadership skills
Job No. TDSC010
Company / Division Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Group Company)
Products HDD (Hard Disk Drive)
Position title Application Engineer
Location Yokohama, Kanagawa
Role Summary The engineer is involved in product planning and customer technical support for all HDD products (enterprise, near-line and mobile HDDs), according to market needs and customer requirements

The engineer will gain basic knowledge and adapt to the Japanese working environment through OJT in current business projects. After three years, the engineer will be involved in the overall process of product planning, including global market research, communication with design & development departments and local subsidiaries. After five years, the engineer is expected to be able to lead projects, and to continue to gain experience in product planning and customer support.
Responsibilities
  • Market research on trends in and demand for storage products.
  • Research computer, server and storage system technologies to plan future innovations in HDDs
  • Investigate and confirm VOC. including each customer's technical requirements.
  • Communicate with customers in order to introduce product concepts and specifications.
  • Create proposals for future products, with consideration for customer requirements and business profitability, by negotiation with the engineering team.
Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, computer engineering or related field
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Native-level Mandarin is a must
Preferred Capabilities
  • Knowledge and skills in marketing
  • Experience in customer technical support
  • Experience in product planning and negotiations with customers
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Problem shooting, analysis and solving ability
Desired Characteristics
  • Ability to provide timely and accurate results.
  • Excellent communication skills for conveying technical concepts to business and technical personnel
  • Motivated to improve Japanese language skills to achieve effective communication
  • Demonstrate initiative, leadership, and communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated with methodical approach and attention to details
  • Ability to find creative solutions to difficult problems
  • Ability to work in a cross functional and global environment

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