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Job ID : 961822 Date Updated : May 25th, 2020

【Fukuoka】Senior Scientist

Hiring Company 外資系有機化学染料の大手企業
Location Fukuoka Prefecture, Omuta-shi
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience ~ 10 million yen

Job Description


Purpose of the Job

  • Safeguard the ECO monitoring within the econfidence program for all colorants.
  • Support production sites in the implementation of new processes to reduce cost.
  • Support production sites in the usage of cheaper raw materials to reduce product cost.
  • Secure product supply in case of production problems trough trouble shooting.
  • Participation in supplier audits as technical expert together with procurement
  • Improvement of product quality, e.g. by reduction / prevention of critical / banned by- components / impurities.
  • Support local PTD groups in case of product transfers and insourcing.
  • Know How transfer

Job Tasks and Business Decisions

  • Remote support on Dispers/Vat product and process related issues for Gabus, NJ and Omuta.
  • Knowhow transfer to NJ GIC personnel (WOPA PAN ranges, Disperse range, ecology, chemical process technology, pilot plant operation)
  • Participation in supplier audits as technical expert together with procurement
  • Coordination of PTD activities between NJ, Omuta, Wuxi and Gabus.
  • Remote support for ink jet purification and development of products (“dry range”) for CO2 dyeing; implementation of manufacturing at Omuta site.
  • Support for New Dyes projects.
  • Patent topics (new applications, infringement matters, patent comparisons, etc.).

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 10 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 25%)
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Post Grad Degree (PHD/MBA etc)
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • PhD chemist
  • Minimum 5 years of industrial experience in in textile dyes and precursor chemistry.
  • Very experienced in chemical- and formulation-process development and transfer of lab- and pilot plant-processes into bulk production. A good knowledge of technical equipment’s used in dyestuff production plants. Knowledge of application properties and processes in textile dyeing A good understanding of correlations between chemical parameters and their relevance for the textile application.
  • English language fluent written and spoken. Good Knowledge in SAP, Word, Excel and PPT. Experienced in detailed cost calculations
  • Ability to solve problems with an analytical approach. Very good ability to communicate Manager with a high assertiveness
  • Business Impact of the Job on Key Figures Key Performance Indicators, e.g. Net Revenues; Site Costs; Manufacturing Costs; Department Budget; Investment Budget; Purchasing Value (goods and/or services) or any other costs/budgets that is relevant.
  • Global Sales of all Disperse, Reactive, Vat, WOPAPAN products
  • Work Contacts Any specific communication skill sets are required for this role? Eg, obtain technical information, coordinate, collaborate, negotiate, influence, form partnership etc

Job Location

  • Fukuoka Prefecture, Omuta-shi

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience ~ 10 million yen

Hiring Company Information

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Japanese
Recruiter Company Information

AMM Recruitment

【Fukuoka】Senior Scientist - 961822

Company Description

We know the pressure you’re under to find talent who fit in with your organization
and make it stand out.

We operate as a boutique firm, keeping our numbers small, our staff senior and our solutions flexible. Our smaller numbers result in a focus on the quality of our work and building long term relationships, rather than achieving a higher quantity of placements.
We never underestimate the challenge and urgency that searches present, and consistently achieve results through perseverance, mutual trust and passion for our work. Our clients work with us because they consider us partners, and we share their dedication for results. We are fearless in our pursuit of exceptional talent, and never confuse effort with results.