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  • 26 Jan 2012 9:12 PM | Deleted user

    Toyota Tsusho America, Inc.

    Toyota Tsusho America, Inc. (TAI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, which was founded as a trading and supply-chain specialist of the Toyota Group. TAI has been operating in North America since 1960. Over the past four decades, it has evolved from a trader in a limited number of commodities and finished goods to a multi-business enterprise.

    As a multi-business enterprise, TAI combines international trading with an expansive range of domestically targeted functions (eg. supply-chain services, intermediate goods processing, etc.). Our operating divisions pursue a broad mix of business opportunities related to both industrial and consumer products and services.
    For more information, please visit our website.http://www.taiamerica.com/

    To strive for comprehensive excellence by cultivating a vibrant culture of creativity, reliability, accountability, flexibility and teamwork, thus activating the full potential of our employees, customers, suppliers and communities.

    In one word - Diverse. We are diverse in a variety of ways. Our history, ownership structures, business functions, geographical locations, customer-base, management team, team member make up, educational and socio-economic backgrounds show just how diverse we are. Each one of these factors drives our company culture. The one common focus is customer satisfaction. It is what keeps us together; it is what keeps us in business.

    Toyota Tsusho America, Inc. regards the protection and nurture of the Earth's environment as a crucial management issue, as well as a strategic business direction. We will strive toward the creation of a sustainable society through our daily activities and programs for protecting the environment and in our business development activities as we seek to create and manage businesses related to recycling and energy/resource conservation.

    Team Development
    TAI is committed to training and developing team members to ensure their success. Training is a continuous process offered through a combination of formal classroom and on-the-job training. We financially, support continuing education through our tuition reimbursement program. In addition, team members are encouraged to reach out for specialized training opportunities, which are coordinated and supported by their specific department, based on business needs. These opportunities may be found in professional or technical seminars, trade or professional organizations or various civic organizations. Cross-training is utilized, in many positions, to ensure flexibility and professional enhancement. We depend on our team members to provide suggestions and ideas for continual improvement in our business practices and daily, standard operating procedures.

    Support
    We provide a positive, supportive work environment. Our goal is to create a climate that motivates and nurtures the generation of new ideas. Therefore, we strive to actively engage employees by emphasizing enterprise-wide communication and sharing. TAI takes great pride in encouraging the free exchange of ideas at all levels; this concept is driven by our open door policy. In addition, we have various methods of internal concern resolution in place whereby, team members are encouraged to openly identify areas they feel could be improved upon. Team members are able to share problems and discuss decisions with management without fear of reprisal. In return, management openly shares information to ensure team members understand our business goals and objectives.

    Team Environment
    The team concept is at our core. Interpersonal and communication skills are absolutely vital to our success. We enjoy an open office environment with no physical barriers. There are no separate executive dining facilities. All levels, including executives, wear business casual attire, and shares common benefits. We encourage a hands-on, highly visible management presence.

    Job Security
    TAI is focused on strategic business planning. We maintain lean staffing levels; focus on good attendance and cross-train team members to make them as flexible as possible. This staffing system is designed to hire only as many team members as needed to avoid employment fluctuations, as much as possible. We encourage promoting from within and offer a variety of transfer opportunities to current employees. However, all such decisions are based on skills, abilities and job requirements.

    Competitive Wages/Benefits
    You will find competitive wages for the geographical locations and types of jobs we offer. Our wages are tied to our total compensation package, which includes very generous, comprehensive health, dental and life insurance coverage. In addition, we offer paid sick, vacation and personal time; up to 14 paid holidays (varies in some years), 401(k) plan, flexible spending account, employee assistance program as well as various incentive programs.

    Title: Sales Representative

    Location: Georgetown, KY

    Established in 1986; the Georgetown facility is the Corporate Headquarters of Toyota Tsusho America.  Our 75-acre campus houses a variety of business functions including steel processing, warehousing, auto parts distribution, logistics and corporate services.

    Division& Department: Metal Division, ISU-International Steel Unit

    Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:15 Some overtime required

    Job Duty/ Responsibility:

    • Interface between suppliers and customers in US and overseas for steel trading of specialty steel long products and stainless sheet products;
    • Import business: represent U.S customers in automotive industry in obtaining steel product imports by voicing their demands, suggesting the best source from overseas as well as supply chain mechanisms;
    • Export business: Assist overseas customers (primarily Mexico customers) with procurement of US steel products. Communicate frequently with US steel manufacturers and steel users in Mexico to achieve more steel raw material localization within NAFTA. Provide logistic solutions, coordinating with logistic companies at the US-MEX border;
    • Domestic business: Manage steel sourcing for domestic customers. Conduct steel price negotiation with manufacturers, control order to delivery status;
    • Develop/expand business in steel trading with focus on two aspects: promoting more US steel products in Mexico and establishing joint ventures to support local customers depending on import materials with locally produced steel products;
    • Negotiate sales/purchase agreements and contracts on a daily basis and document same. Review credit limit status and internal compliance for customer accounts. Approve purchase orders from customer and to manufacturers;
    • Review account receivables and support resolution of AR issues. Manage claims;
    • Perform Sales forecasting and profit analysis; and
    • Coordinate sales assistants, logistic clerks, inventory clerks and accounting clerks in daily operations of department.

    Qualification Required:

    • Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related job duties. 
    • Bi-lingual (Japanese and English) at business level
    • Must have Proficient computer skill in Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook
    • Experience in Automotive industry, steel industry, and/or international trading is preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Capable of working in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
    • Business travel (domestic and international) about 20% of working days
         

    If you are interested and have qualification required, please send your resume to Human_Resources@taiamerica.com

  • 24 Jan 2012 9:15 AM | Deleted user

    Project Coordinator

    We're looking for a full-time project coordinator with a great attitude, in-depth knowledge of office procedures, dogged persistence, expert communication skills, and the utmost discretion. From manpower evaluations to monitoring equipment build schedules, our ideal candidate will be committed to doing whatever it takes to make sure clients have desired equipment on time. As a facilitator of efficient and productive manufacturing, you should be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

    You’ll need a hands-on understanding of equipment procurement in order to provide the highest quality assistance.  Some experience with Toyota Machine Standards is desired, but not required.  We’re seeking a candidate with proven performance in project management, familiarity with OEMs and a solid understanding of the manufacturing environment.  You need to be proficient in typical office software packages, have proven organizational skills, and be enthusiastic about working across cultural boundaries. The successful candidate will be working in a fast-paced environment with a varied workload, so we need a quick learner and great communicator who works well under pressure while being able to discern the forest from the trees.

    This position is based in Georgetown, Kentucky. Daily travel is required in state to support manufacturing facilities within 60 miles. Periodic out-of-state travel is very likely, and heavy overtime is expected.

     

    If you're a consummate professional with a passion for communication and a love of challenges, come join our successful team. Send a cover letter and résumé to hr@csi-ky.com.

    Consultant Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will provide training and a support network. We will also consider relocation and/or visa support for the right candidate.

  • 24 Jan 2012 9:14 AM | Deleted user

    PLC Programmer/Maintenance Technician

    We are looking for full-time PLC Programmers and Maintenance Technicians with manufacturing or maintenance experience in an automotive or similar institution.

    In this position, you will spend about 75% of your time traveling to support a variety of projects at client sites across North America. You'll need to be proficient in the Microsoft Office software suite, be confident in your programming abilities, and be willing to work overtime.Our ideal candidate relishes a challenge, enjoys working in a multicultural environment, and has some experience in robotics, PLC programming, debugging, equipment procurement, relevant maintenance or project management. You will need to be creative, dedicated, and flexible in your support of our project managers in a Japanese/American manufacturing environment. This position is based in Georgetown, Kentucky.

    If this sounds like you, send your cover letter and résumé to hr@csi-ky.com.

    Consultant Solutions, Inc. will provide training and a support network that includes translators with experience in the field. We will also consider relocation and/or visa support for the right candidate
  • 24 Jan 2012 9:13 AM | Deleted user

    Bilingual Sales Specialist/Relationship Builder

    We're looking for an experienced bilingual professional who understands the value of strong relationships and mutual understanding.

    You should be fluent in English and Japanese, and comfortable talking to a wide range of people in order to cement strong business relationships with decision-makers at various companies. Because about 75% of your time will require travel, we're looking for someone who is independent, creative, flexible, and dedicated. In this position, interpersonal relationships and cultural understanding are paramount, so you'll need to be personable and outgoing.

    You also will have a strong technical background. We’re seeking a candidate with proven performance in project management, familiarity with OEMs and a solid understanding of the manufacturing environment, including PLC and robotics. You need to be proficient in typical office software packages and have proven organizational skills.

    If this sounds like you, send your cover letter and résumé to hr@csi-ky.com.

    Consultant Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will provide training and a support network of other specialists in the field. We will also consider relocation and/or visa support for the right candidate. 

  • 04 Oct 2011 9:03 AM | Deleted user
    JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM
    (Los Angeles, California)
    TITLE: President and Chief Executive Officer
    Please click here for more information. 
  • 12 Aug 2011 9:41 AM | Deleted user

    Toyota Tsusho America, Inc.

    Toyota Tsusho America, Inc. (TAI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, which was founded as a trading and supply-chain specialist of the Toyota Group. TAI has been operating in

    North Americasince 1960. Over the past four decades, it has evolved from a trader in a limited number of commodities and finished goods to a multi-business enterprise.

    As a multi-business enterprise, TAI combines international trading with an expansive range of domestically targeted functions (eg. supply-chain services, intermediate goods processing, etc.). Our operating divisions pursue a broad mix of business opportunities related to both industrial and consumer products and services.
    For more information, please visit our website.http://www.taiamerica.com/

    To strive for comprehensive excellence by cultivating a vibrant culture of creativity, reliability, accountability, flexibility and teamwork, thus activating the full potential of our employees, customers, suppliers and communities.

    In one word - Diverse. We are diverse in a variety of ways. Our history, ownership structures, business functions, geographical locations, customer-base, management team, team member make up, educational and socio-economic backgrounds show just how diverse we are. Each one of these factors drives our company culture. The one common focus is customer satisfaction. It is what keeps us together; it is what keeps us in business.

    Toyota Tsusho America, Inc. regards the protection and nurture of the Earth's environment as a crucial management issue, as well as a strategic business direction. We will strive toward the creation of a sustainable society through our daily activities and programs for protecting the environment and in our business development activities as we seek to create and manage businesses related to recycling and energy/resource conservation.

    Team Development
    TAI is committed to training and developing team members to ensure their success. Training is a continuous process offered through a combination of formal classroom and on-the-job training. We financially, support continuing education through our tuition reimbursement program. In addition, team members are encouraged to reach out for specialized training opportunities, which are coordinated and supported by their specific department, based on business needs. These opportunities may be found in professional or technical seminars, trade or professional organizations or various civic organizations. Cross-training is utilized, in many positions, to ensure flexibility and professional enhancement. We depend on our team members to provide suggestions and ideas for continual improvement in our business practices and daily, standard operating procedures.

    Support
    We provide a positive, supportive work environment. Our goal is to create a climate that motivates and nurtures the generation of new ideas. Therefore, we strive to actively engage employees by emphasizing enterprise-wide communication and sharing. TAI takes great pride in encouraging the free exchange of ideas at all levels; this concept is driven by our open door policy. In addition, we have various methods of internal concern resolution in place whereby, team members are encouraged to openly identify areas they feel could be improved upon. Team members are able to share problems and discuss decisions with management without fear of reprisal. In return, management openly shares information to ensure team members understand our business goals and objectives.

    Team Environment
    The team concept is at our core. Interpersonal and communication skills are absolutely vital to our success. We enjoy an open office environment with no physical barriers. There are no separate executive dining facilities. All levels, including executives, wear business casual attire, and shares common benefits. We encourage a hands-on, highly visible management presence.

    Job Security
    TAI is focused on strategic business planning. We maintain lean staffing levels; focus on good attendance and cross-train team members to make them as flexible as possible. This staffing system is designed to hire only as many team members as needed to avoid employment fluctuations, as much as possible. We encourage promoting from within and offer a variety of transfer opportunities to current employees. However, all such decisions are based on skills, abilities and job requirements.

    Competitive Wages/Benefits
    You will find competitive wages for the geographical locations and types of jobs we offer. Our wages are tied to our total compensation package, which includes very generous, comprehensive health, dental and life insurance coverage. In addition, we offer paid sick, vacation and personal time; up to 14 paid holidays (varies in some years), 401(k) plan, flexible spending account, employee assistance program as well as various incentive programs.

    Title: Bi-Lingual Customer Support Specialist (IT)

    Location:

    Georgetown, KY

    Established in 1986; the

    Georgetownfacility is the Corporate Headquarters of Toyota Tsusho America .  Our 75-acre campus houses a variety of business functions including steel processing, warehousing, auto parts distribution, logistics and corporate services.

    Division& Department: Corporate Division, IT Department

    Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:15

    Job Duty/ Responsibility:

    A Provide support to operations -Windows Server, Windows Desktop, Symatec A/V, Date Backups

    Work Help Desk Tickets

    Create technical documentation for audit or support purposes

    Create End User documentation to be used as reference or training material

    Assist in Change control process

    Primary and secondary on call evening and weekends

    Provide support to operations -iSeries, AS400, SAP

    Qualification Required:

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills and Japanese fluency is must. (Speaking, writing, listening, and reading)

                                        

    If you are interested and have qualification required, please send your resume to Human_Resources@taiamerica.com

  • 13 Jun 2011 9:53 AM | Deleted user

    Project Manager


    Sankyu USA is seeking an experienced self- starter, Project Manager for industrial installation projects within the U.S. & Canada for our Japan based OEM clients.   The position holds responsibility for projects from inception to customer turnover, A to Z.   Sankyu’s clients range across a variety of industries offering a challenge to the experienced project manager.   The position requires travel to sites across North America.


    Responsibilities include:

    - Evaluating bid documents & drawings to establish a scope of works

    - Preparing sub-contractor RFQ’s

    - Selecting & evaluating subs and their bids from receipt to award

    - Preparing customer bid documents from submission to award

    - Attending the site for the duration of the project

    - Sub-Contractor management

    - Safety

    - Customer relations

     

    Position requirements:

    - The position requires an engineering degree in one of the following areas : mechanical, industrial, construction.

    - A min. of 5 + years of hands on on-site project engineer/management experience

    - Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) in English & Japanese (read & write)

    - Advanced organizational skills with a highly developed detail orientation work method

    - Demonstrated ability to manage sub-contractor operations to meet the project requirements

    - A deep working knowledge of safety procedures for field/site works, across common trades

    - Authorized to work in the United States

     

    The position offers a compensation package that includes; competitive salary, medical & dental coverage, disability, 401 K Plan and life insurance.  Forward resume confidentially  to:  personnel@sankyu-usa.com

  • 08 Jun 2011 9:09 AM | Deleted user
    Christian County Elementary School has an immediate opening for a Japanese Teacher. 

    Christian County is in the Hopkinsville Area in Western Kentucky, home to a number of Japanese businesses.  The preferred candidate would have experience teaching the Japanese language to elementary age children and be in possession of a Japanese language teacher certificate. This position is for one-year, supported in part by a grant, but comes with the possibility of converting into a sustaining full-time position afterwards. 

    Contact Dr. Tom Lough: mlough@murraystate.edu
  • 29 Apr 2011 4:16 PM | Deleted user

    Job Position: TRANSLATOR

    We’re looking for a full-time Japanese-English translator/interpreter to join our growing team in central Kentucky. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that high-quality translations in a deadline-driven environment are delivered to our customers. Your work within our team will breakdown large projects and juggle multiple tasks with competing priorities. Our ideal candidate is familiar with MS-Office and Trados software, flexibly adapts to stressful situations, and is experienced in translating technical material.

    If this is you, send your resume to hr@csi-ky.comEEO, competitive benefits package.

  • 27 Jan 2011 3:34 PM | Anonymous member
    Looking for a plant manager for a Japanese tier-1 supplier to Toyota.  The company is located near Memphis, TN.  Applicant must have a four-year degree in any engineering field, stamping experience, and should have experience working with Japanese companies.  The position offers a $100,000 to $115,000 salary plus a bonus.

    Interested applicants please contact Joe Alexander at joe.alexander3@gmail.com.
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