Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Industry SCCJ

Home Careers Open positions GENERAL MANAGER FUJI (Customer Centre)


Written by  SCCJ office

Job description

Are you ready for one our most challenging missions?

This is not our biggest entities but one of the most important markets that we operate in. Is this a difficult market? Absolutely! We can all agree on that we probably have some of the most demanding customers here.

Are we committed to stay and do we truly believe we can make a difference? No doubt! We are in Japan to succeed and we seriously believe that we can contribute to the development of our customers.

This is a true challenge and we only want the most motivated person to apply.

We are looking for a true believer that by building the right team, having a strong vision, with the right leadership and with a big portion of drive, you will be able create results beyond expectations. We strongly believe that people management and customer centricity are the two major parts to succeed in this mission.

In this key position reporting to the President of the Division of Chicago Pneumatic Tools Division, your mission is to develop and manage a successful business for the Fuji brand in Japan.  Your mission will be to run the business according to the strategy and targets for profitable growth.

Your main responsibilities will be as follows (this list is not exhaustive!)

  • To map the market and to guide the organization for future growth.
  • To develop and manage growth strategies to ensure substantial sales improvement with maintained or improved profitability.
  • To implement the correct organization to support the strategy, ensure that the required competencies are developed and maintained.
  • To secure that customer satisfaction and quality is the base for what we do, measure and make plans for continues improvement.
  • To secure high consolidated profitability long and short term
  • To manage competence and people management
  • To actively contribute to the global business with our global customers with Japanese origin.

Experience requirements
We are looking for a person with a successful background in marketing / sales and operations.  You need to have the capability to develop a strategy for the entity based on the mission given, execute the strategy, follow-up and implement corrective actions when needed.

A strong leader with a clear vision and ability to achieve results, you must be able to challenge a team and lead it into new achievements.

You should have an international profile (if not a Japanese citizen then you must have a genuine interest in learning and living the Japanese way).

Profile requirements
You are dynamic with solid coaching skills, diplomatically firm, able to empower the team members and to create trustworthy and fair relations. At the same time, you are able to create an atmosphere of group team spirit with common focus directed to increased profitable market share.

Other key attributes include:

  • Collaborative: you are interactive, a proven leader with the ability to create enthusiasm and a can-do attitude in the team. You enjoy developing your network through building strong  relationships. You actively take contact with people to learn from their unique and diverse competences and perspectives, and share your own knowledge and experience.
  • Open-minded: You are flexible and global-minded. Passionate about learning and exploring new things, you adapt quickly to new situations and opportunities. You are interested in different cultures, and excited to find new ways, perspectives and ideas.
  • Resourceful: You are proactive and strongly driven, using the resources at hand. You actively make things happen and embrace modern technology and the opportunities this offers. You are as comfortable functioning autonomously as you are working together a global teams in a matrix environment.
  • Entrepreneurial: Your customer orientation focus is a strong driver for results. Curious by nature, with an academic background in engineering, you willing to take ownership and thrive on discovering new and practical ways to solve real issues, showing persistency in seeing things through to get results.

Educational requirements

  • University degree - commercially and technically oriented.
  • Excellent command of English, at least working knowledge of Japanese
  • Excellent analytical and financial skills
  • Awareness of local cultures and international business environments.

Country and city description
Osaka, Japan

Company Presentation
Chicago Pneumatic Tools is a division within Atlas Copco’s Industrial Technique business area. Home to a number of strong brands, the division markets assembly and removal tools, together with solutions across manufacturing , air, space and land transportation, light assembly, energy production, vehicle maintenance and general industries worldwide. The division is headquartered in France. More information is available on www.cp.com.


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