Application Centre Manager, Japan

Johnson Matthey
Barnsley, UK
14 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Application Centre Manager, Japan

Royston UK

United Kingdom

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1DescriptionVacancy: Application Centre ManagerLocation: Royston UK initially, then permanently in Kojimachi, TokyoJohnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 13,000 people. Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity, and innovation. Today, more than 93% of the group's sales come from products and services which provide sustainability benefits through the positive impact they have on the environment, resource efficiency and human health, but that's not enough. We have ambitious plans for growth and need talented individuals to help shape and lead us into our next century.We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team in our Battery Materials business. In this critical role within Battery Materials, you will be responsible for managing technical communications with customers and internal teams.Key responsibilitiesUnderstand the customer's technical roadmap, requirements and specifications.Transfer technical requirements and specifications between global product development and technical centre teams.Align with the business and Group R&D strategy, communicating this with customers.Partner with the commercial innovation team.Manage the launch of new products and technologies.Carry out data analysis and provide proactive improvement proposals.Share best practice within the team.Interact with customers in the global technical communityEnsure full compliance with all JM Safety and EHS requirementsAre you the ideal candidate?You will have:A Master's or PhD in a relevant subject with chemical, ceramic and / or engineering knowledge.Significant experience in the Li-on battery industry, preferably at Li-ion battery producers.Completed the production capability improvement of a nickel-rich cathode active material.Experience with regional and global communication.Fluent Japanese language skills (essential) with English language skills (TOEIC: 700 equivalent)How to apply:Internal applicants should advise their line manager before applying. If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online.Salary package: CompetitiveOpening date for applications: 27th June 2019Closing date for applications: 25th July 2019Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.Are you a returning applicant?Previous Applicants:Email:Password:
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