NIKKEI ASIAN RECRUITING FORUM in 東京

Brother Industries, Ltd.

Since its foundation in 1908, Brother has provided unique products, leading changes in the times for over a century. Today, Brother has grown into a global enterprise, with 80% of its total sales derived from overseas, focused mainly on compact printers and All-in-One printers. Our past is built upon a spirit of challenge without fear of failure or change, and we still keep on trying new things today. In business development, we continue to offer more high value to our existing businesses as well as placing new focus on our service solution business.

Company Information

Company Name Brother Industries, Ltd.
Category of Business Electric machinery manufacturer
Date of Establishment 1934/1/15
Capital 19,209 million yen (as of March 2018)
Representative Director Representative Director & President: Toshikazu Koike
Headquarters 15-1 Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi
Overseas Branches With established sales and service bases in 40 or above countries and regions, we provide customers all over the world with our products and services.
Sales 712.997 billion yen (as of March 31, 2018, consolidated)
Number of Employees 38,628 (as of March 31, 2018, consolidated)
3,937 (as of March 31, 2018, non-consolidated)
Number of Foreign Employees Approximately 70 (as of March, 2018)
Website http://www.brother.com
Main Business Planning, development and manufacture of All-in-One printers, compact printers, electronic stationary, home sewing machines, industrial sewing machines, machine tools, online karaoke systems (JOYSOUND), etc., and development of new business (fuel cell, laser markers, industrial printing, etc.)

Job Information

Employment Status Full-time employee
Work Locations Nagoya city or Kariya city, Aichi prefecture; etc.
Description of Job 【Administrative Poition】
Sales planning, product planning, personnel affairs, legal affairs, finance, etc.
We design and execute business, sales and management strategies as the global headquarter.
【Technical Position】
Design development, research and development, etc.
Salary Master’s degree: 235,000 yen (monthly)
Bachelor’s degree: 213,000 yen (monthly)
(Actual in the year of 2018)
Benefits [Employee Plans] Cafeteria plan, share-holding incentive plan, housing allowance plan, congratulation and condolence money and disaster consolation money, etc.
[Facilities] Brother Kinen Hospital, gymnasium, bachelor’s dormitory, membership sports facility, and leisure facility, etc.
Language Japanese: ADVANCED(Business Conversation Level)
English : PROFICIENT(Native Level)
Holidays Two days off each week
Annual holidays: 124 days (2017), Annual paid leave: 20 days (18 days for the first year), year-end and New Year holidays, Golden Week, Obon holiday, birthday leave, marriage anniversary leave, long service leave, maternity leave, childcare leave of absence, nursing care leave of absence, shorter working hours system for childcare and nursing care, etc.
Working Environment Brother’s corporate logo "At your side." reflects the company’s customer-first philosophy. At the same time, we also focus our energies on development of human capital through our trainee and mentor programs so that employees can continually develop and demonstrate their full potential in a challenging work environment. We have been making an effort to enhance the ability of our "self-directed employees"; all employees, regardless of background, are encouraged to take the initiative and responsible for their roles.
[Training]
New employee training, OJT, trainee program, open training (skill improvement training including business solutions, presentation and strategic thinking, etc.), language training, correspondence education, etc.
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