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Hear what our employees have to say

At thyssenkrupp, we offer a rich working experience at a truly global company. Our businesses and capabilities are diverse, and remarkable individuals are at the core of our business in each of our markets. We are committed to hiring the best talent to drive thyssenkrupp’s growth now and in the future.

We currently employ 250 people in our Japan operations, who bring together a mix of outstanding knowledge and skills, to collectively drive our success and growth in this market.

Here are profiles of five thyssenkrupp employees working in our local market.

Nikolaus Boltze, Group Representative for Japan

Nikolaus Boltze, Group Representative for Japan
Nikolaus Boltze, Group Representative for Japan

As a Senior Executive and Group Representative for the thyssenkrupp AG in Japan, Mr. Boltze is the local point of contact for our Japanese clients and business partners. With his thorough knowledge of what the global thyssenkrupp Group offers, and his long experience over many years in Japan, he is well positioned to serve as a bridge between Japan and the diverse business areas for thyssenkrupp worldwide.

Mr. Boltze supports the Group and its subsidiaries in identifying new business opportunities and locating the right partners. He works to enhance and further strengthen thyssenkrupp’s relationships with Japanese partners, clients and communities, drives the company’s strategy to leverage growth opportunities in Japan.

Yoshiko Tateyama, Engineer and Logistics Management

Yoshiko Tateyama, Engineer and Logistics Management at thyssenkrupp Japan
Yoshiko Tateyama, Engineer and Logistics Management at thyssenkrupp Japan

Ms. Tateyama works in the Coke Plant Division at thyssenkrupp Otto. As an engineer in charge of project management activities at the Division, she helps arrange the transportation of cargo from overseas to domestic job sites, coordinates between overseas suppliers, forwarding agents and workers at domestic sites.

In the demanding role of logistics support and schedule management, Ms. Tateyama is able to apply her experience in architecture and engineering, and in manufacturing supply chain management, and is committed to adapting herself to new challenges.

Katsuya Mano, Engineering Manager

Katsuya Mano, an Engineering Manager at thyssenkrupp Japan
Katsuya Mano, an Engineering Manager at thyssenkrupp Japan

Mr. Mano is an engineer for body and chassis parts working at thyssenkrupp Japan since April 2006. As an Engineering Manager he is a key point of contact for thyssenkrupp Bilstein Suspension GmbH’s customers in Japan.

Mr. Mano provides technical support, and is also in charge of delivery, quality and sales at Bilstein. He identifies with his projects through his passion for motor racing, and believes that the dampening system is the most important component influencing the driving characteristics of a car.

Emi Kobayashi, Senior Chief at thyssenkrupp Japan

Emi Kobayashi, a Senior Chief at thyssenkrupp Japan
Emi Kobayashi, a Senior Chief at thyssenkrupp Japan

As a Senior Chief at thyssenkrupp Japan, Ms Kobayashi manages projects with the company and finds it a joy to engage with the many engineers. She also enjoys doing a wide range of tasks such as design, electric, fabrication, construction, and architecture.

Being part of thyssenkrupp has given her the opportunity to explore different areas that she never thought she would venture into. She’s excited to also work for new field projects and help the company achieve its goals as a diversified industrial group.

Hiroo Sensui, Engineer

Hiroo Sensui, Engineer
Hiroo Sensui, an Engineer at thyssenkrupp Japan

Mr. Sensui has worked in the Technical Department of Nippon Roballo since 2008. He recommends technical requirements to clients to best serve their needs, designs the bearing accordingly, and checks the bearing after the installation.

As an engineer, Mr. Sensui enjoys being able to apply his years of training and his experience, to constantly advance his skills. He is able to develop challenging technical components for high-tech machines, such as wind turbines and large bearings. Ultimately, he wants to work towards the successful expansion of Nippon Roballo on an international scale.

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