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COE leader for global core system

Location: Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
Job ID: R0015764
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2023
Segment: Astemo
Business Unit: Hitachi Astemo
Company Name: 日立Astemo
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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COE leader for global core system

Hiring position :Information Systems Management Functional Division, Hitachi Astemo Ltd.

Location : Kanagawa, Japan, or Tokyo, Japan


The Information Systems Management Division (hereafter, ISMFD) is divided into two categories. The one is the global function that develops and deploys Information Technology such as IT infrastructure, core apps, IoT apps, information security, etc to contribute to Hitachi Astemo's business.The other is the region function, which is responsible for regional deployment of IT global measures and regional IT services in the AM, EU, CN, AS, and JP regions.

The organization to be assigned will be a department called Entereprise Application Dapartment. It is a division responsible for promoting the TOPPAKO project and maintaining and managing existing ERP (global).
In the TOPPAKO project, we will promote smooth communication with the global divisions and IT departments to build the Hitachi Astemo Global core System. In addition, in the existing ERP, the Department will cooperate with the business users of each division to implement measures such as business improvement and contribute to the company. It is a rewarding and enjoyable job to try to make the most optimal goal while interacting with the culture and diversity of different countries.

Background of the recruitment

We are currently promoting TOPPAKO projects in Digital Transformation (DX). The project incorporates one digital backbone (SAP S/4HANA) for business operations our more than 200 global locations to create a "OneAstemo" global standard process based on industry standard process templates to deliver industry-leading efficient operations.

In this TOPPAKO project, we will recruit people who will be the leaders of the Center of Excellence (CoE), the creation of global common processes and the introduction to global locations.

Key Responsibility and Activities

  • Promote the project as an IT leader in the TOPPAKO project and build and establish a CoE system of SAP

  • Develop system specifications, design, development, and CoE systems as IT leaders of TOPPAKO projects

Job Attraction and Career

You can take a bird's eye view of all Hitachi Astemo's business. What kind of business does IT technology serve? The most efficient way to learn IT knowledge and experience is to gain a deeper understanding of how the company will change and how IT technology will contribute to IT, as it will be useful in the future or represented by the LEAP project.

We are able to acquire the skills of global talents by introducing them to all our sites, operating in the process of frequent overseas or communicating remotely.

We also work closely with the Hitachi, Ltd. IT department, so as a member of Hitachi Gr, we can feel a sense of unity with the Hitachi, Ltd..

We are looking forward to the growth of Hitachi Astemo's IT department.


  • Those who can handle operational specifications, design, and development as a system engineer

  • Deep knowledge and exprience of SAP preferably with S/4HANA

  • Those who can communicate smoothly with various stakeholders

Best if you are

  • Communicate with stakeholders in overseas actively

  • Good understanding of processes such as O2C, P2P, P2D, R2R

  • Fluency in English and Japanese (Target TOEIC score : over 750)

Key Personal Competencies

  • Interested in digital transformation (DX)

  • Interested in the work of connecting company business and IT systems and planning new business contributions

About Hitachi Astemo

At Hitachi Astemo, Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit are practiced values – we respect each other, never pass the buck and work creatively to accomplish our mission. Our people are given exciting opportunities to develop and grow in a truly international business, where they are proud to be part of a collaborative and innovative team. Diversity & Inclusion is valued to build and leverage an inclusive work environment and embrace diversity to unlock our full potential. We believe that this will give us the strength to drive great innovations to create new values for people, vehicles and the society, and to unlock our full potential to become a global leader in everything we do. Sound interesting?

Please apply via sending your resume.
To apply, email resume to: [email protected].

Qualified candidates will be contacted for further steps.


To apply, email resume to: [email protected].

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