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Service Engineer / Warranty

  • Location
    • Shinagawa Ku, Tokyo
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted



  • Provide technical advice to dealer personnel diagnosing and repairing. vehicles in ‘fix it right the first time’ manner including on-site support.  
  • Responsible for ASKMe such as technical inquiries (TSR).  
  • Review source plant-developed TSB’s for translation proofreading.
  • Process dealer Field Product Reports per the GMJ guideline.
  • Create PRTS to identify filed product concerns to source plant and work with them closely for product improvements.
  • Conduct the regional technical meeting with the senior technicians in order to share the necessary information among them.
  • Conduct the technical investigation based on the request from JMLIT, Police and Fire Department.
  • Conduct the technical investigation for PL (Product Liability) issue and prepare the necessary report to the HQ and insurance company.
  • Lead Dealer Field Product Reports (TFR) judgment meeting.
  • Pursuing on-site product investigations.
  • Spread out strategic Aftersales plans / gathering dealer concern, problems and etc. act as Field Engineer.
  • Support to execute field actions.   
  • Provide technical support to other various functions, not limited to but, such as marketing, events, PR events, and new model R&D.   
  • Provide support to Director and Head regarding technical training center management roles.
  • Not specified above but should be covered all service-related matters.


  • Warranty determination operations using the Global Warranty. Management (GWM) system.
  • Processing of pending or error warranty claims.
  • Responding to various inquiries related to warranties.
  • Processing of prior repair approval (PRA) / special approval for warranty claims (less than ¥500,000). 
  • Preparation of monthly reports (accounting reports, provision of warranty data to CC&A (results of data analysis / preparation of Warranty Saving report, etc.)).
  • Development of Warranty Information (as appropriate).
  • Warranty training/consulting implementation plan.
  • On-site training and implementation planning (during Warranty Audit).
  • Revision of training manuals (as appropriate).
  • Scrapping (audit *in the future plan).
  • Prepare annual schedule/data preparation/implementation plan/coordination with dealers for warranty audit.
  • Formulate and implement an action plan in case of poor audit results.
  • Various dealer follow-ups based on GMI/GMJ data (raising to a higher level).
  • Correction of deficiencies related to GWM application, etc.
  • Participation in Teams conference hosted by GM International.

Job Requirements

  • Business English capability (TOEIC 600 and above).  
  • Minimum 3rd grade national automotive technician certificates (1st or 2nd grade is preferable)
  • Driving License
  • Working experience as a technician for more than 5 years at a Japanese automotive firm or an importer
  • Working experience as a warranty for more than 5 years (or having warranty well knowledge) at a Japanese automotive firm or an importer   
  • Computer literate in Windows applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Access preferable)
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work as a team member

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