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Cummins Inc. Technical Specialist in Minato, Japan

Technical Specialist


Japanese language proficiency (near-native level) is strictly required.

Responsible for environmental compliance related activities. Applies specialized knowledge of engineering and/or project management principles and practices across various areas and projects by interpreting, communicating and ensuring all environmental regulations and standards are adhered to as they impact the company products, processes, components or facilities.

Applies technical expertise on complex components or projects and work under minimal supervision for regulatory compliance efforts and other applicable programs.

Participates as a key contributor and be accountable for cross-functional project success with various stakeholders.

Analyzes and communicate information to many internal stakeholders as it relates to environmental compliance matters. Identify, establish and/or facilitate meetings and trainings on compliance.

Leads small projects or portions of large projects.

Works with subject matter experts from related groups to drive efforts to improve environmental performance or compliance processes and identify opportunities to establish common processes and tools.

Supports defining and executing corrective actions

Communicates with and influences key external stakeholders and business leaders, escalates compliance issues as appropriate.

Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coach and mentor less experienced compliance personnel.

Demonstrates depth of knowledge of engineering or environmental discipline(s) and leverage expertise on other projects. Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.

Escalates and drives resolution to compliance questions and issues; provides technical direction for a project or a project team.

Troubleshoots complex problems and recommend appropriate actions.

Participates as a key contributor and is accountable for cross-functional project success with various stakeholders.


Japanese language proficiency (near-native level) is strictly required.


Environmental Acumen - Leverages environmental topics and trends related to air, exhaust, water, waste, sustainability, and/or materials; uses environmental data to solve problems, understand business impact, protect and improve the environment while also making a positive impact in human health and well-being.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Strategic mindset - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Gap Analysis And Inference - Collects data by speaking to stakeholders, benchmarking, or other method to compare and contrast gaps between current state and desired state (e.g. product capabilities, customer requirements, etc.); infers directional steps needed to reach desired state; making recommendations, as appropriate.

Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Business, or related technical or scientific field required.


Intermediate level of relevant work experience required. Experience across organizations and global regions preferred. Knowledge of the function being worked in preferred.

Japanese language proficiency is strictly needed. It is required to read the legislation written in Japanese, and communicate with Japanese government agencies and certification test agency.


Primary Location Japan-Tokyo-To-Minato-Japan, Minato-ku, CJL Office

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 21, 2020, 1:18:24 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190004RH