The Japanese automotive industry experienced a 25% rise in new job postings in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Robert Bosch with 133 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of automotive company job postings. GlobalData’s Automotive: Hiring Trends & Signals Q1 2024 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the automotive industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 9% share of the Japanese automotive industry new job postings in Q1 2024, up by 7% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive automotive industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 9% of the total new job postings in Q1 2024 and were down by 66% year-on-year. Second highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 6% and drop by 79% year-on-year, and third highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which were 15% of the new job postings and 79% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in automotive industry accounted for 51% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Robert Bosch with 133, followed by Isuzu Motors with 62, while the highest increase was at Tesla at 58%.

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This content was updated on 28 April 2024

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