Otowa Electric Co.

Otowa Electric Co.

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OTOWA Electric Co., Ltd. is a Japanese manufacturer specializing Lightning Protection related products. Since its establishment in 1946, the Company has been concentrating in development of such products by its state-of-art testing and research laboratory. The core technology of the Company's lightning protection products is its Zinc Oxide Disks. This technology was originally developed in Japan and the Company has adopted, and further improved this unique Japanese know-how to supply lightning protection products, such as SPD (Surge Protection Device) for several applications, home arresters, high voltage arresters, and other lightning protection rerated products.


  • English communication skills
  • Electrical/ electronics major (knows the basics of electric circuits) or Japanese language skills
  • Interest in the business of Otowa Electric as a manufacturer specializing in lightning
  • Minimum 6-month commitment


  • Salary (living allowance): 150,000 yen per month (after deductions)
  • Furnished apartment room close to work in Amagasaki, Hyogo

Possible tasks (not limited to)

  • Analysis of rival companies’ products/services
  • Supporting lightning experiments, data organization
  • Translation of technical materials
  • Assisting designs