Finding work in Nagoya


It is not difficult to find a job in Nagoya. Expatriates may be employed in various fields such as the automotive and aerospace industries.

Nagoya, one of Japan's largest cities, is very popular with expatriates worldwide. Located in the Chubu region on the island of Honshu, it is the capital of the Aichi Prefecture. With more than 9 million inhabitants, Nagoya continues to attract foreigners, including investors, looking for a professional adventure in the country. If you also want to settle your new home in the city, you will probably need to find a job. But this may be quite complicated.

Before anything else, make sure you learn about the needs of the labor market. Take the time to identify large companies which may employ foreigners.


The shopping district is located in the center of the city of Nagoya. You will find many large companies operating in different sectors, including automotive, electronics, not to mention the high technology and services. The industrial zone has heavy industries such as refineries, factories and aircraft parts, ceramic products, refrigeration and electrical grips, among others.

Nagoya hosts major companies such as Lexus, Mitsubishi, Magna, Toyota, PPG, Bodycote, and Pratt & Whitney and Boeing. Indeed, it must be said that the economy of the city is mainly based on the automotive and aerospace industries. There are also specialized industries in robotics and engineering.

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The city also has a large tourist stamp. The city not only has an old castle rebuilt, but also a huge aquarium that attracts many tourists. Sanctuaries and Gokiso Atsuta Hachiman-gu are also visited. So that Nagoya has not only tourist infrastructure but also several hotels and other services.

You will find also many prestigious universities, including the University of Nagoya, the Nagoya University of Technology, the University of Nanzan, among others, as well as pre-primary, primary and secondary schools, including international institutions.

Find a job

You can be hired in various sectors, including the automotive and aerospace industry if you have the skills required by the labor market. Tourism and education are also employment generating sectors. Remember to identify companies that you could send spontaneous applications.

You can also look for jobs on the internet and in local newspapers .

 Useful links:

Nagoya Info

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