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  • 01 Jun 2020 3:12 PM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    Job Purpose: To help coordinate the programmatic and network expansion of Japan-America Society of Central Ohio (JASCO)’s activities into western and northwestern Ohio

    Throughout collaboration with both the existing JASCO network of industry, civic, art, and education arts, as well as partners in the target areas, you will help JASCO to further develop into a regional center of Japan-America exchange and outreach and reach a broader audience through programming that promotes the understanding of contemporary Japan and the modern US-Japan relationship and aligns with JASCO’s Core Values of Creating Cultural Understanding, Improving Japanese Business Success, Building Relationships, and Fostering Education.

    Duties and Responsibilities: In coordination with the JASCO Executive Director and Director of Programming, as well as members of the JASCO Board of Directors and Programming Committee, you will assist with the expansion of JASCO programming into western and northwestern Ohio, focusing on three primary geographic areas: Dayton, Sidney/Troy, and Findlay.

    You will help to develop Cultural Workshops and Outreach Events, Business Seminars, and Networking/Community Events in each region. In this role, you will assist in determining event themes and topic, finding event sites, and organizing and supervising business seminar speakers, cultural workshop leaders, and event volunteers.

    In coordination with the JASCO Executive Director, Director of Programming, and Board Treasurer, you will budget and manage finances related to these programs. 


    • Experience in education and outreach is a plus
    • Experience in program development and project management is a plus


    • Strong understanding of both English and Japanese, with speaking and writing skills in both languages
    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, and PowerPoint)
    • Experience in designing event promotional materials is a plus
    • Experience with web-based CMS systems is a plus


    • Strong interpersonal communication skills, especially across US-Japan cultures, and sensitivity to working with and across the two cultures and to an increasingly diverse Ohio community
    • Capable of working independently and with others 

    • Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, board members, and volunteers
    • Ability to work effectively in a limited time frame
    • Ability to travel by either your own car or reliable transportation means
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends as dictated by the JASCO event schedule

    Job Location:

    The JASCO office is in the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center at 565 Metro Place South, Suite 300, Dublin, OH 43017. However, you will be allowed to work remotely from home as arranged with the Executive Director and Director of Programming.

    You will be required to travel to various locations across western and northwestern Ohio to coordinate and oversee events. As such, an individual living in any of the target areas for this programming expansion (Dayton/Sidney/Troy/Findlay areas) is preferred.

    You will also be required to travel to Dublin for monthly in-person JASCO staff meetings.

    Work Hours: 10-15 hours/week

    Your weekly schedule will vary according to your availability, the week’s events, and the availability of the Executive Director and Director of Programming. 

    You will be required to submit your hours weekly to the Executive Director.

    Compensation: The hourly wage for this position is $15 per hour.

    In addition, you will be compensated at the IRS rate for mileage driven in your personal automobile for travel related to your duties as JASCO Programming Assistant.

    Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

    Position Term Period: July 1, 2020 – March 31, 2022

    How to Apply: Please send a copy of your resume to Benjamin Pachter (JASCO Executive Director), bpachter@jas-co.org

  • 15 Jan 2020 2:14 PM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    Business Planning Manager

    Company Overview

    New Sabina Industries, Inc., an entity of a global conglomerate, Nippon Seiki Company, LTD, is a tier one supplier of Head-Up Display systems and Instrument Clusters. The plant is located in Sabina, OH. New Sabina supplies the Automotive Industry in North America with an established and recognized resource, critical to the development of safe and innovative products. As part of the Nippon Seiki Global Network, New Sabina aligns with the network’s global management principles, which contribute to society by producing high-quality products that enhance comfort and safety for drivers globally.

    We are committed to preserving the future, New Sabina embraces Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), with a focus in four key areas: Environment, Community Involvement, Individual Development and Compliance. Our goal is the responsible operation of our businesses and to ensure safety and success for every future generation.

    Purpose of Role

    Control business planning process for the organization; coordinate, guide, and train management team on the creation and implementation of business plans. Monitor implementation of plans analyze financial impact, and report periodically on performance to President. Lead activities to identify areas of inefficiency in the organization, recommend efficient/effective processes and procedures.

    Major Duties & Responsibilities

    • Working with senior and executive management to develop and implement short/middle/long term business plans in line with Nippon Seiki Headquarters/Nippon Seiki North America business plans.
    • Manage New Sabina Industries’ five year annual and revised budgeting process.
    • Coordinate reporting of monthly financial results against budget to executive management with proper analysis, improvement recommendation, and supporting documents. Develop and modify systems to improve analysis and reporting where necessary.
    • Support executive communication for vision, business plan, direction, and other items as required. Advise on and support executive initiatives as a liaison between the executive department and management team. Assist in implementation of initiatives as required.
    • Drive the troubleshooting of operational issues as they surface; propose changes to systems/ processes and help lead initiatives to fix root causes. Develop and strengthen management team’s ability to analyze root causes, professionally present gap analyses, and gain approval for countermeasure proposals.
    • Other activities assigned by president.

    Education, Experience, Knowledge and Other Information

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business-related field (Business, Accounting or Finance). Preferred MBA degree.
    • 7 years or more experience in admin-related business operations such as business planning, financial planning, accounting/finance, etc.
    • 5 years or more experience in high-volume complex manufacturing industry
    • 5 years or more experience in leadership position
    • Experience using J.D Edwards or another ERP system and proficiency in advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint
    • Significant experience driving continuous improvement initiatives at a variety of levels throughout an organization
    • Proficiency in both English and Japanese languages, including experience supporting Japanese executive management
    • Skilled at exerting leadership and influence with members of management at all levels; ability to support senior management in complex situations
    • Strategic thinker focused not only on vision but also on its execution
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication (Oral and written) skills

    Those interested should submit their resume to Cassandra McClure, HR Business Partner at Cassandra.mcclure@nsgr-na.com 

    Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of New Sabina Industries, Inc.


    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

  • 18 Dec 2019 10:39 AM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    The City of Dublin, Ohio is currently recruiting for the position of Police Officer. All interested candidates must apply on the City’s website, as paper applications are no longer accepted. The posting will close on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. A mandatory written examination will be administered at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Dublin Scioto High School, 4000 Hard Road, Dublin, Ohio 43016.


    All interested candidates can apply to work at the City of Dublin or can find more information regarding the hiring process and the Dublin Police Department at www.JoinDPD.org.

    If interested candidates have further questions, you can contact Allison Walters, City of Dublin Human Resources Business Partner, directly via email at awalters@dublin.oh.us.


  • 28 Aug 2019 12:14 PM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    JASStek has an immediate opening for a Wire Harness Design Engineer with our Client in Raymond OH with the following-

    Job description:

    • Actively engage with Automotive OEM design engineers to collaborate on design projects
    • Meet project deliverables commitments and timelines
    • Ability to create complex Wire harness 3D design incorporating best practice
    • Complete detailed drawing
    • Propose and promote design improvement approaches including cost reduction
    • Create Mass Production layout for all Harness
    • Keep checking layout or design meets requirements, design guide, RMC Checks and A-req
    • Drive negotiation and correlation with other groups (mainlybody, Interior, Light, EF4, Transmission and ENGINE (at HGT))
    • Keep track of past issues and investigate feasible solution for issues
    • Attend Maru-Q meeting
    • Attend Expert Cert evaluation meetings
    • Address issues (Maru-W) noted from Maru-Q and Expert Cert events
    • Attend factory review meeting
    • Address CRFs written by factory and provide feasible C/M
    • Review harness design with supplier and review harness build quality to meet design intent
    • Address supplier concerns and harness build quality issues
    • Issue official drawings of all parts listed above for different milestones
    • Prepare Maru-Q documents for each event
    • Cost correlation with Purchase department and Deign PL
    • Support Senkosha build (prototype build)


    • 3+ years of proven experience designing Automotive Wire Harness
    • Ability to create 3D Data by using Catia EHI Module.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent degree course
    • Experience creating designs in standard 3D CAD systems (e.g. CATIA V5) is preferred.
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and capability to work with cross functional team
    • Effectively interface with team
    • Automotive OEM experience is an added advantage

    If you match the above skill-set please apply to discuss this opportunity in detail!!! Email at lakshmi@jasstek.com OR recruiter@jasstek.com with your Resume indicating a good phone number and time to reach you today .

    Please note *** Interview Mode is both In Person and in Skype.

    JASStek Inc. is an EEO Employer.

  • 28 Aug 2019 12:12 PM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    JASStek an immediate opening for a Transmission Test engineer - LabVIEW, Matlab , Simulation X with our Client in Raymond OH with the following-

    Job description:

    • Support in transmission calibration: Calibrate transmission control unit as per different road behavior (normal, medium, hill, deep hill)
    • Model development in LabVIEW, Matlab and Simulation X: Simulate different controls of transmission
    • Shift map tool development for calibration (Developed in excel VBA and macro and Edit and verify gear shift lookup table and generate graphs )
    • TCU flashing and data acquisition using INCA, Controltec etc (Flash the TCU control file in the vehicle and setup hardware for testing and Validate different behavior of transmission as per requirement)
    • Post data analysis tool development LabVIEW, Excel VBA, Matlab (Develop custom application for data mining, data analysis and reporting and Support TR1 and TR2 in developing application based on individuals need)
    • Controltec setup and support along with coordination with CT provider (Third party data acquisition device provided by controltec and Handle complete activity including creating experiment for data recording)
    • Coordinate with CT for support activity
    • In Vehicle test support and 9AT software verification (Verify and validate 9at software using INCA and Check if all required and expected changes are applied)
    • Data analysis using Tomcat and Gage (Honda propriety tools) (Visually analyze the data for different situation provided by team, Create report in power point and Verify the report with team)


    • 3+ years of proven experience in tools Python, Labview, SimuLink and Matlab
    • Exposure to product performance testing
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
    • Experience in data collection, processing and doing Simulation for mechanical unit
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and capability to thrive in a multinational and multifunctional team environment.
    • Effectively interface with team

    If you match the above skill-set please apply to discuss this opportunity in detail!!! Email at lakshmi@jasstek.com OR recruiter@jasstek.com with your Resume indicating a good phone number and time to reach you today .

    Please note *** Interview Mode is both In Person and in Skype.

    JASStek Inc. is an EEO Employer.

  • 20 Jun 2019 9:59 AM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    The City of Dublin is seeking qualified candidates for the position of POLICE OFFICER. All applications must be submitted through the City of Dublin website. Applicants can apply at JoinDPD.org by Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST. A mandatory written examination will be administered at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2019 OR at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Dublin Scioto High School, 4000 Hard Road, Dublin, Ohio 43016.

    All interested candidates must apply on the City’s website, as paper applications are no longer accepted. The posting will close on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST. 

    To join our team, visit JoinDPD.org

  • 01 Mar 2019 11:18 AM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    Bilingual (Japanese/English) Auditor 

    • Columbus, OH

      Schneider Downs & Co., Inc., one of the 60 largest public accounting firms in the United States and eighth largest firm in Central Ohio, is seeking a Bilingual Tax or Audit professional for its growing Japanese practice in Columbus, Ohio.  

      Primary Responsibilities

    • ·      Perform financial statement attestation engagements, in a variety of client industries 
    • ·      Proactively interact with key client’s management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements 
    • ·      Research and analyze financial statement and audit related issues.
    • Qualifications

    • ·      3 to 5 years of current public accounting experience 
    • ·      Ability to write and speak fluent Japanese/English
    • ·      CPA License preferred
    • ·      Strong commitment to Japanese client service and culture is required
    • ·      Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills 
    • ·      Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines
    • At Schneider Downs, we offer:

    • ·      great people
    • ·      challenging work
    • ·      rewarding opportunities
    • ·      corporate culture focused on teamwork and client service

    Schneider Downs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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