Yazaki Corporation, founded in 1929 as the first Japanese manufacturer of automotive cabling systems, today employs more than 300,000 people in 46 countries worldwide. In the automotive sector, the product range includes cabling systems, connector systems, electromechanical components, sensors and displays. As a supplier to almost all well-known car manufacturers we achieve an annual turnover of approx. 15 billion Euros.

Yazaki, the leading supplier of components and cabling, is looking for the reinforcing Component Business Unit in Branch Office Zagreb as soon as possible with Market & Competition Analysis Engineer!

In our family-owned company people with various cultural backgrounds work together closely and trustfully. With their ideas and great dedication they contribute to our company’s success.


Market & Competition Analysis Engineer (m/f)


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support growth of own component share in Yazaki W/H
  • Identify market trends in the automotive industry to support the definition of Advanced Development Projects
  • Support PDM Team to manage marketing and promotion instruments
  • Investigate cross-selling potential of newly developed products
  • Investigate European potential for insourcing projects
  • Analyze localization potential for parts produced in Yazaki overseas facilities
  • Investigate competitor products with big European market share for potential 2nd source activities
  • Support introduction of a product catalog web application
    • Identify “similar parts” within and across regions. Determine opportunities to rationalize the catalogue
  • Support quotation activities by gathering technical product requirements
  • Provide technical training at product level


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge of economics and an understanding of cost structures are of great advantage
  • Min 3 yrs. in automotive business on Tier 1 or Tier 2 level with solid knowledge about customer and supplier landscape in Europe are advantage
  • Understanding of basic functional features of automotive connection systems
  • Strong analytical background and professional presentation skills
  • High level of discipline when managing product data
  • Good networking and team working competency
  • Excellent communication skills in English

What we Offer?

  • Attractive compensation & benefit package
  • Learning opportunities and working in an international environment with a motivated & collegial team
  • As one of the largest automotive supplier in the word, we offer an exciting and varied working environment
  • Development and further training opportunities for improving your skills and realizing your career goals
  • A varied and challenging role in a multinational family-owned company in which our staff can build on a trustful and valued partnership


Contact person

Please send your CV and motivation letter in Croatian and English to Marijana Cota

e-mail: marijana.cota@yazaki-europe.com

Tel.: +385 (01) 6323-142