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Job Title:  Application Engineer -Japan


Osaka, JP, 532-0003

Business Unit:  Process, Measurement & Inspection
Posting Date:  Jul 30, 2022
Job Description: 

Land Instruments


Land Instruments generates revenues of over $40M and employs more than 100 people globally. A leading provider of industrial measurement solutions the company was established over 60 years ago and offers infrared temperature measurement and emissions monitoring products, serving its core industrial markets including metal production, glass manufacturing, power generation and hydrocarbon processing. The company is headquartered in the UK near Sheffield and operates from business locations throughout Asia, Europe and AmericasIn 2006 Land Instruments became part of the Ametek Group, a US corporation that employs over 17,000 colleagues at more than 120 manufacturing locations around the world. Supporting those operations are more than 100 sales and service locations across the United States and in 30 other countries around the world.


Land Instruments in Asia Pacific


Around a quarter of the Land revenue is generated (circa $8 - 9Million) in the Asia Pacific Region (excluding India) and this territory is identified as a strong growth area with double digit CAGR expected, particularly focussed on developing markets in Southeast Asia and China. China makes up around half the sales in the region with the remainder spread fairly equally between Japan and the rest of Asia. Customers typically fall into one of two groups, either end-user manufacturers or EPC companies and the routes to market are divided between direct sales and channel partners. The emissions monitoring product line is currently sold in partnership with a sister company within the Ametek group (Ametek PIBU) as part of their product offering.

Land employees are in Japan, China and Singapore and service facilities are situated in Osaka, Beijing and Shanghai, the structure of the LAND business in Asia.


Position description:

  • Supporting sales to service customers / distributors with instruments meeting specifications for plants and projects.
  • Provides technical support and consultation for sales activities.
  • Also to provides technical services such as calibration, installation, and repair.
  • Recommend with technical description of the product to both customers and distributors with specifications, sales and technical materials.
  • Regularly analyse and review marketing strategy and business plan to best address opportunities with available resources.
  • Project management after receiving an order.
  • Survey of applications (technical applications) for sales activities.
  • Demonstration on instrument devices (including online test at the customer's manufacturing site).
  • Provide recommendation on equipment installation; provide equipment repair and calibration.
  • Work related in research and recommendation of standards, etc. to introduce the equipment into the Japanese market.


Experience / Personal Requirements:


  • A degree in a technical discipline. Ideally with a postgraduate business or engineering qualification.
  • At least 5 – 10 years of relevant experience with a minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience in instrumentations will be a plus.
  • Ever working in industry such as: Metal, Glass, HPI or Power plant will also be added value.
  • With some communication and presentation skills both written and verbal will be added value.
  • Able to understand English manual will be better but not necessary.
  • Able to locate in Osaka region is a plus as territory coverage will be across whole Japan. As traveling into different province within Japan will be required.
  • Competent in preparing reports, undertaking presentations, managing time and contributing to meetings..
  • Working knowledge of infrared temperature measurement would be advantageous.
  • Working knowledge of emissions and environmental monitoring would be advantageous.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.