Recruitment services for engineers and executives

Throughout the history of business management worldwide, human resource is always the key factor for a company to achieve successful business operation. To each success story, either in the huge global market or in tiny local ones, belongs an extraordinarily efficient human skill.

Career Development Associates Corporation is ready and happy to support the companies with job vacancies,and aspiring qualified personnel aiming better job opportunities. Our professional consultants with long year experience enable the matches of employer’s needs and those of job seekers in various fields of business, especially in electric/electronic/semiconductor area.

Business Category

■Engineers and Executives in Electric/Electronic/Semiconductor Area, e.g. circuit design, semiconductor,  telecommunication technology and machinery design
■Designers/testers/quality controllers of embedded software/hardware in cell phone & portable household appliances
■Highly qualified technical engineer with electronic skill demanded in vehicle and automobile-parts industry
■Highly qualified chemists, chemical engineers, bio-scientists in chemicals, plastics, pharmaceuticals, medical equipments and bio-science industry.
■CEO, executive directors as well as managers of various companies, especially foreign affiliated ones
■Top and middle management of foreign affiliated companies


Company Profile

Company Name
Career Development Associates Corporation
Akira Tanabe
Takazumi Fukuoka, Ph.Dr.
19,000,000 Yen
Office Location
3F Osaki Monshin Bldg 3-6-30 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0032 Japan
TEL: +81-3-3493-7228  FAX: +81-3-6421-7234
July 1st, 2005


Sony Corporation established Career Development International Corporation (CDI) as a 100% Sony subsidiary to start recruiting business.
CDI was merged with Sony Human Capital Corporation
Sony Human Capital Corporation closed recruiting business and Career Development Associates Corporation     (CDA) was established to take over the business. Which obtaiued the license for consulting service and recruiting professionals (No. 13 yu-300777) by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare.


Akira Tanabe
CEO: Akira Tanabe


Keio University (Dept. of Technology/Electronics),
Technische Hochschule Hannover/Germany

Business Career

Technical Engineer at Philips Japan;
Developer & Designer, Product-Designer of TV, Projector, LCD-monitor, etc. of Sony (HQ)
Sole responsible director of design and development and Co-Factory manager of Sony Wega Production GmbH / Germany
Founder & CEO of Career Development Associates Corp. since 2005


Professional Technical Engineer (Electrical & Electronics),
former Chairman of Sony Professional Technical Engineer Association


Institution of Professional Engineers Japan,
The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers,
The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers ,
German Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Belgian & Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce in Japan
American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Japan Executive Search and Recruitment Association


Our staff- consultants

Highly qualified and skilled staff-consultants, fully trusted by clients companies, support job-seeking activities.

All our staff consultants have enough experience with excellent performance and achievement in such top companies like Sony, as qualified technical professional in the development/design/factory management/business management/overseas operations. We are convinced that our consultants are the very best recruitment professionals especially in the engineering, electronics and mechatronics area. Upon recognizing skill and intention of job-seekers, they find out the appropriate person to the client.

Key categories

■CEO/Director of the engineering background
Technical engineers and factory managers in electrics/electronics/mechanics/automobile section
■CFO, Finance Controller , General Affairs , Personnel, legal and IR
■Production control/quality control
■System engineer in IT, internal SE and other section
■Chemical engineers, bio-scientists in pharmaceuticals, medical equipments and bio-science industry.


3-min. walk from Osaki Station/JR (Yamanote Line/Saikyo Line/Rinkai Line),Exit North - Gate West.