Six success keys of a HUST alumnus in Japanese company

Being known as team leader of attach location for smart sensor at Nissan Automotive Technology Vietnam (NATV), Nguyen Khanh Hoang, former student of K48, School of Materials Science and Engineering (SMSE), Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), has shared his valuable experience while working with Japanese company to more than 200 HUST students during HUST-NATV associate training program in morning of 15/05/2018.

From a student of Mechanics of Materials and Metal Rolling Department, Nguyen Khanh Hoang outperformed many other candidates to be a member of NATV – NISSAN Corp., a famous automotive manufacturer of Japan. However, at the position of automotive designer, which was not related to his major, Khanh Hoang questioned himself whether he could adapt the environment, or remuneration was enough for living cost. “To overcome early difficulties, the Company provided me a six-month training course. During that period, I also received a lot of helps from senior HUST graduates, from professional to soft skills such as emailing, how to communicate with Japanese people, how to work carefully even with small tasks”, Hoang remembered.

Quickly adapted with workflow, Khanh Hoang eventually demonstrated his abilities to reach management position at NATV, having the Company’s credit to work in Japan for three years. Looking back the 9-year of striving and experience in international surroundings, Khanh Hoang noticed that his efforts in NATV brought to him a stable career with many opportunities to develop. Hoang also shared his six keys to be success in a Japanese company, which are: always learning; work carefully, commit to schedule; use Japanese frequently; team-player; and problem-solving skill.

Nguyen Khanh Hoang is one among a lot of former HUSTers demonstrating their rapid transformation in big corporations, enterprises of Japan. It is the fact that, many graduate students from HUST have been highly assessed by Japanese companies, with high selection rate.

That is to say, in the recruitment of 07/2019, NATV encourages HUST students graduate in 2019 (before July) from School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Transportation Engineering, School of Information and Communication Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Physical Engineering, School of International Education, etc. to participate HUST-NATV Associate Training Program. Students can sign up over hardcopy and online applications at, until 16/06/2018.

At the program, NATV representative briefly introduced the Company, main fields of work and remuneration frame including salary, language allowance (English and Japanese), insurance for employees and family. With strategy focus on human resource and long-term vision, NATV employees have opportunity to be highly-professional trained in Japanese way, to study and work abroad, to enhance personal abilities and career promotion.

About Nissan Automotive Technology Viet Nam

Established in 06/2001, NATV is 100% Japanese investment company, under Nissan Techno Corporation, based at Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower. The Company has 2156 employees (04/2018, with 58 Japaneses), revenue reached 90 million USD (fiscal year of 2017).

NATV is one among pioneer companies in Vietnam in automotive research and design, such as: designing electronic components for cars, software-hardware development, software maintance, electronic analyzing, experiment; designing other components for cars: Chassis, body, interior, engine, etc. With high technology ability, NATV keeps on expanding their association with research locations of Nissan Corps. all over the world.

Hoang Anh

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