- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at IHI as an intern (Less than a year)Positive OutlookNo opinion of CEOPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Treated their international interns well. Organized cultural activities and tours, such as the Kure shipyard at Hiroshima. Projects were well planned out for interns.
Salary man culture was a but stuffy for me, but that's typical of Japanese companies. There were some language barriers but this is likely because I was only intermediately conversational.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy InterviewAccepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
The process took 6+ months – interviewed at IHI.
Interviewed in London. Very easy. They only want to know if you speak both English and Japanese well. They're not interested in what you did in the previous jobs or what skills you have because they are not going to take those into considerations when assigning you to a department/position.
For the second and last interview with the HR staff and your potential boss they fly you to the HQ in Tokyo. That one was easy as well. Bring water with you, they won't offer you anything for an hour and half.
- There was no difficult or unexpected question. Answer Question
There's no negotiation. They don't even show you a contract or salary beforehand unless you ask. If you ask, however, they become confused because it's not common to do such thing at Japanese companies.
Let us know if we're missing any workplace or industry recognition –
If IHI stood for "incredibly huge ideas," it would refer to the plans for the girders, spans, and towers that the Japanese manufacturer has constructed for several long suspension bridges around the world. But IHI (formerly Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries) gains much of its revenue (45%) from more medium-sized operations: energy and resources (boilers, engines, gas turbines, nuclear power plant parts, radioactive waste management) and aero engine and space (jet engines, rocket and satellite systems). Other businesses include logistics, shipbuilding, agricultural...