Yazaki - Canton, MI4.0

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.

Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Shift: Day
Region: USA (US)
Location: Canton , MI


Works with team members to develop regional company strategy in accordance with GHQ/BU/Product/Region and Functional Strategies.
The Government Risk Analyst will keep a pulse on government actions/proposals and will provide direction and input into YNCA strategic planning .
Understands Yazaki global business along with current and future automotive industry market trends to determine necessary actions for the company.
Supports RHQ activities and ensures smooth communication between all applicable parties in line with regional company strategy.


Develops & manages pro-active legislative tracking process for Federal & State actions/proposals/laws
Prepares regular reports on the status Federal & State actions/proposals/laws and its effect/risk on Yazaki Operation
Establish/Maintain relationship with industry groups focused on Federal & State activity (MEMA, OESA, SAE, etc) and responds to inquiries
Assists other departments (BU/FG) with studies/research for Government related areas
Supports other team members with business development activities that involve Government related challenges


Degree Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree with a specialization in Political Science preferred. Will consider a Law or International Business Degree or other applicable field of study.

Previous Experience:
Previous experience in Government Affairs, Corporate Strategy, Planning
A strong understanding of the Automotive industry is necessary to be successful in this position.
All levels of experience will be considered.
Career level of selected candidate will be dependent upon previous experience.

Travel Requirements:
15%-25% domestic and international travel


Microsoft Office

On Call Requirements:

Physical Requirements:
Primarily Sedentary (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disability to perform the essential functions)



Understand Global/Regional Yazaki Organization (Key Contacts & Matrix Structure)

Understand Yazaki Product Portfolio

Understand the structure of the automotive industry

Understand Global/Regional Market Trend (Competitor, OEM, Region, Product)

Capacity to simplify and make synthesis (telling stories, easy to understand)

Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.