Company Information

Who we are

HQ : Amagasaki city, Hyogo
Established : 2002
Employees : 53 (as of Jan 2024)

<Message from the President>
We seek for a fusion of passion and innovation.

Throughout our history, our ongoing efforts have been focused on developing and bringing into existence things that have not existed before. From washing machines and robots, to sensors and agricultural solutions, we’ve ventured into various sectors beyond our core business. We anticipate that relying solely on manufacturing will become exceedingly challenging for the industry in the future, that is why we pursue diversified business ventures. Our current objective is to evolve into a 10-billion-yen company with five distinct business units by 2030. To achieve this goal, we require individuals who are driven, passionate, and unafraid to tackle challenges. If you embody these qualities, join us in our journey of innovation and growth.

・Container washing machine/ Automobile parts washing machine/ Industrial dishwashers
・Container washing line (unmanned)
・SD sensor (sensor designed to anticipate the optimal timing for maintenance service of each device)

Our vision

At Showa, we actively pursue diverse business ventures beyond our core operations, excelling in generating innovation through varied management approaches. Our business concept encompasses the following five key elements:

1. Innovative Thinking:
– Guided by the philosophy that even cutting-edge technologies become obsolete within three years, we prioritize the ongoing creation of pioneering solutions in the manufacturing industry. Our president consistently underscores the need to produce things that do not yet exist and to customize them for ongoing relevance.

2. Platform Business:
– Acknowledging the challenges in sustaining a manufacturing-centric industry alone, we promote the creation of not only the machines but also the platforms that facilitate their maintenance and monitoring. We anticipate that the subscription-based operation of these platforms will play a pivotal role in ensuring the industry’s long-term viability.

3. Increasing Domestic Food Self-Sufficiency:
– In Japan, with the current domestic food self-sufficiency rate at just 38% (calorie basis), we are actively addressing the urgent task of increasing this rate. Focusing on the agricultural sector, we aim to contribute to processing feed to reduce reliance on imports and enhance domestic self-sufficiency food rate.

4. Social Impact:
– Our company’s current array of businesses thrives due to the support of our local community and families. A fundamental aspect of our corporate mission is actively contributing to society.

5. SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals):
– In alignment with the global initiative, we dedicate ourselves to the pursuit of 17 goals and 169 targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals. These objectives are seamlessly integrated into our business strategies, ensuring that our operations actively contribute to the overarching aims of sustainability and responsible development.

Our services/products

Our cutting-edge predictive maintenance platform for industrial washing machines offers customers seamless online data monitoring and maintenance reservation capabilities. Powered by IoT and AI, the platform provides real-time insights into machine performance, allowing users to monitor operations remotely. With the added convenience of online reservation for maintenance, customers can proactively schedule service, minimizing downtime and optimizing operational efficiency.

Job Description

Details of the job

You will be responsible for a wide range of tasks related to mobile application development.

Software development, bug fixes, software maintenance, software updates, cloud (AWS) maintenance, database (Mongo DB) maintenance, etc.


Mandatory skills

Preferred skills

Required skills details

<Priority of skills>

  1. back-end skills + AWS: Experience with Node.js and AWS development
  2. front-end skills: experience with React.js and Vue.js development

*If you have good Flutter skills, you may be employed as Flutter developer.

You do not have to be able to do 100% right away, but in the future we would like you to be able to do all back-end and front-end tasks.
We are looking for people who are passionate about learning proactively, as we can carefully teach any missing skills after joining the company.


  • Those who can think, come up with ideas and take action on their own (independent and self-driven).
  • Those who are able to look at things from a broader perspective and come up with ideas, rather than just focusing on the task in front of them.
  • Those who can understand the instructions given to them appropriately and complete tasks with a sense of speed.
  • Those who are able to respect opinions that differ from their own and work in a cooperative manner
  • Those who have excellent comprehension skills and can absorb information quickly.
  • Those who are able to make plans on their own and work from a blank sheet of paper.
  • Those who have a strong desire to learn about skills that are lacking.”

Career path

1st year

Focus on frontend (React.js, Vue.js) and basic backend skills for Fullstack, and master Flutter app development and UI components for Flutter.

2nd year

Dive into database management and API development for Fullstack; specialize in API integration and AWS for Fullstack, and efficient state management and RESTful API calls for Flutter. Advance to advanced API design, Firebase integration, and mentorship for Fullstack; optimize performance, lead testing efforts, and emphasize efficient version control practices for Flutter. In the 2nd year, contribute significantly to comprehensive documentation.

3rd year

Drive innovation in both Fullstack and Flutter roles, exploring cutting-edge technologies and methodologies. Lead projects that push boundaries and contribute to the company’s technological advancement. Engage in continuous learning, mentorship, and knowledge sharing.

Workplace Environment

Our team/corporate culture

English-friendly, open-thinking atmosphere. Collaborate on innovative projects with a diverse team. Seamless communication with foreign vendors. Emphasis on continuous learning and mentorship.

Typical daily work schedule

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Morning Meeting
Start the day with a team meeting to discuss priorities, ongoing projects, and any immediate issues.
Review the status of the system and address any urgent matters.

9:00 am – 10:00 am: System Check and Issue Resolution
Conduct a thorough check of the system to ensure everything is running smoothly.
Address any reported issues from users or the monitoring system.
Work on resolving bugs or glitches in the system.

10:00 am – 10:10 am: Short Break

10:10 am – 12:00 pm: Code Review and Documentation
Review codebase and documentation submitted by the startup company.
Ensure a solid understanding of the existing code, APIs, and system architecture.
Document any areas that need clarification or improvement.

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm: Lunch Break

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm: Communication with the Vendor Company
Connect with the startup company in Bangladesh for any ongoing technical support or clarification on the system.
Discuss any challenges or questions related to the codebase or system architecture.

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Performance Optimization and Improvement
Identify areas for system improvement and performance optimization.
Work on enhancing features, functionality, and overall user experience.
Collaborate with UX/UI designers for ongoing projects.

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm: Short Break

3:10 pm – 4:00 pm: Bug Fixing and Testing
Address any reported bugs or issues.
Conduct thorough testing to ensure the stability and reliability of the system.
Communicate with the QA team if necessary.

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Continuous Learning and Skill Enhancement
Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and best practices.
Attend online courses or read relevant articles to enhance skills.
Use this time for personal development related to the job responsibilities.

Post-employment and on-the-job training

We champion a learn-while-working philosophy at Showa Co. Ltd. Initial training needs are assessed through observation and discussions, and if required, personalized training is provided to ensure continuous growth and professional development.

Are there any senior non-Japanese nationals, or English-speaking employees?

Japanese, Bangladeshi and Russian.

Message from our employees from abroad

Began as an R&D engineer, now proudly a project manager at Showa. Here, being a foreigner doesn’t limit you; there’s freedom in ideas and expression. If you’ve got the skills, you’ll lead and take charge. My journey here has been fantastic—I’m sure yours will be too!

Why you should work at our company

Benefits highlights

At Showa, connecting with our boss is easy—he’s open-minded, energetic, and supportive. Our opinions matter; he actively listens and values our input in decision-making. It’s a source of pride to be part of a company that fosters a collaborative and supportive work environment.

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