Six success keys of a HUST alumnus in Japanese company

Wednesday - 23/05/2018 20:15

Being known as team leader of smart sensor location attachment at Nissan Automotive Technology Vietnam (NATV), Nguyen Khanh Hoang, former student of cohort 48th, 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 the morning of May 15, 2018.

From a student of the Mechanics of Materials and Metal Rolling Department, Nguyen Khanh Hoang outperformed many other candidates to become a member of NATV – NISSAN Corp., a famous automotive manufacturer of Japan. However, at the position of an automotive designer, which was not related to his major, Khanh Hoang questioned himself whether he could adapt to 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 support from senior HUST graduates, from professional to soft skills such as emailing, how to communicate with Japanese people and how to carefully handle even small tasks”, remembered Hoang.

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

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

That is to say, in the recruitment of July 2019, NATV encourages HUST students graduating 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 in HUST-NATV Associate Training Program. Students can sign up over hardcopy and online applications at, until June 16, 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 the strategic focus on human resource and long-term vision, NATV employees have opportunities to be highly-professional trained in Japanese manner, 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 car components like Chassis, body, interior, engine, etc. With high technology ability, NATV keeps expanding their association with research locations of Nissan Corps. all over the world.

Hoang Anh

Author: TT TT & QHCC

 Tags: hust, nissan

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