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Regarding the Acceptance of Loaned Employees from JR West


Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
President: Norio Nakajima


The Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Group companies Fukui Murata Manufacturing and Kanazawa Murata Manufacturing have decided to accept loaned employees from the West Japan Railway Company (hereafter: JR West). They will begin doing so in September 2021.

In cooperation with the Fukui and Ishikawa offices of the Industrial Employment Stabilization Center of Japan, the two Murata companies will begin accepting staff from businesses affected by the spread of COVID-19. The duration of contracts is planned to be nine months.
By accepting loaned employees from other industries, Murata will gain insights and knowledge beyond the company and its own industry, presenting an opportunity for further growth.

Start date
September 2021

Number of accepted staff and place of work
Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.: 5
Kanazawa Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.: 7

Form of employment
Loan (secondment)
*Employees will stay employed by JR West, but are seconded for a limited time period to work at Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. or Kanazawa Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Term of loan
9 months

About West Japan Railway Company

Operating in the western half of Honshu Island and the northern part of Kyushu Island, 18 prefectures in total, the company is active in logistics, real estate, and other industries in addition to transportation, with railways at its core.
Location of headquarters:
4-24 Shibata 2-chome, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8341
Founded: April 1, 1987
Number of employees: 48,300 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2020)

About the Industrial Employment Stabilization Center of Japan

The Industrial Employment Stabilization Center is a public institution that assists in the loaning and transfer of workers between companies, including employment sharing (loaning of workers who remain employees of their original employer), through its nationwide network.
Head office location:
5F, Sumitomo Seimei Kameido-eki-mae Bldg., 2-18-10 Kameido, Koto-ku, Tokyo 136-0071

Murata in Brief

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world.

For more information, visit Murata's website

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