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Simon Bird,
OfficeTokyo Office (Headquarters)
TeamIT Divison
NationalityBritish
LanguagesEnglish, Japanese
EducationBachelor of Automotive Engineering from Coventry University

Simon Bird

Manager

IT Divison

The IT Consulting and Technology Divisions have been key drivers of our business for over 10 years and are highly experienced in the recruitment of bilingual, IT professionals. Currently we have the two divisions, with one division focusing purely on internal IT experts from mid-career to CIO and from highly technical roles to business-oriented analysis, project management and BPR functions. Our IT division specializes in Banking and Financial Services, Consumer Goods,Manufacturing, Retail and Pharmaceutical industries amongst others.

Background

Simon graduated with a Bachelor in Engineering before joining Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK as an engineer in Internal Logistics. He worked a multifunctional Business Analyst, Project Manager and a hands-on Mechanical Engineer for IT and process-design projects. He focused on TPS, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement. He was part of a team that designed and built a single seat race car for the Formula Student competition. A short project working at Toyota headquarters near Nagoya was not long enough to experience enough of Japan, and 12 months later he moved here permanently. He has been part of the IT Division at en world since 2010, starting as a Coordinator, before moving to Consultant in 2011 and Senior Consultant in 2013.