Labor practices

Basic Policy on Human Resources

Basic Policy

Mitsubishi Electric actively recruits employees to maintain a proper personnel structure over the medium to long term, and to achieve further global expansion of its growth areas, which are centered on power systems, transportation systems, building systems, FA systems, automotive equipment, space systems, power devices, and air-conditioning systems.

Affiliated companies in Japan also implement plans for continuous recruitment of employees from the standpoint of strengthening business, technological capabilities, marketing capacities, and manufacturing power.

Active Employment on a Continuous Basis

Mitsubishi Electric plans to employ a combined total of 1,180 new graduates in October 2019 and April 2020. We will continue to proactively recruit people with the aim of achieving an even higher level of growth.

Recruitment plan of the Mitsubishi Electric Group (as of March 2019)

1. New graduates

(Unit: no. of people)

October 2017 and April 2018 (result) October 2018 and April 2019 (projection) October 2019 and April 2020 (plan)
Engineering positions 650 690 680
Sales & administrative positions 220 240 200
Technical positions 270 300 300
Mitsubishi Electric 1,140 1,230 1,180
April 2018 (result) April 2019 (projection) April 2020 (plan)
Affiliated companies in Japan 1,500 1,500 1,500
Total 2,640 2,730 2,680

2. Mid-career Hires

(Unit: no. of people)

Fiscal 2018 (result) Fiscal 2019 (projection) Fiscal 2020 (plan)
Mitsubishi Electric 550 650 550
Affiliated companies in Japan 1,000 1,000 1,000
Total 1,550 1,650 1,550

3. Ratio of women among new graduates in engineering positions at Mitsubishi Electric

Fiscal 2018 (result) Fiscal 2019 (projection) Fiscal 2020 (plan) Future target
11% 13% 10% 20% or more