Labor practices

Basic Policy on Human Resources

Basic Policy

Under the Purpose, Our Values, and Commitment, which were revised upon the company’s celebration of its 100th anniversary, Mitsubishi Electric continues to endeavor to create changes with the goal of contributing to the realization of a vibrant and sustainable society by solving diversified social issues. To further strengthen the management foundation that has been built up over 100 years and promote the offering of integrated solutions enabled by business model transformation, the company aims to acquire human resources who have diverse values and abilities. We will actively promote the hiring of women in particular in accordance with the action plan based on the Act on the Promotion of Female Participation and Career Advancement in the Workplace.

At group companies in Japan, we plan to continue hiring individuals from the perspective of strengthening business operations, technological development capabilities, sales capabilities, and manufacturing capabilities.

Active Employment on a Continuous Basis

Mitsubishi Electric plans to employ a combined total of 930 new graduates in October 2021 and April 2022. The Mitsubishi Electric Group, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in February 2021, will promote the hiring of human resources who have diverse values and abilities so that they may lead our corporate growth over the next 100 years and contribute to the realization of a vibrant and sustainable society.

Recruitment plan of the Mitsubishi Electric Group (as of March 2021)

1. New graduates

(Unit: No. of people)

October 2019 and April 2020 (result) October 2020 and April 2021 (projection) October 2021 and April 2022 (plan)
Engineering positions 660 560 530
Sales & administrative positions 200 170 190
Technical positions 300 210 210
Mitsubishi Electric 1,160 940 930
April 2020 (result) April 2021 (projection) April 2022 (plan)
Group companies in Japan 1,500 1,370 1,300
Total 2,660 2,310 2,230

2. Mid-career Hires

(Unit: No. of people)

Fiscal 2020 (result) Fiscal 2021 (projection) Fiscal 2022 (plan)
Mitsubishi Electric 530 420 450
Group companies in Japan 1,000 660 700
Total 1,530 1,080 1,150

3.Changes in the percentage of female employees of all new hires (Mitsubishi Electric)

Fiscal 2018 (result) Fiscal 2019 (result) Fiscal 2020 (result) Fiscal 2021 (result) Fiscal 2022 (projection)
Overall 15.8% 17.5% 15.1% 18.8% 19.9%
Sales & administrative positions 30.1% 31.0% 31.5% 37.0% 38.0%
Engineering positions 10.9% 13.1% 9.4% 13.4% 14.4%