Personnel Policies and HR System (Kubota)
Basic Personnel Policies
Foster a corporate culture full of vigor with emphasis on taking on challenges and creativity.
Find the right person for the right job based on their abilities and ambitions.
Overview of Personnel Training, Performance-based Promotion and Compensation
There are three career paths comprising expert positions, staff positions and technical positions for different roles and responsibilities. The personnel system offers personnel training, and performance-based promotion and compensation for each of these career paths.
Employees can change career paths based on their abilities and ambitions.
(administrative and general class)
|People who drive the business, solve problems that arise in operations, and exhibit a high level of performance based on their willingness to take on challenges, advanced expertise, abundant knowledge and extensive experience and know-how||People who contribute to the business, take on challenges for their own growth, and take on broad responsibilities, especially work that requires expertise, creativity and experience, while aiming to establish a field of expertise||
||Specialized training for specific objectives that employees can choose on their own from a curriculum of about 140 courses of varying difficulty and subject matter||Rank-based training to improve technical skills and quickly foster supervisors with a particular focus on training in the “5-Gen” principles|
|Rotation||The work responsibilities of each employee are reviewed periodically, taking into consideration workplace needs and the employee’s preferences, to avoid having employees perform the same work for long periods.||-|
|Salaries||Monthly salaries are reviewed every year until the age of 58 (56 for expert positions). Each ranking has upper and lower limits to its monthly salary.|
|Bonuses||Bonuses are designed to reflect consolidated performance, affiliated business performance, and individual performance.||Bonuses are designed to reflect individual performance and bonus amounts set as standards in annual labor-management negotiations.|
|Retirement benefits are based on a point system that reflects rank, years of service, and evaluation.|