The GPSS Work Style
GPSS Group has a wide variety of businesses and each employee has a different work style
We have employees who live in rural areas and work with the local community, employees from the development department who travel around the country for business purposes, foreign employees who are busy coordinating with overseas offices, engineers who work hard, and young employees who work while studying at a correspondence university….
You may check here a timetable of each of these employees’ week.
A male employee in his 30s, in his 5th year with GPSS. At first, he was in charge of geothermal power generation. After taking a leave to pursue a career in music, he was transferred to the Human Resources Group where he is in charge of recruitment and training. In addition to GPSS, he is also a singer and is currently on parental leave for his second child.
A female employee in her 30s in her third year with GPSS. Shortly after joing, she was transferred to Kyushu as the person in charge of the Wind Power Group. She works full time from home. Her previous job was in the consulting environmental division of a construction company. She also has experience in surveying living creatures and loves nature and wild birds. She likes to take pictures of birds she spots on her travels.
A male employee in his 20s in his third year with GPSS. As a member of the Solar Power team, he is in charge of the Shikoku and Chugoku areas. He dreams of a sustainable future and likes to talk about sustainability with local residents. He has a kind and gentle personality full of humanity.
A female employee in her 30s who has been with the company for six months. She is trilingual in Japanese, Russian, and English. Utilizing her previous experience working in the geothermal field, she is currently working as a process engineer for geothermal development and technology evaluation. She loves to be in contact with nature through her hobbies of snowboarding, surfing, and hiking.
Male employee in his 60s in his first year with GPSS. He has been involved in the design and project management of oil and natural gas production processes for about 50 years. He continues to be involved in the engineering business and likes mentoring younger employees.
A female employee in her 20s who has been with GPSS for a year and a half. She belongs to the Corporate Planning Group and the Sustainability Promotion Group (SPG). She is fluent in Japanese Chinese and English and is in charge of capital procurement support in the Corporate Planning Group and ESG information collection and disclosure in SPG. She mainly works in the Tokyo office and commutes to work by bicycle on sunny days. On Saturdays, she enjoys going to farmers’ markets to interact with the farmers.
A male employee in his 30s who will soon enter his fourth year with GPSS. He has been involved in hydroelectric power development since his previous position, and has been called “young hope” in this field. He continues to travel around the country to develop small and medium-sized hydropower plants, and has earned the trust of the local community. His hobby is visiting hot springs in the countryside.
A female employee in her 30s who has been with GPSS for four years. She is responsible for Due Diligence and researches about laws and regulations related to the project. In addition to her work, she is studying at a correspondence university to pursue her dream. Her hobbies are low impact camping and barbecuing.
We have introduced a flexible work schedule that allows our employees to choose their preferred working hours between 5:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
As our business expands, so does the number of employees at GPSS. We will continue to recruit more actively to maintain optimal employee performance and maximum employee satisfaction.
Employees in their 20’s who have out of the box ideas. The 30’s & 40’s who are in their prime; and those in their 50’s or older, who have experience and knowledge. All of our employees cooperate with each other to work in a well-balanced environment.
GPSS promotes a work culture which allow you to maximize your individual abilities, skills, experience, and strengths and promote your value to your colleagues and the company. As long as you are not naked, you can work in any clothes that match with TPO. Although GPSS is a Japanese company, approximately 37 foreign staff from over 26 countries work together, making it easy for new discoveries and ideas to be born.
There is a culture in which all employees, including managers, can freely exchange opinions by calling each other by nicknames, which reduces the hierarchical severity often found in Japanese companies.
Family Responsibility Leave is a system that allows caregiving and nursing care leave not only for your immediate family members on the Official Family Registry, but also for non-registered partners and other relations.
This leave is paid leave and effective from the day you join the company.