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Generalist (Electrical Engineering background)

Dallas, Texas, United States
February 15, 2018

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Naohiro J. Matsumura


Seeking a challenging position to undertake fulfilling tasks that positively impact others and further develop as a professional.


2015-Present Panasonic Automotive Systems America Dallas, TX Senior Project Lead/Telematics Consultant for Toyota Motors North America (Connected Technologies)

• As a Tier 1 H/U Supplier, contributed to the evaluation of lead vehicle release for 17CY Lexus.

• Relied by the team as the expert in setting up test environments for benches and retrofit vehicles, having system level understanding of H/U to vehicle connections.

• Served as a liaison with Panasonic Japan and U.S., in collaborating and sharing of information for project deadlines, key events, customer feedback, and technical knowledge.

• Maintained high level of customer service to Toyota, as well as represent Toyota as a consultant in communication with outside entities.

• Proactively managed resources to minimize unused resources, which saved significant amount of monthly costs.

• Coordinated with multiple test groups for scheduling, assigning resources, and creating processes.

• Tracked issues and release dates to plan validation and testing according to vehicle release timing.

• Designed conversion harness to connect new model Head Unit to a retrofit vehicle.

• Trained over 20 testers on material for logging, ticket creation, and retest procedures.

2015-2016 Panasonic Automotive Systems America Farmington Hills, MI Senior Project Lead

• Tested HMI, audio, Bluetooth, and navigation software of 17CY Lexus lead vehicle.

• Interfaced with developers from Japan for information regarding initial analysis and contributed in debugging sessions for Joint tests.

• Email communication in Japanese,

2014-Present Toshiba International Corporation Houston, TX Technical Advisor

• Work directly under the Chief Technology Executive, contributing essential technical data on present manufacturing and developmental topics of Low Voltage Adjustable Speed Drives.

• Serve as a liaison with the research centers in Japan to bring in scientific research to future products.

• Effectively mediate technology meetings to host a collaborative learning environment.

2012-2014 Toshiba International Corporation Houston, TX Design Engineer I

• Led a cost down project which decreased annual expenditures by $50,000.

• Created highly organized Bill of Materials adapting the modular concept using the ERP software.

• Developed a zero current transformer ground fault protection board for increased safety of the drive.

• Worked with a Japanese Application Engineer to performed failure analysis using function generators, inductive load, oscilloscopes, and power meters.

• Designed the hardware power components for a mining application drive strictly following industry standards.

2010 – 2012 Toshiba International Corporation Houston, TX Intern

• Supported the plant for manufacturing issues.

• Self-taught AutoCAD and revised controlled documents.

• Designed a solar powered Xbee repeater that tripled the distance of communication to the VFD with an existing wireless communication device.


• Business level Japanese.

• Software: PSim, PSpice, LTSpice, AutoCAD, BaaN, and Microsoft Office.


2008 – 2012 Texas A&M University College Station, TX

• Graduated BSEE with emphasis in Power/Power Electronics.

• Major GPR: 3.62

2010 Universidad Estadual de Campinas Sao Paulo, Brazil


U.S. Citizen


Japanese Business Association of Houston, self-improvement, golf, soccer, and tennis.

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