Sr. Specialist Government Relations

Position Location: CA, Cypress
# of openings: 1
Requisition Number: 1629



Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that includes motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, power assist bicycles, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel, and much more! We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products!   


Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Specialist Government Relations to join Yamaha Motor Corporation, supporting our Government Relations Department in, Cypress, CA. The role of the Government Relations Specialist, Sr. is to ensure Yamaha products comply with Federal/State emissions regulations.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Preparation and management of emissions certification applications to State and Federal regulatory agencies  
  • Provide technical guidance both internally and externally on vehicle mechanics and emissions system functions.  
  • Liaison to Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd and related subsidiaries concerning emissions applications and certifications. 
  • Track regulatory developments and changes and update internal colleagues as required.  
  • Liaison to applicable industry trade associations
  • Liaison to applicable regulatory agencies
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in related studies strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5+ years demonstrable experience in similar/related field
  • Extensive knowledge of Yamaha product and mechanical systems preferred 
  • Requires strong knowledge of government regulations, industry practices and an understanding of emissions testing procedures, emissions applications 
  • Familiarity with EPA and CARB emissions application systems preferred 
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Ability to manage multiple task, projects and certification applications simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Proficient in MS Office


Report to: Government Relations Dept. Manager


Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

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