Careers & Press

Want to join our growing team and be a part of the dynamic and exciting Japan Centre family? Then browse our current vacancies. For more details on these positions and other career related enquiries please email

Current vacancies at Japan Centre Group

Japan Centre Panton Street

Fish and Meat assistants

You will be delivering exceptional customer service experience. Duties include serving customers and aiming for customer satisfaction at all times.

Japan Centre UNIT B - Stonebridge

Bakery and Pastry production assistant

The Bakery and Pastry Production Assistant will help the Bakery Chef in cooking and preparations of bread, cakes, pastries and other items.

Warehouse Operative

Responsible in adequate recording and labelling of goods-in and goods-out. Able to read Japanese required

Delivery Driver

The delivery driver will distribute products promptly to all our locations in and outside London.

Japan Centre, North Acton Central Kitchen

Kitchen Assistant

As Kitchen Assistant you will be part of our food production unit, your role is essential in preparing the key components of all dishes from our restaurant & shop menus

Kitchen Porter

Maintain kitchen cleanliness. Duties include: basic cleaning on all equipments such as pots and pans. Will include heavy lifting

Shoryu - London, Manchester, Oxford

Waiting Staff

You will be delivering exceptional customer service experience. Serving customers on a timely manner.


Serve and present beverages, quickly and efficiently, meeting company standards.

Company Benefits

  • Free lunch scheme for days worked over 6 hours
  • Perkbox access after successful probation period completion
  • Pension scheme provided by Now Pensions
  • 20% staff discount in Japan Centre in-store and online, Shoryu Ramen, Sakagura and Ichiba stores part of the Japan Centre Group
  • Annual leave of 20 days after completion of probation period
  • Additional day of annual leave for each calendar year worked after completion of probation
  • Referral bonus if you recommend someone to work with us


Please contact for more details.

What they have to say about us:

"Japan Centre stocks everything you could possibly need – from mirin to miso, sushi rice to pickled sushi vinegar and all points in between. The site is efficient and well thought out, so there’s no excuse for not attempting some adventurous Japanese dishes of your own."
Matthew Drennan, Editor
Delicious Magazine

"This shop is a treasure trove of labels I can't read, which I find unusually exciting"
Claudia Ruane, brand head of Abel & Cole
The Independent

"The constant improvement and rolling out of interesting new products that appeal to both Japanese and non-Japanese customers at Japan Centre is what impresses us so much"
Charmaine Mok
Time Out