Toyota Motor Europe

  • Internship Plastic Parts Engineering

    Job ID
    Business Area
    Production engineering
    Brussel (Zaventem)
  • Company Information

    TOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global corporation. Founded in 1937, Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and employs over 300.000 people. As a company, Toyota Motor Europe focuses on sustainability and future generations and strongly promotes diversity, inclusion and gender equality. We are highly interested in receiving the applications from professionals of all backgrounds and genders looking to build their career in either scientific, engineering or corporate positions.
    Based in Brussels, Belgium, and staffed by 2.700 people and more than 60 nationalities, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) handles the wholesale marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts & accessories, and manages Toyota’s European R&D, manufacturing and engineering operations.
    For Toyota, Quality is a way of life. Nothing is so good that it cannot be made better, that is why we strive for continuous improvement in everything we do. This basic principle for us is called: “KAIZEN” and is what guides us in our pursuit of best Quality and the delivery of unparalleled customer’s satisfaction.

    Your Profile

    • University degree in Mechanical Engineering or Material Engineering
    • Specialization in Plastic processing technologies would be an asset
    • Good problem solving and analytical skills
    • Team worker and open mind approach to a variety of cultures within Toyota.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Basic knowledge of CAD software (Catia) would be an asset
    • Fluent in English
    You have a Toyota DNA, this means you:
    • wish to develop and are ready to persevere in order to reach challenging targets
    • seek facts before making recommendations or decisions
    • have strong planning and organizing skills
    • enjoy working in a team, respecting others
    • have excellent communication skills
    • customer mindset

    Your team and your responsibilities

    Team/division description
    The Toyota’s European Production Engineering Division is responsible for the production preparation of new vehicles in Europe.
    Your project
    You will be responsible to:
    o Benchmark material & production technologies to eliminate conventional paint process for metallic color (in mold color, in mold coating, etc.)
    o Study material technical specifications,
    o Compare material specifications with Toyota requirements and make cost feasibility for different part applications,
    o Select suitable material for different part applications and build agreement with Toyota Design, Material Engineering and Purchasing teams,
    o Make material and production process validation (if technology already in the market) or development (if technology is not in the market yet) plan and agree with development partners (material supplier, equipment supplier) and Toyota internal related divisions


    Starting date: 1st April 2020
    Duration: 6 months
    Confidentiality: Due to business requirement, not all performed projects can be reflected in the internship report. This issue needs to be discussed with candidate/school in advance.
    It is mandatory that applicants are students for the entire period of the internship


    We can only accept students with an EEA or Swiss citizenship (not requiring a work permit or visa to be eligible to perform an internship in Belgium)


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