Toyota Motor Europe

Internship Data Science (ideally with engineering background / affinity with mobility)

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Business Area
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

We are looking for a data scientist, ideally with engineering background and with affinity with mobility.

You are familiar with programming languages (e.g. R, Python), can write database scripts, do algorithm development, data manipulation and visualisation (eg. Tableau, Power BI).
We are looking for a problem solver, who can come up with creative solutions and helps to drive innovation and efficiency in the department.


You have a “Toyota DNA”, this means you:
• Wish to develop and you are ready to persevere in order to reach challenging targets,
• Seek facts before making recommendations or decisions,
• Have strong planning and organization skills,
• Enjoy working in a team, respecting others,
• Enjoy a multicultural and international environment
• Have a creative mind,
• Have excellent communication skills.

Your team and your responsibilities

Team/division description
Vehicle Performance Engineering Division is responsible for vehicle evaluation, incl method development, target setting & confirmation. We create digital models for early simulation and test actual prototypes from early stage till start of production.
Our team is responsible for developing & testing new ideas based on real time big data collection which we do on a dedicated fleet. Working closely with the people responsible for market introduction, we test new ideas, confirm scope & feasibility.


Your project
Using available remote vehicle data & component data, you will work on different approaches to analyse component wear. You will the technical approach for input data, output image, BI & visualisation, possible implementation into the vehicle / as a service. You will explore vehicle/component usage taking into account all possible variables & input factors.


Place of employment: Belgium - Brussels (Zaventem) : Toyota Motor Europe, Technical Centre
Starting date: May 2021
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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