A Top 10 Fortune Global 500 enterprise, Toyota ranks among the world's leading global corporations and is proud to be the most admired automaker, an achievement the company believes stems from its dedication to customer satisfaction. Toyota has been shaped by a set of values and principles that have their roots in the company's formative years in Japan. When you join Toyota, you will be entering into a multinational and multicultural corporate team. The company’s success is built on strong values such as respect, teamwork and continuous improvement. Challenges and the importance of decisions based on in-depth investigation, efficient fact-finding and analysis are crucial since these values continue to drive Toyota to the top and will guide the company into the future. Toyota offers a 19-month Graduate Development Programme (GDP). This programme is targeted towards recent graduates looking for their first job to start and develop their career. As a graduate, you will be assigned a real job from the beginning where you will spend the majority of your time, being supported and guided by your colleagues and mentor. You will also participate in a number of training courses and placements to help you learn, understand and practice how to work in the Toyota Way. Their Mission Toyota have made substantial long-term investments in Europe with the aim of designing and manufacturing vehicles that meet the needs of European customers. Guided by a clear vision of a sustainable future, they have developed a wide range of vehicles powered by advanced petrol, clean diesel and hybrid engines. The Graduate Programme: Why join Toyota? * Learn in a structured programme with immediate job responsibilities * Grow and develop in a challenging environment with the automotive leader * Join a multinational, multicultural graduate team Toyota’s success is built on strong values such as respect, teamwork and continuous improvement. They also believe in challenges and the importance of decisions based on in-depth investigation, efficient fact-finding and analysis. These values continue to drive Toyota to the top and will guide them into the future. Who They Recruit Recent graduates looking for a challenging, international career with a leader in the automotive industry. Requirements are: * A Masters / Bachelors degree of 4 years or more * Less than 18 months professional experience (NOT including Internships or summer / student jobs) * The willingness to move to and live in Brussels, Belgium Research and development Programme: Research & Development (R&D) in Europe is responsible for planning, developing and producing attractive, superior quality cars. In this way, they match European market requirements and uphold the proud reputation of Toyota & Lexus in Europe. Currently, there are over 500 R&D engineers working in Toyota’s technical centre in Brussels, a figure that will continue to rise with the ongoing increase in their vehicle development responsibilities. Since 2004, over €75 million has been invested in their new R&D building and equipment, bringing the total investment in the Toyota Technical Centre to more than €140 million. R&D is involved in body, powertrain, chassis and electronics part design, the selection and testing of materials and components, engine evaluation, and the tuning of the drivability characteristics of all Toyota models. R&D groups with opportunities for Graduates: * Body * Chassis * Vehicle Performance Management * Powertrain * Electronics
With over 75,000 cars sold in 2010 and 2.2 million Toyotas sold since 1965 in the UK alone, Toyota is one of the largest and most recognised vehicle manufacturing companies.However a career at Toyota (GB) is about more than just numbers, it's about a dedication to innovation and a commitment to quality for the whole customer journey - from our plants to the showroom, to their driveways and their adventures.Toyota (GB) is the national sales and marketing company for Toyota and Lexus vehicles in the UK, responsible for all sales, marketing, after sales and customer relations issuesnationwide. Our headquarters are based near Epsom, Surrey where all principal operations are co-ordinated by a staff of more than 400 people.
PassionYOU ARE:Enthusiastic, driven and excited by the motor industryReducing carbon emissions, making city driving fun again, and perfecting the family drive are just some of the things we're passionate about. AmbitionYOU ARE:Dedicated, like to be challenged and a team playerWe set our sights on hybrid technology 10 years ago, and today the Toyota Prius is the world's first and best selling hybrid. FutureYOU ARE:Big picture thinker, inquisitive, think outside the boxWe're committed to delivering innovative design and technology in our models and first-class customer care right across our network.