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.
Based in Brussels, Belgium and staffed by 2,700 people from 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.
Master’s degree in Engineering, Logistics or Economics
Experience 2-3 years practical in Logistics or Production environment
Personal Skills :
o Good analytical skills & motivated to work at Gemba
o Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
o Handle job with care and precision, in-line with deadlines.
o Good coordination, organisational and communication skills.
o Passion for Customer First’ and Kaizen.
o Ability to use Excel.
Fluent in English (any other European language is an asset)
With own driving license
Travelling requirement : 50 %
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.
Have a creative mind and passion for cars. (if relevant for function)
Have excellent communication skills
Have the desire to become a Toyota Production System expert who can guide and train others
Your team and your responsibilities
Division Description :
Vehicle Logistics Group (VLG) is responsible for the distribution of :
Globally produced vehicles to our European markets / retailers.
Locally produced vehicles to our global markets.
Installation of customer accessories.
These vehicles arrive from the different manufacturing plants to our strategically located hubs (logistic centres) where they are stored, customized, inspected and transported to the next delivery point (port, intermediate hub or retailer).
All operations are completed by Logistics Providers (LP), with a team of Toyota members ensuring consistency of direction and the achievement of customer requirements.
Department Responsibilities :
To support Transport Teams across 7 European hubs for :
1. Assuring VLG conducts safe Transport from production plant to Retailer by implementing a safe culture and safe environment.
2. Ensure that the factory fresh quality is preserved throughout the Logistics movements.
3. Implement Improvements (kaizen) across major missions of Safety, Quality and Productivity in Logistics processes and for the Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI)
Your roles and responsibilities will include :
Procedures and Standardisation
Supporting the sustainable implementation of new procedures and standards.
Proactively improve the existing standards, to close safety, quality or productivity issues.
Monitor the standards by audits and work with HUB members to countermeasure non-confirming items
Make in depth study at the source (Gemba) to identify Safety Risks
Ensure all necessary Safety measures are defined and agreed with HUBs and Logistics Partners and documented into clear Standards
Monitor that Hubs escalate all incidents and hazards are raised on time.
Coaching of deep root cause analysis through go and see with the objective that HUB operations reach interdependent level for Safety awareness.
Through early detection of quality issues, make structured analysis and identify root causes.
Take ownership and define solutions to countermeasure issues.
Ensure sustainable implementation is done and validate on site
Ensure all quality standards are followed by Logistics Partners and proactively update if any gaps.
Support new projects and routes to assess quality risks and define processes to prevent,
KPIs and Reporting
Responsible for the creating and presenting Safety and Quality reports with KPIs and summarising status.
Reporting to senior management on a frequent basis.