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109142 – Chassis Design Engineer

Company General 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.

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.

Team / Division Description

The chassis area in the vehicle contains the suspension, electric power steering and driver-control. TME Chassis Engineering Division's responsibility is:
• Local development of Chassis parts for vehicles built in one of Toyota's European assembly plants.
This activity is done in close cooperation with our local suppliers and our mother divisions in Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in Japan. TMC relies on us to make sure the design is adapted to European customers' expectations and European suppliers' production methods.
• Investigation of Quality issues
In case of issues arising in the market, we support the Customer Quality division in the investigation of the concern from design point of view.
• Investigation of new European technologies
After investigation we propose them to TMC for application in future vehicle projects.

Your Responsibilities

As engineer in Chassis Design 1, your main responsibility will be the successful completion of Chassis parts development. This is achieved by the following activities:
• During the prototype phase, you will drive the development process of locally-developed parts. Continuously you need your engineering skills to support the suppliers in their development. You make sure the development is finished on time and meets all Toyota's requirements. For parts developed in Japan, you are the liaison between our mother divisions in TMC and other European parties (assembly plants, suppliers)
• During the production-preparation phase, the formal design responsibility is handed over to you. You make sure production parts achieve expected performance levels and solve any workability issues in the assembly plants. During each step of the development, you will focus on cost-reduction and remain vigilant that the parts performance is matching European customers' expectations.
• After start of production, you will investigate market issues from design point of view. This will be done in a structured, problem-solving approach to reach a quick and effective resolution with ensuring avoidance of repetition.

Your additional responsibility will be to investigate new European technologies in your responsible area. In case a promising technology is found, you set-up a pre-development study. If successfully concluded, you propose it to TMC for application in a future vehicle.

In this position you will report to the team leader and senior manager of the department.

Your Profile

Education Level required:
Master in (Electro-) Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering. (for Belgium, this is equivalent to Civil or Industrial Engineer).

Experience (indicate number of years & area):
The candidate should have 2 to 5 years relevant experience in the design & development of complex mechanical parts. Preferably but not mandatory, this experience is in the area of vehicle chassis parts (electric power steering, suspension, brakes, tire).

Technical Skills/Expertise/Knowledge:
• Extensive mechanical engineering knowledge
• Strong problem-solving ability
• Project management competence
• Cost and quality conscious mind
• Good knowledge of the general vehicle design
• Competence with windows tools: MS Excel, Powerpoint, Word

Behavioural Skills / Key Competencies
• Excellent communication skills (both verbal & written)
• Adaptability I flexibility to work with other cultures
• Teamworker & -player
• Pro-active and persistent
• Engineering curiosity
• Having the passion to work in the automotive industry

Other Skills (Languages, IT, ... )
• Fluent in English
• Japanese, German and French are an asset (in reducing order of importance).

Place of Employment

Belgium - Brussels (Zaventem) : Toyota Motor Europe, Technical Centre

We offer a dynamic and challenging multicultural work environment in which competence and quality play an important role. Enhancing personal growth and a real opportunity to invest in your future through on the job development and training. Where your effort, dedication and initiative are rewarded by a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package.


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