Toyota Motor Europe

  • Quality Engineer - Raw Material (Paint) for TME in UK

    Posted Date 1 month ago(14/11/2018 14:57)
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    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.
    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.


    We offer a dynamic and challenging multicultural work environment, being part of a motivated HR team 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 (bonus scheme / extra-legal benefits (group insurance including a pension plan and risk benefits) / flexible working hours).

    Your Profile

    • Must be practical and logical with a  hands-on approach.
    • Must be  a confident communicator with good problem-solving skills.
    • Must be able to show initiative in any problems that you face.
    • Must be fluent in  English {TME business language).
    • Knowledge/experience of paints for automotive application is an asset.
    • Must have a degree in Materials Science and Engineering, or Chemistry.
    • Ideally you will have 18 months of relevant experience.


    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 

    Your team and your responsibilities

    Team/division description:
    To assure the Quality of raw materials and critical parts to our European  Manufacturing Companies (EMC). Materials and Parts Quality have the following responsibilities:
    • Inspection Control Function for raw materials at EMC's.
    • Critical parts and process Quality Assurance.
    • Corrosion improvement activity.
    • Parts failure analysis based on material expertise.


    Your responsibilities:
    This role forms part of the pan-European quality team who assure raw materials used in each of our
    European Manufacturing Companies (EMCs).

    Responsible for 4 paint suppliers and 1 pre-treatment suppliers operating in four EMCs, the successful candidates will be involved in all aspects of quality assurance, namely:

    • Confirmation of design and pre-production activity for all new paint material and pre-treatment processes.
    • The auditing of new suppliers to confirm  process capability and quality assurance
    • Evaluation of new products.
    • Maintenance of QA systems and standards within EMCs, Toyota Motor Europe divisions, and paint suppliers.
    • Investigation of the root cause and implementation of countermeasures for all paint material quality problems raised by EMCs.
    • Raising standards.


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