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 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).
. Bachelor’s degree in art or industrial design
. Minimum of 10 years’ experience working with production related industry or design office.
. Very good knowledge of car accessory styling and automotive industry including current trends
. Proven ability to create and develop accessory styling, colour and material coordination.
. Graphic software experience
. Good project and team management skills
. Fluent in English
. Photoshop, Illustrator and 3Dsoftware knowledge preferred.
. Knowledge of Microsoft Office
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
Toyota Technical Center (R&D) in Europe is responsible for the design & styling, planning, development and production of attractive, superior quality cars matching European market requirements.
Within our R&D organisation, Styling division plays a key role in the early design and styling development of our future models. The role of the Accessory Styling team is to join the concept making, sketches and design for accessory on through the creative use of computer software.
You will be part of a team that is the accessory style development for vehicle production.
You will work closely together with exterior and interior, colour style designers and engineers by:
. Research and forecast style trend for the future.
. Make concept for production.
. Create new accessory style for production, with exterior and interior, colour style designer.
. Develop proposal models with stylists, modellers and model suppliers.
. Develop style data and realize which secures both TMC styling quality and production quality, with colour and material suppliers, fabric makers, parts suppliers.
. Control and follow up actual production.