Toyota Motor Europe

Circular Economy Senior Specialist Service Parts Recycling

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Business Area
Corporate & business planning
Brussel (Zaventem)

Company 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 350.000 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.

We are excited to be transforming into a mobility company focusing on bringing even more happiness to our customers through various mobility solutions.

Your team and your responsibilities

Team description


The Circular Economy Business Unit is objective is:

  • Minimise use of virgin raw materials in new vehicle by maximising recycled content in design phase.
  • Ensure Zero waste in manufacturing
  • Maximise End of Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling by reintegration of this recycled material back into Toyota supply chain.

Your responsibilities


As Project Leader for 2 x Proof of Concept (PoC)

  • Service Parts Recycling POC
    • Design POC to validate business case and identify learning outcomes to close the knowledge GAP.
    • Create action plan and KPI’s with stakeholders and lead implementation of service parts recover from retailers and logisitics to recycling centre
    • Study AS-IS
      • Evaluate top 10 service parts sales per country, focusing on plastic, copper, Aluminium, PGM recovery volume and link to retailer location
      • Map operational processes: waste management, service parts logistics & compliance
    • Create To-BE
      • Determine ideal process to maximise return of waste service parts back to Toyota recycling centre, ensuring compliance and minimising costs.
    • Develop business case and implementation plan with related stakeholders
  • End of Life vehicles (ELV) Logistics POC
    • Design POC to validate business case and identify learning outcomes to close the knowledge GAP.
    • Create action plan and KPI’s with stakeholders and lead implementation by engaging with external partners and internal stakeholders.
    • Linked with POC #1 (Buying Platforms) study and design ELV logistics network
    • Complete ELV logistics market analysis for key markets (MM5)
      • Benchmark per key market, best in class ELV logistics operators
      • Study compliance requirements and operating models
      • Network GAP analysis: Toyota retailers locations v’s ELV logistics operators locations per key market
      • Study logistics network optimisation utilising Toyota retailers as ELV drop-off location

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Your Profile

  • You are fluent in English (TME’s business language)
  • University degree (Business/Engineering/Project Management)
  • Min 3 years’ experience in the Automotive industry with focus as Strategy/Business analyst or material/environmental engineering
  • Knowledgeable and passion for: Sustainability, Circular Economy, Engineering material waste management is a plus.
  • Functional knowledge in R&D, Purchasing, Value Chain or Sales is a plus
  • Strong communications skills to various levels
  • Strong analytical skills focussed on process analysis
  • Interests in understanding the relevant processes & activities of other functions linked with LCV
  • Doer - makes things happen
  • Can get results when dealing with different company cultures in fast-paced environment where there are challenging deadlines and constant ambiguity
  • Result driven & performance mindset

Place of employment

  • Belgium - Brussels (Evere & Zaventem): Toyota Motor Europe, Head Office & Technical Centre


We offer


Toyota offers a comprehensive remuneration package, including a bonus scheme and interesting extra-legal benefits.  We provide flexibility to take care of both your career and your personal life by providing hybrid work environment with structural possibility to both work from home & collaborate in the office. You can also take your work abroad for up to 20 days/year. If you want to know more, please check-out our Career and Benefits page.

At Toyota Motor Europe, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all. All our recruitment decisions are based on the individual and their qualifications along with the job requirements. The selection process is without regard to nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, ethnicity, disability or other personal characteristics. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination as our individual experiences and overall diversity is our key strength. Together we have the power to make a positive change and go beyond the ordinary.

If you need any specific consideration for the interview process due to disability or any other reason, please let the recruiter know.

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