Toyota Motor Europe

Vehicle Logistics Operations Planner Senior Specialist

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Business Area
Logistics (Supply Chain)

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/division description


Vehicle Supply Chain (VSC) is responsible for the multi modal transportation of Toyota and Lexus vehicles from our Overseas – and Local Plants, to ports of export, inland compounds and/or retailers in Europe.


For those European markets where we assume responsibility until retailer delivery, our vehicles are Customised (Post Production Option Installations-PPO & Vehicle Conversion) and Quality checked (Pre Delivery Inspection) in our hubs, all strategically located within Europe.


Through the fundamentals of Safety and Quality, VLG’s core mission is to achieve on-time and shortest possible delivery lead time to Toyota retailers in Europe. This critical activity involves strong project management skills, daily follow up and reporting, system enhancements and countermeasure implementation (transportation and hub workload management), from vehicle line-off to retailer delivery through Toyota Production System principles.


We seek enthusiastic and dynamic team players, driven by Curiosity, Creativity, Collaboration, Courage and Coaching abilities and competencies to support the on-going Toyota’s transition into a Mobility Company.


Your responsabilities:

In order to support the above, you will be joining V-LOM Hub team and your main function will be:


• Ensuring Safety & Quality compliance in Yard operations.
• Standardisation of Yard processes with a high focus on Safety, Quality & productivity.
• Kaizen mindset & promotion.
• Coordination with Logistic Partners to manage daily operations – ensure correct manpower & capacity.
• Outbound transportation planning (Short, mid & long term)
• Stock monitoring & reporting out.
• Abnormality management & problem solving
• New Projects coordination with a focus on Rail.
• Coordination with TME V-LOM team
• Coaching & development of transport admins.

Your Profile

  • As a planner you have 5 - 10 years of practical experience in vehicle logistics center.
  • Experience in automotive production or transportation environment is a big asset.
  • Strong quality mindset
  • Dynamic team player with strong communication skills and maturity to coach and train a team.
  • Ability to think creatively and generate new ideas after deep analysis.
  • Able to show the skills and understanding expected for a project management role.
  • Result driven, problem solver with strong Excel/Access skills.
  • Capability to make decisions for day-to-day operational problems.
  • Ability to influence an organization
  • Tenacious in nature and take deadlines very seriously.
  • Fluent in English and Czech - any other language will be considered as an asset.
  • Willing to travel.

Place of employment


  • Czech Republic - Kolin: Toyota Motor Europe Vehicle Hub Kolin


We offer


Toyota offers a comprehensive remuneration package, including a bonus scheme and interesting extra-legal benefits. 

At Toyota, 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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