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Toyota Motor Europe

2019-2530 Intern Sensory Quality - Interior Body Design

Company description

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

Job description

Team/division description:
Toyota Motor Europe R&D Centre is responsible for:
• Developing vehicles and making concept proposal for EU core models.
• Reflecting EU technology to Toyota Vehicles timely by utilizing location advantage and strong network with EU partners.

Body Engineering 1 is a major division responsible for Planning & Design of Body parts for European Vehicles from concept phase to serial production.
Interior Sensory Quality Group is responsible for improving Product Power and Sensory Quality of Interior parts.

Your project:
To investigate mechanical sounds of key operational interior component(s) [eg: Glove box, center console armrest, airvents], defining sensory quality sound targets & proposing feasible engineering solutions to support achievement of those targets, for next generation models.
• Benchmark of internal & competitor parts and identification of key structures
• Sound measurement of identified components, both subjectively and objectively.
• Analysis of evaluation results, identifying links between subjective and objective results.
• Criteria setting for next generation components’ sound performance.
• Investigation of the structural features / factors influencing the sound performance & identification of best practice.
• Application of the findings into projects which are in development.

Searched Profile

• You have good feeling with interior quality and materials.
• You have a degree in Engineering or Industrial design.
• CATIA V5 knowledge preferred.
• Highly motivated & challenge spirit.
• You are fluent in English.
• You are available to travel for business.
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.
• have excellent communication skills

We offer

- Paid internship

- Place of employment: Belgium - Brussels (Zaventem): Toyota Motor Europe,  Technical Centre.

- Starting date: September 2019
- Duration: 6 months

Confidentiality: Due to business requirement, not all performed projects can be reflected in the internship report. This issue needs to be discussed with candidate/school in advance.
It is mandatory that applicants are students for the entire period of the internship. We can only accept students with an EEA or Swiss citizenship (not requiring a work permit or visa to be eligible to perform an internship in Belgium).

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