Planner Product Planning | Toyota ME Evere

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    Tijdelijk contract

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. As a company, Toyota Motor Europe focuses on sustainability and future generations and strongly promotes diversity, inclusion and gender equality. We are highly interested in receiving the applications from professionals of all backgrounds and genders looking to build their career in either scientific, engineering or corporate positions.

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.

Toyota Motor Europe, part of the transformation of the automotive, is stimulating its whole organisation in the 5Cs (courage, creativity, coaching, curiosity, collaboration) to adjust, adapt rapidly to final customer needs, but also promote diversity, equity and inclusion to get best team players to perform together.

Team/division description:

The Product Strategy and Marketing Division develops the strategy and leads the planning of new Toyota models with the target to deliver the best product for European markets while ensuring achievement of our business objectives. We are handling product planning (volume, specification, pricing), marketing strategy (sales & marketing strategy development & implementation across our markets, launch management) and lifecycle management.

Within this Division you will join the ZEV (Zero Emission Vehicles) team in charge of product planning & marketing management of BEV (Battery Electric Vehicles) and FCEV (Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles) for the European market.

Your responsibilities:

You will report to Product & Marketing (Senior) Manager and will take the lead to provide market analysis and related product strategy for current generation model including future lifecycle actions.

Your daily tasks will include:

- Competitor product benchmarking
- Development of the grade & specifications strategy for your models
- Cost Planning, volume & profit assumptions (business case)
- Be the source of expert knowledge and promoter of your model towards the National Marketing & Sales Companies, related divisions in Toyota Motor Europe & Toyota Motor Corporation
- Manage the country specific requirements
- Based on customer feedback, propose & implement active life cycle actions
- Support the development & implementation of the S&M strategy


Candidate profile:

- Strong knowledge of and interest in automotive industry (Market, segments, models, technologies, consumer trends, economics)

- First experience in the automotive industry is requested

- Proven experience with complex data analysis (such as profit, pricing, customer profile, market research etc. …)

- Familiar with automotive engineering process and terminology

- Experience with Cross functional projects

Education and experience:

• University degree or higher education in marketing, engineering or economics

• Highly developed analytical skills, detail oriented and reliable

• Result driven and able to break down complex tasks into manageable assignments

• Strong negotiation, communication and presentation skills

• Team player with strong project planning skills

• Ability to work independently, sometimes with short deadlines, in multicultural teams

• Advanced computer skills (MS Excel, PowerPoint, database)

• Fluent in English, any other European language is an asset

You have a Toyota DNA, this means you:

Courage: you are ready to let go of the easy path to reach challenging targets
Collaboration: you are a team player, respectful and inclusive in your style and you take a customer-oriented approach
Creativity: your passion drives you to explore innovative ideas and challenge the impossible
Curiosity: you combine imagination and fact-based observation
Coaching: you share knowledge and feedback with your colleagues and celebrate each other’s success


We offer?a dynamic multicultural work environment and the opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team where collaboration, creativity, courage, and curiosity play an important role. You will be working on exciting projects and benefit from a thorough on the job development, coaching and training.

Your commitment will be rewarded with a comprehensive renumeration package, including interesting extra-legal benefits. Hence, we offer you the flexibility to keep a healthy work-life balance through flexible hours and a combination of on- and offsite working.

At Toyota Motor Europe, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all. All of 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, birthdate, 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.


Interim contract (weekly renewed)

Start date: 19.09.2022

End date: 30.06.2023

Full time

Location: Hybrid - +-50% in the office (Toyota Head Office in Evere) and +-50% home office

Are you the ideal candidate for this job? Apply online or send your CV to You can also reach us on the following number: +32 9 276 32 90.