Graduate Development Programme

Toyota Motor Europe

Start your career at Toyota Motor Europe as a graduate. You will experience a challenging career with one of the leading automotive companies of the world.

Toyota offers an 18-month Graduate Development Programme (GDP), which is targeted towards recent graduates looking for their first job to start and develop their career.
As a graduate, you will be assigned a job with a contract of unlimited duration. 

The graduate development programme will give you the opportunity to:
• Develop a quick understanding and ability to apply the Toyota Way of working while being supported and guided by your mentor and colleagues.
• Evolve quickly and smoothly into fully participating and effective employees.

The programme details:

Training objectives

You will learn about:

• The Toyota way values, our corporate culture and our strong identity.
• Toyota business tools such as problem solving, focussing on identification of problems and finding the root cause in order to develop correct countermeasures.
• Writing reports which enable to build consensus and ensure that the right decisions are made quickly.
• Managing projects with a mind-set of stakeholder collaboration and continuous improvement.
• The Toyota customer first philosophy, which is leading to customer satisfaction and recommendation.


• Line Training (mandatory) : Spend several weeks in one of our production plants as a team member working on the line and experiencing the famous Toyota Production System.
• Cross Divisional Placement (upon Function’s decision). Spend several weeks in a different division from your own, grasping the requirements of an internal customer.

Requirements are:

• The candidate must have a bachelor’s / master’s / University degree.
• Less than 18 months professional experience (NOT including Internships or Summer / Student jobs).
• Fluency in English.

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