Toyota Motor Corporation is the largest automobile manufacturer (by sales) in the world.
This multinational company has its corporate headquarters in Japan. At one point, the company employed approximately 320,000 people worldwide. Currently, the company’s workforce numbers just over 316,000 employees.
The company was founded in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda. The company has over 500 subsidiaries, and operates the Lexus and Scion brands. Along with its car manufacturing interests, Toyota also offers financial services to car buyers and builds robots.
Technician Development at Toyota
The company offers a Technician Development (T-Ten) program for people who enjoy working on cars and who are interested in earning an above-average salary. Toyota technicians are in demand, with the company projecting a need for an additional 22,000 trained technicians by 2011.
Students enroll in an accredited training program to receive classroom instruction. They also participate in an internship at a Toyota dealer. This phase of the training gives them the opportunity to practice what they have learned in class in real-world applications. Some interns get hired for full-time positions at the dealerships they work with during this phase of the training.
Examples of Jobs Available at Toyota
The following are examples of job titles that may be available with the company at any given time:
Area Sales Manager
Commercial Risk Manager
Employee Relations Manager
Enterprise Consultant Paralegal
Field Technical Specialist
Human Resources Technology Manager
Quality Assurance Lead
Senior Business Systems Analyst
How to Get a Job at Toyota
The Careers section of the company web site has a search feature that prospective Toyota employees can use to find opportunities they are qualified for. They can fill out a profile and save it before applying for available jobs, or search for positions they would be qualified for first. The search feature allows job seekers to narrow the search by keywords, job field, location or organization within the company.
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