Powertrain Technology Research Internship


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Powertrain Technology Research Internship



Job description

Company InformationTOYOTA 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 responsibilitiesTeam/division descriptionAs part of TME R&D organization, the Powertrain Division is responsible for local development of powertrains for vehicles built in one of the TME production plants and for planning and research of new European technologies. Latest focus points include electrification, big data and connectivity. Our team “Advanced Powertrain & Target Setting” is a research group within Powertrain covering xEV battery, E-motor, Power electronics, Charging strategy and other alternative PowertrainsYour project

  • Research of powertrain technologies and strategy trends in Europe to reflect to Toyota’s future strategy using market research, industry or technology conferences, benchmark projects, etc.
  • Modelling of zero emissions powertrain in Amesim (Simcenter) and/or Simulink and/or Ansys TwinBuilder to analyse, estimate and compare performance (energy efficiency, acceleration performance, drivability, …) by research and implementation of advanced optimal and predictive controls.

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  • You are fluent in English (TME’s business language)
  • Master or PhD student in the field of engineering, robotics etc.
  • Some experience with programming (python etc) and machine learning is a plus
  • Open minded and keen to work proactively in a multi-cultural fast-changing business environment
  • Highly motivated for mobility, cars and electrification of mobility
  • Experience with simulation tools (Matlab, Simulink, Amesim, Simplorer, etc) is an advantage

Place of employment

  • Belgium – Brussels (Zaventem): Toyota Motor Europe, Technical Centre

Starting date

  • August/September 2024 (flexible)


  • 6 months

ConfidentialityDue 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)We offerPlease check our .At Toyota Motor Europe, 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.

Expected salary


Zaventem, Brabant Flamand – Bruxelles

Job date

Thu, 09 May 2024 01:07:33 GMT

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