Do You Have The Kaizen Factor?Toyota has launched a search for Britain’s most promising young talent to join its UK operations. Recruitment is under way for its student placement scheme, giving undergraduates a great opportunity to gain hands-on work experience with the world’s leading motor manufacturer.

Toyota is renowned for defining the principles of modern manufacturing with the Toyota Production System and for making Kaizen – the concept of continuous improvement – a watchword in factories and boardrooms the world over. It builds 10 million vehicles a year, more than any of its competitors.

Its UK student placement scheme provides a great opportunity for the next generation of young professionals to develop their knowledge and skills with one of the world best-known and best-respected businesses.

Do You Have The Kaizen Factor?

Placement opportunities are available across many different disciplines and departments at the Epsom, Surrey headquarters of Toyota GB Plc, the company responsible for UK sales and marketing activities. Details are available at Our website also provides details of career opportunities for experienced professionals.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd (TMUK), the company responsible for Toyota’s vehicle manufacturing plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire and engine manufacturing plant in Deeside, North Wales, is also recruiting 11-month industrial placement students. TMUK offers opportunities for graduates, experienced professionals, skilled tradespeople and production roles; more details can be found at

Do You Have The Kaizen Factor?

To support its recruitment drive, Toyota is taking part in university job fairs around the country (detailed below), giving candidates the opportunity to meet members of its human resources team and find out more about the company and its UK operations.

University job fair programme: -

14 OctoberLeeds University
16 OctoberBirmingham University
17 OctoberUniversity of Bath
22 OctoberLoughborough University
23 OctoberAston University
24 OctoberUniversity of London – Imperial College
30 OctoberReading University and Lancaster University
5 NovemberSheffield University
6 NovemberAston University and University of Kent
21 NovemberNottingham University

For further information, please contact one of the following:

Nik Pearson on 01737 367264 or by e-mail at
Richard Seymour on 01737 367272 or by e-mail at
Erica Haddon on 01737 367308 or by e-mail at
Scott Brownlee on 01737 367266 or by e-mail at

Source: Toyota


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