Internship Data Science – Customer Quality Division

at Toyota Motor Europe
Published February 16, 2023
Location Brussels, Belgium
Category Data Science  
Job Type Internship  


Company Information

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.


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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 renumeration package. We provide flexibility to take care of both your career and your personal life by providing hybrid work environment with structural possibility to both work from home & collaborate in the office. You can also take your work abroad for up to 20 days/year.

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, 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.


Your Profile

Bachelor/Master in IT/Engineering sciences studies with strong interest for Data Science, Machine Learning, Automotive Quality environment.

Python programming skills required/recommended: standard library + pandas, matplotlib, numpy, statistics, time series analysis, natural language processing, machine learning

Experience with continuous development (CI/CD) tools like Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence
Analytical and visualisation skills


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

Your team and your responsibilities

Customer Vehicle Quality in TME is responsible for following and prioritising quality concerns on Toyota vehicles in Europe reported by the market. Based on the nature of the concern, Customer Vehicle Quality will engage with the relevant vehicle plant or R&D to ensure a solution for the vehicles in the market and mass production is secured. Finally Customer Vehicle Quality will feedback accordingly to the market.


Your project:
Customer quality is promoting early detection and early resolution of quality concerns affecting vehicles in the field. Different data sources are available to identify increasing trends possibly related to those quality concerns.

Your project will be to identify and evaluate different methods to detect, prioritize and visualize potential issues. The end result should be a tested and documented python package. While doing this you will have the opportunity to learn more about Customer Quality operations.


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)