Internship – Data Science Model Based Development

at Toyota Motor Europe
Published February 7, 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

  • Student in final year study of Master degree in information technology, mathematics, engineering or computer science
  • Good understanding of Machine Learning methodologies
  • Proficient with Python and/or Matlab
  • Knowledge of vehicle and system dynamics simulation packages (Carmaker/Amesim/Simpack) will be considered as assets
  • Fluent in English

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

The VPE-MBD team has the role of developing and deploying digital methods for both vehicle development and vehicle monitoring in the market to the R&D organization . This includes simulation and virtual evaluation technologies for vehicle dynamics performance teams, as well as research on more advanced performance indicators for objective target setting for the vehicle and its subsystems, as well as creation and maintenance of digital twins for state of health monitoring purposes.


Your project

Digital twins are models used for mirroring the behaviour of physical objects. They continuously exchange information with the physical object and can give information about the status of health of the monitored object. Your skills will help the team to bring this vision to reality by implementing the appropriate data-driven processes needed to generate value out of the existing virtual environment.

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)