Who we are
Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world's most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We're looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us.
Who we're looking for
Toyota's Model Based Development Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Model Based Development Engineer.
The primary responsibility of this role is to develop new powertrain technologies for conventional and electrified powertrain vehicles by applying state of the art modeling, and optimization techniques.
Reporting to the Manager, the person in this role will support the Model Based Development department's objective to develop competitive powertrains to meet changing customer demands.
What you'll be doing
Model and simulation of key powertrain component and systems including hybrids, battery electric, and fuel cells.
Make and standardizing new simulation methodologies related to electrified powertrain performance, durability, crash, vibration analysis and integration into vehicle models.
Improve existing simulation methodologies for efficiency and accuracy to improve Toyota's product development process.
Benchmark of new technologies and MBD (Model Base Development) technologies outside of the company.
Collaborate with Universities, research labs, and engineering companies to conduct research in electrified powertrain including hybrids, battery electric, and fuel cells, and apply to in-house development.
Collaborate with stakeholders to identify new opportunities for research and development.
Develop prototypes to demonstrate feasibility of the products.
Travel both domestic and internal to support our daily job.
Report out progress on a regular basis.
What you bring
Bachelor of Science (or higher) in engineering discipline (mechanical, aerospace, electrical, etc.)
Experience in relevant engineering industries
Familiarity with electrified powertrain components, such as batteries, motors, and inverters
Experience in computational simulation for structural simulation such as NASTRAN, ABAQUS, or LS-DYNA
Reporting experience on project status to team members and project sponsors
Knowledge in structural mechanics for durability and crash
Added bonus if you have:
Experience in hands-on experiments and testing for data acquisition
Expertise in machine learning and AI
Experience in 1D dynamic simulation tools such as AMESim or Dymola
Knowledge of automotive powertrains-engine, motor, transmission, driveline, battery, power electronics
Knowledge of acoustic simulation tools such as ACTRAN or Wave6
What we'll bring
During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
Vehicle purchase & lease programs
Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
Flexible work options based on business needs
Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
Paid holidays and paid time off
Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
Flexible spending accounts
Relocation assistance (if applicable)
Belonging at Toyota
Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members' efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.
Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
Have a question or need assistance with your application? Check out the How to Apply section of our careers page on Toyota.com!
To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.
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