Specialist - Production Control: TEMA - ER
Toyota - Erlanger, KY

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Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc (TEMA)

Erlanger, KY

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc (TEMA) is the alignment of Toyota's North American R&D and manufacturing operations, joining the operations, planning and technical functions. Established in April 2006, TEMA strengthens Toyota's North American customer focus, through improved supplier cooperation, overall speed, flexibility and attention to quality. TEMA headquarters in Erlanger, KY, house the Toyota Operations Center and the Toyota Planning Center. The main offices for the Toyota Technical Center are in Ann Arbor, MI.

This position is located in Erlanger, Kentucky

The purpose of this role is to coordinate with all levels of the organization, including working level and management, the actively plans, project status, problem solving new vehicle readiness issues.

Coordinate project engineering change instruction's and related technical information. Negotiate with multiple groups including Purchasing, Suppliers and NAMC's (affiliates) to determine best implementation timing to match designer's intentions

Develop & execute strategies for new model launch activity surrounding engineering change instructions cost reduction and master schedule creation in a manner that is best for all of Toyota

Coordinate new model launch activities between multiple divisions and multiple companies considering every phase of vehicle development through start of production

Problem solve issues impacting new model launch. Using past experiences and reflections to update operating procedures and yokoten to other projects in order to prevent recurrence

Accumulate key performance indicator data, develop and lead the reporting of project status highlighting major issues for quick resolution


Bachelor's Degree

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, Access and PowerPoint) to include the ability to create, manipulate and analyze large amounts of data.

Strong communication skills - able to deliver complex information in a clear and concise way across cultures and organizational boundaries

Self-starter with the ability to tackle multiple projects simultaneously. Able to work independently in a fast pace environment.

Completed TBP panel training.

Overtime: 20% to 50% (depending on project condition)

Travel: 20% to 40% (depending on project condition)

Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: Business Management, Supply Chain, Operations Management or Industrial Engineering.

Prior work experience in a professional environment (including a co-op rotation).

Prior project management or task force/team experience with capability to develop, lead, prioritize work, meet milestones and report out status of project.

Project management or task force experience in a automotive or manufacturing environment.

TEMA PC/LC or NAMC PPM experience.

Overtime: 20% to 50% (depending on project condition)

Travel: 20% to 40% (depending on project condition)


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Production Control

Primary Location

US-KY-Cincinnati/Northern KY-Erlanger


TEMA - Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America

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