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

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

Erlanger, Kentucky

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.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

Coordinate project ECIs 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 ECI 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 through start of production

Problem solve issues impacting new model launch. Using past experiences and reflections to update OP's and yokoten to other projects in order to prevent reoccurrence

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


BS in Industrial Engineering, Business Management, Supply Chain or Operations Management preferred

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

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

Enthusiastic, motivated self-starter with ability to tackle multiple projects simultaneously. Able to work independently in a face paced environment

Willing to work 25-50% overtime depending on project condition

Willing to travel 20% to 40%

1-2 years minimum work experience in a professional environment (including co-op)

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

2 years project management or task force experience in automotive or manufacturing environment


Production Control

Primary Location

US-KY-Cincinnati/Northern KY-Erlanger


TEMA - Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America

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