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What We Look For
PRODUCTION SUMMER STUDENTS – NOW OPEN:
Every summer TMMC makes available a limited number of Production Team Summer Student opportunities. The Summer 2023 program is currently accepting applications. Applications for Production Team Summer Student will close on January 31, 2023. Please click here to learn more about our Summer Student opportunities.
TMMC has partnered with the University of Waterloo (UW), Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Guelph, Georgian College and Conestoga College in a Co-op program, providing invaluable experience for Co-op students enrolled in Engineering, Administration and Technology.
- Willing to learn and have a positive attitude
- Results-oriented and take ownership
- A collaborative Team Member with strong interpersonal skills
- Detail-oriented with solid organizational skills
- Passionate about your field of study
What’s In It For You
Take the lead on your project and learn all about what is involved from start to finish.
Know your work is being implemented and will support the production of our quality vehicles.
Break down a complex project and narrow in on a specific idea, becoming an expert.
Our Work Environment
The Toyota Business Practice problem-solving methodology is our unique way of approaching a challenge by finding the root cause. As a co-op student, you are trained on this problem-solving method, which can be applied, not only at work but also in our everyday life.
The world-famous Toyota Production System, a philosophy of continuous improvement and ongoing training, enables each Team Member to work towards their highest potential.
Check your school’s co-op jobs board every term for available positions. The schools we partner with include but are not limited to Conestoga College, Georgian College, McMaster University, University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University, and University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).
Be sure to check your school’s co-op job board as which schools we post varies each term. To find out if we have posted a co-op job at your school, email our team.
The Engineering team is responsible for troubleshooting day-to-day manufacturing problems through an engineering approach and continuously improving existing manufacturing processes with an emphasis on safety, quality, productivity and cost, to achieve lean manufacturing.
We have engineering co-op jobs and opportunities available at every stage of the manufacturing process: Press, Weld, Paint, Plastics, Assembly, Quality Control, Materials, Environmental and Facilities.
Examples of past Engineering Co-op projects:
TMMC Innovation Lab: Predictive maintenance projects; industry 4.0; AI operations; advanced robotics vision and integration, internal Geo-location tracking and Internet of Things.
Suspension: RAV4 Suspension Process Productivity Improvement by eliminating downtime
Weld: RX Weld Quality improvement by defect reduction
Press: RAV Stamping Material Cost Reduction
Assembly: RX Conveyance Design Modification to reduce repair cost
Plastics: RX Bumper Paint cleaning process efficiency enhancement
Paint: RX Paint Shop water usage reduction as environmental initiative
Our Administration co-op’s are given the opportunity to understand Toyota’s process driven approach.
We have co-op opportunities available in Production Control (Supply Chain), Finance, Accounting, Information Systems and various Human Resources departments such as, Training & Development, Payroll & Benefits, Safety and Communications.
Examples of past Administration Co-op projects:
Finance: Create financial statement version for forecast in the SAP system; Infestation, closure and suggested process improvements; Supplier inquiry support; Financial Year-End-Close support; SAP GR/IR system cleanup.
Human Resources: Creating methods and systems to analyze big data for time, labour and payroll. Establish and update leave process; Assist with Benefits Projects.
Production Control: Development of a Production Control “Visual Andon” to indicate abnormal or risk conditions to the plant; Design Production Control Materials Toyota Shipping Confirmation System (TSCS) – Support Specialist training of the systems’ functionality and level-up education.
Information Systems: TRACE System upgrades; Torque Tracking Systems, PCMS upgrades, RMS Reporting upgrades, GALC History Extract Database system improvements.
Maintenance co-op students gain hands-on experience working with Team Members on real projects that contribute to improving production.
We have co-op opportunities available in Press, Weld, Paint, Plastics, Assembly, and Facilities.
Examples of past Maintenance Co-op projects:
Preventative Maintenance procedure improvements; Support plant wide Control of Hazardous energy integration and implementation.
What Our Past Co-op’s Have To Say
100% of TMMC’s last term Co-op’s agree to strongly agree, that they gained valuable knowledge or skills during their Co-op term
91% of our last term Co-op’s rated TMMC 4 to 5 stars out of 5, as a potential full time employer
100% of our last term Co-op’s believe that TMMC met or exceeded expectations of their Co-op experience