Engineering at Toyota isn't about nuts and bolts. It's much more about having imagination plus dedication to keep developing the best processes and products. We encourage our engineers to look at things from every angle to find better ways of working. You could be working in Weld, Paint, Plastics, Assembly, Quality Assurance or Facilities & Environment but one thing's for sure, you'll be trained as a multi-skilled engineer with world class engineering capability.

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Salary and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, overtime payment and an excellent benefits package.

  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Attractive car schemes
  • Paid overtime
  • 25 days paid annual holiday
  • Bank holidays
  • Company sickness benefit
  • Free workwear
  • Subsidised restaurants
  • Workplace nursery
  • Relocation assistance

You will have previously been sent confirmation details for your first day. You will be met by a Member of the Recruitment Team who will welcome you to Toyota Manufacturing UK.
You will be required to have your photograph taken, which will form your identity pass. You will need to use this to get around site (via the security barriers) and must be shown on entering the building.
We operate a cashless system on-site, so an identity pass must be used to pay for refreshments and meals throughout the day. Please bring some money with you to load onto your card.
You will also meet with a member of the payroll team who will confirm that we have all the necessary documentation to enable entry onto the payroll system.
You will be scheduled onto an Induction course so that you can become familiar with Toyota Manufacturing UK’s ways of working.
You will then be collected by a member of your department where your career at Toyota Manufacturing UK will commence.

Your salary is paid directly into your bank account, by credit transfer. It is paid on the last working day of each month. Any overtime is paid one month in arrears.

We will have ordered your workwear in preparation for your first day.
However, until your workwear is provided, we ask that you wear smart, casual clothing.

Unfortunately, our site at Burnaston is not served by public transport, so Members are responsible for making their own arrangements to get to and from work. Our Deeside Plant that is served by a shuttle bus. More information can be obtained during the recruitment process.

At Burnaston, you would expect to start at 07.45hrs and finish at 16.18hrs approximately.
At Deeside, you would expect to start at 07.30hrs and finish at 16.03hrs approximately.

The basic working week at Burnaston will be 39 hours. For your information, the current working pattern will be arranged as follows, Monday to Friday:
Day Shift
1st Period 08:00 -12:15
Lunch 12:15 -12.45
2nd Period 12.45 -16:18
The Deeside start and finish times are half an hour earlier than the pattern shown above.
With prior agreement from your Section Manager, you can start earlier 07:00hrs or later (09.00hrs), your finish time is then adjusted accordingly.

There is some requirement to work overtime at Toyota Manufacturing UK to ensure that projects are delivered on time. Overtime is recorded on a daily basis and monitored to ensure a sensible level is undertaken.

Unfortunately, we can only accept applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. We will ask to see proof of your eligibility to work in the UK when you visit our site at the assessment centre/interview stage of the recruitment process. Typically, this is in the form of a UK or European Economic passport or similar supporting documentation as detailed on our application form.

This can be arranged with your Department, once an offer of employment with Toyota Manufacturing UK has been made.

Some of our roles involve supplier visits across Europe, others require you to visit some of the European plants. Please ask for clarification at your first interview as travel is very much based on the specific job that you have applied for.

To register your details and create your Toyota CV should take approximately 1 hour.

After submitting your online application, you will hear back from us to confirm receipt of your application within 2 working days. If you are successful at this stage, you will subsequently be invited to the first stage of the recruitment process, which will be on-line aptitude tests.

Yes. The probationary period would be the first 3 months with Toyota Manufacturing UK. You will be regularly reviewed during this time.

Our People

Jo Hems. Specialist, HR Division

Liam Chorley, Maintenance Apprentice

Peter Curtis, Engineer, Assembly Division