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Toyota North America Reviews

Updated April 23, 2018
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Toyota North America President and Representative Director Akio Toyoda
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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "A company who truly cares about their employees"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Toyota North America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Toyota offers their employees competitive salaries, a great benefits package, and tons of onsite amenities meant to encourage a healthy work/life balance, fitness, etc. Most importantly, when they say that respect for people is a core pillar of the Toyota Way, they mean that. I've been with this company my whole career (started as an intern and was hired on full time almost 5 years ago), and have no plans to leave any time soon. I'd recommend Toyota to any family member or friend.

    Cons

    As with any large corporation, decision making can be a process at times, with many layers of approvals needed.

    Advice to Management

    Continue supporting your team members and give them the autonomy to make decisions and learn.


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Toyota North America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for. They truly live by their core values of respect for people and continuous improvement.

    Cons

    The culture is strong and change can be slow.

  3. "Meh its ok"

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    Current Employee - Porter in Novato, CA
    Current Employee - Porter in Novato, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Toyota North America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Choose your own hours
    Good pay

    Cons

    You do the same thing everyday for 10 hours


  4. "District Service and Parts Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Service Manager in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - District Service Manager in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Toyota North America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great compensation and corporate exposure

    Cons

    Little to no work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Less politics and good old boy mentality


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Toyota in TEXAS"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Consultant in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Toyota North America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    You will not find a better culture here at TMNA

    Cons

    Still working through their big move and settling in

    Advice to Management

    Continue to keep us informed - doing a reat job


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunity to learn, but political office environment."

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Saline, MI
    Current Employee - Analyst in Saline, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Toyota North America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great experience to work within automotive. Flexible work schedule. Well respected company to add to your resume. Good benefits. Pay is ok, should be better.

    Cons

    Unbalanced workloads. Management is inexperienced in many cases. High turnover. Young workforce due to the move to Michigan, which creates an unprofessional work environment at times. Inconsistent expectations to team members, managers will have favorites.

    Advice to Management

    Take feedback from bottom up to improve overall management environment.


  7. Helpful (4)

    "Better Please Your Boss"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Band IV Manager in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Band IV Manager in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Toyota North America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Extreme security, nearly impossible to get fired
    Annual merit increases and bonuses
    Decent healthcare (benefits declining yearly)
    Upward mobility available if you are willing to move
    “Perception is reality” if you please your boss you will get promoted
    Very low turnover. Generally great people outside of the poor performers

    Cons

    “Fall in line” mentality
    Good ol boys club: networking is king, you can work 10 years to develop a good reputation but if you do one wrong thing in front of the wrong person you’re done
    “Diversity” is very important especially in senior managent roles vs. most qualified for the job
    Poor performers are rewarded with less responsibility; lack of accountability
    High performers are given more work without an increase in pay
    Rewards are linked to promotion. If you are unwilling to relocate then your income is limited.

    Advice to Management

    Consider the relocation required for promotion. The system is designed to give future leaders a diverse business perspective from multiple markets, but you are not promoting your most talented people. Your best, most well rounded people choose their families over a career relocating 5-7x, so you are forced to promote whoever raises their hand to relocate. Many of these people are not fit for leadership roles. There are numerous unintended consequences of the relocation requirements, and it will only get worse as millennials come of age to senior management.

    Toyota North America Response

    Mar 13, 2018 – Specialist

    Thank you for your review, and your over ten years of service with us. It’s very important to us that we listen to our team members and continuously look for ways we can improve our workplace. In... More

  8. Helpful (1)

    "life at Toyota"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Toyota North America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits, decent pay, modern campus with really comfy work space, 9/80 work schedule.

    Cons

    Since it moved to North of Dallas you have to live in the suburbs or brave the traffic from downtown Dallas. The management can be frustrating as in everywhere else depending on which team you landed.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Great Company - Lots of Meetings"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Analyst in Torrance, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Toyota North America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    High quality products you can feel proud to represent.
    An environmental leader in the automotive industry.
    A strong culture of diversity and inclusion.
    Low turnover company due to overall positive work environment.

    Cons

    Low turnover company limits career growth potential. Limited openings put greater emphasis on field experience and networking.
    Emphasis on field experience results in operational people in charge of technical departments.
    So. Many. Meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Fewer meetings/quicker decisions.


  10. "IT Executive Support Technician"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Toyota North America full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company and people to work for and with.
    Flexible working schedule.

    Cons

    Relocated HQ offices from Torrance, CA to Plano, TX


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