Toyota Motor Europe Intern Robotics Software in Brussel (Zaventem), Belgium

TOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global corporation. Founded in 1937. Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and employs over 300.000 people.

Based in Brussels, Belgium, and staffed by 2.700 people and more than 60 nationalities, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) handles the wholesale marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts & accessories, and manages Toyota’s European R&D, manufacturing and engineering operations.

For Toyota, Quality is a way of life. Nothing is so good that it cannot be made better, that is why we strive for continuous improvement in everything we do. This basic principle for us is called: “KAIZEN” and is what guides us in our pursuit of best Quality and the delivery of unparalleled customer’s satisfaction.


• Bachelor, Masters or PhD in robotics, computer science, electronic engineering, mechatronics.

• Keen interest in service robotics, especially robotics to assist the elderly and handicapped.

• Strong background in software is a plus.


• Ubuntu and ROS (robot operating system)

• Python, C++

• Version control (git)

• Knowledge of Docker is a plus

• Knowledge of gtest is a plus

Team/division description:

The HSR, one of Toyota’s mobility concepts developed within our goal to provide freedom of mobility for all, is part of the Toyota Partner Robots family. It reflects our commitment to enriching lives of Communities with a focus on nursing and healthcare, short-distance transport and home-living.

As a compact mobile manipulator with a folding arm, it can pick up objects up off the floor and retrieve objects from shelves. It performs a variety of other tasks to improve the quality of life of elderly people or people with disabilities.

Your project:

The intern will contribute to a modular software stack for our service robot, HSR. The role includes a wide range of areas such development, integration and testing of existing software modules.

The main areas of activity will be in the areas of creating or integrating modules to implement functionality needed for specific workflows. These will contribute to use-case evaluations and demonstrations.

Place of employment: Technical Center, Hoge Wei 33, B-1930 Zaventem, Belgium

Starting date: ASAP

Duration: ideally 6-12 month

Confidentiality: Due to business requirement, not all performed projects can be reflected in the internship report. This issue needs to be discussed with candidate/school in advance.

It is mandatory that applicants are students for the entire period of the internship. Interested in this internship, please apply online via

Job ID: 2018-2266

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