updated: 7/9/2014 12:49:58 PM
Princeton-based Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana Inc. says it has added more than 200 workers since the beginning of the year and plans to hire five dozen more by the end of next month. Last year, the company announced a $30 million investment to increase Highlander production.
July 9, 2014
PRINCETON, Ind. - World-class vehicles aren't the only things being launched this year at Toyota Indiana. More than 200 Tri-State residents have started new careers with Toyota this year and the need for applicants continues to remain strong. On average, Toyota has hired 30 new team members each month in 2014.
Production team members who are hired at Toyota are starting careers with competitive wages and excellent benefits for the world's top automaker. "Being a team member at Toyota is something I'm very proud of," said Gina Roeder, Assembly team leader. "I feel like our pay and benefits are second to none, just like every new Toyota that rolls off our final assembly line."
Toyota Indiana produces the Sienna minivan, Sequoia full-size sport utility vehicle and the Highlander and Highlander Hybrid midsize sport utility vehicles, which launched late last year and have been in high demand so far this year.
"I'm thrilled to welcome these new members to our team," said Dan Potje, Vice President, Administration, Toyota Indiana. "Each new team member will play a valuable role in our quest to continue making the best vehicles in the world for our customers."
All production team member positions are filled through Aerotek, the agency that manages variable workforce for Toyota Indiana. Those who are interested may apply online at www.aerotekin.com.
Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands. Over the past 50 years, we've built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 40,000 people (more than 32,000 in the U.S.). Our 1,800 North American dealerships (1,500 in the U.S.) sold more than 2.5 million cars and trucks (more than 2.2 million in the U.S.) in 2013 - and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.
Toyota partners with philanthropic organizations across the country, with a focus on education, safety and the environment. As part of this commitment, we share the company's extensive know-how garnered from building great cars and trucks to help community organizations and other nonprofits expand their ability to do good. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.
Source: Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana Inc.