Material Expert (m/f/d)

Don’t just go to work; become part of a unique company within a fast-moving industry. Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe – creating excitement through team spirit and advanced technology!


We are looking for a Material Expert (m/f/d) for our design core group who provides expert knowledge about metals & alloys (mostly aluminum, steel and titanium), polymers and the latest state-of-the-art refining technologies to our engineers. Beneficial would be also expert knowledge in the area of new additive manufacturing materials and possibilities. This person advice our designers in the selection of the optimum material to produce high-end motorsport components.


Are you a team player who thrives on responsibility, with strong analytical and negotiating skills? Then you are the right person to take on this challenge. Experience team work and be inspired by the passion of our 450-strong workforce for motorsport and automotive projects.


What we offer:

  • exciting projects and a place for technical freedom and innovation to get things moving
  • attractive benefits packages e.g. competitive remuneration, social benefits, 30 days annual holiday, car leasing, free on-site gym
  • a challenging, fulfilling workplace in a multi-national company within a familiar atmosphere - driven by fascination and passion


Job description / Tasks:

  • be the highest capacity in knowledge about high-end materials and refining technologies for metals in our organization
  • ensure that you be up-to-date with the newest metals, alloys and polymer materials, regularly visits of symposium and conferences to stay informed are part of the job
  • guide our design engineers when it comes to the optimal selection for materials they use to produce motorsport components
  • be able to challenge suppliers who are offering alloys or refining technologies
  • support our Quality Assurance group to optimize their test procedures to ensure that materials meet the defined requirements


The successful candidate will:

  • have a PhD degree in Metallurgy or equivalent
  • have experience in comparable high-end surrounding
  • display very good knowledge of state-of-the-art technology and materials
  • be proficient in production and part optimization technologies
  • have a good working knowledge of Catia V5 as a bonus
  • be a real team player and be accustomed to work in a structured, thorough and self-organised manner
  • have good written and spoken English communication skills