EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Toyota Manufacturing Poland

Toyota Manufacturing Poland

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Jeleniogorsko-walbrzyski; Dolnoslaskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Wałbrzych


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-01-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2020
Foreseen End Date: 30-06-2022
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

The Polish branch of the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has announced that it will create 500 new jobs at its plant in Wałbrzych within the next two years. The recruitment process will start in the second half of 2020. The company will be looking for staff for all production departments - forge, foundry, mechanical working, assembly, inner logistics. The business expansion programme is associated with the production of the latest models of hybrid engines which will be launched in Wałbrzych in September 2021.

In Poland, Toyota has two production facilities located in Jelcz-Laskowice and Wałbrzych. Previous business expansions were announced in September 2018 (150 new jobs), February 2019 (150 new jobs) and September 2019 (450 new jobs).