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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. / TMMC
A TMMC employee completes quality inspection on a Lexus NX bumper  

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2024), Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 (2024), Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2024), Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2024) and Southwestern Ontario's Top Employers (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. / TMMC was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2024), Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 (2024), Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2024), Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2024) and Southwestern Ontario's Top Employers (2024):

  • TMMC leads its industry in offering family-friendly benefits, providing maternity and parental leave top-ups for new moms (to 65 per cent of salary for 50 weeks) and parental leave top-ups for new dads and adoptive parents (to 65 per cent of salary for 35 weeks) -- and also manages a generous academic scholarship program for children of employees, to $5,000 per child
  • TMMC helps employees plan for life after work with retirement planning assistance services and a defined contribution pension plan -- and employees may be able to apply for phased-in work options when nearing retirement
  • TMMC employees can take advantage of a variety of impressive onsite amenities, such as free membership to an impressive fitness facility (with a full gymnasium), an employee lounge with a games room, a quiet room for meditation and religious observance, outdoor walking trails, a baseball diamond, a basketball court, a soccer field, a children's playground and a community garden for those wanting to exercise their green thumb
TMMC employee enjoy a company barbecue  

Employer Background

Industry Automobile manufacturing
Established in Canada 1986
Parent company Toyota Motor Corp.
Parent company head office Toyota City, Japan
Major Canadian locations Cambridge ON
Full-time employees in Canada 9,214
Part-time employees in Canada 232
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 26.8%
Average age of employees in Canada 42.1 years
Longest serving employee 35 years

Work Environment Rating: A+

Flexible work options hybrid work option, telecommuting, earned days off program, (flexible work options vary by position)
Commuter amenities walk to public transit, transit subsidies, online carpool sign-up, free parking
Onsite workplace features manufacturing operations are housed in a custom-built facility with over 3-million square feet of manufacturing space, head office administrative buildings are open-concept (including the president's office) and features a showroom (with the company's very first Corolla built at the facility as well as a complete lineup of current vehicles), sit-stand workstations, private phone booth, religious observance room, self-serve lunchroom, outdoor patio, discounts at local restaurants
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, television, table tennis
Onsite cafeteria healthy menus, special diet menus, subsidized meals
Other food options at main location Starbucks and Tim Hortons kiosks
Onsite fitness facility for employees only, free membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, stairmasters, elliptical trainers, rowing machines, weights, basketball court, shower facilities, 14-acre park with walking trails, an outdoor park with soccer and football field, baseball diamond and basketball nets

Work Atmosphere & Communications Rating: B

Employee social committee name TMMC Social Club (est. 1986)
Past social events past events include golf tournaments and trips to a variety of events and shows, including Cirque du Soleil, Toronto FC soccer games, Monster Jam and the RBC Canadian Open golf tournament
Cultural aspects business-casual dress daily, dress-for-your-day policy, employee sports teams
Employee communications intranet site, company newsletter, traditional/email suggestion box, internal social media
Other in-house communications Now TMMC internal television network (over 240 televisions throughout plants), new One Toyota web-based communications network (includes a mobile app), virtual roundtables with the president and regular video updates

Financial Benefits & Compensation Rating: B+

Financial benefits note TMMC has multiple employee groups, financial benefits may vary by position
Outside salary surveys participates in outside salary surveys every 6 months
Employee salary reviews individual salaries are reviewed every 12 months
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Long-term planning retirement planning assistance, phased-in retirement work options
Year-end bonuses available to all employees
Referral bonuses (max) new employee referral bonuses (up to $200) for some positions
Signing bonuses available for some positions
Additional financial benefits corporate discount program (e.g. retail, services, travel, etc.), discounted home insurance, discounted auto insurance, discounts on new Toyota vehicles for employees (up to $1,000 off dealer cost and $800 off for family members), and extends to retirees and contract employees (dealer cost), car allowances for senior managers

Health & Family-Friendly Benefits Rating: A

Health plan note TMMC has multiple employee groups, health plans may vary by position
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 82% of the premiums
Flexible coverage health plan is flexible with adjustable premiums and coverage levels
Minimum hours worked for coverage 20 hours per week
Waiting period there is no waiting period for coverage
Family coverage option yes
Retiree coverage with no age limit yes
Dental coverage routine, restorative, orthodontics
Eyecare $315 every 2 years
Health plan includes traditional coverage (e.g. prescription drugs), employee assistance (EAP) plan, semi-private hospital room, physiotherapy, medical travel insurance, homecare, medical equipment and supplies, massage therapy, nutrition planning, podiatrist, osteopathy, chiropractor, alternative coverage (e.g. acupuncture, naturopathy)
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $1,000 each year
Additional health and wellness initiatives on-site health and wellness centres (offers access to healthcare professionals such as kinesiologists, nurses, occupational therapists, physicians and physiotherapists), mental health training for managers, online app to help employees assess physical and mental health, track fitness activities and set goals aimed to improve their well-being, ergonomic assessments of workstations
Family-friendly benefits note TMMC has multiple employee groups, family-friendly policies may vary by position
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 65% of salary for 15 weeks
Parental top-up (mothers) up to 65% of salary for 35 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 65% of salary for 35 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 65% of salary for 35 weeks
Additional family-friendly benefits academic scholarships of up to $5,000 per child

Vacation & Personal Time-Off Rating: A

Vacation note TMMC has multiple employee groups, vacation policies may vary by position
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3.8 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Vacation jump vacation increases after 3 years of employment
Maximum vacation allowance employees move to a maximum of 6.4 weeks of vacation over their career
Paid holiday shutdown during the Christmas to New Year's holiday break, employees receive an additional 4 days off
Company paid days off employees receive 1 personal day off, as determined by their employer
Unpaid leave of absence option yes
Additional time-off information vacation increases to 4 weeks after 2 years, and to 4.8 weeks after only 3 years on the job, moving to 6 weeks after 10 years on the job

Employee Engagement & Performance Rating: A+

Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 3 months
Managers receive performance review training yes
360° feedback option as part of the review process, performance feedback is also solicited from co-workers and other managers familiar with each employee's work
Confidential employee feedback employees can also provide confidential feedback on their manager's performance
Exit interview exit interview option is available for departing employees
Performance recognition online recognition platform, individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, long-service awards, quality circle and suggestion program (bonuses for great suggestions), Catch-of-the-Week program rewards employees for "keeping an eye out for quality"
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 18 months
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months

Training & Skills Development Rating: A+

Career planning in-house career planning services, online employee skills inventory
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership development programs, paid internships, subsidies for professional accreditation, mentoring to transfer retirees' skills
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Unrelated tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year for courses unrelated to current position
Financial bonuses for course completions yes
Unique training & development programs international work opportunities in Japan and the United States

Community Involvement Rating: A+

Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Total employee volunteer hours (on company time) over 1,392 hours last year
Total number of charities supported last year approximately 270 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Child Wellness Centre, Breslau Lions Club, Woodstock Salvation Army, Ronald McDonald House, Grand River Conservation Authority, and many more
Charitable giving matches employee donations, matches employee volunteer hours with company donations
Community highlight TMMC conducted focus groups to help determine its charitable focus for the years ahead at each of its two manufacturing facilities, along with representation from the general public, charitable organizations, and TMMC employees -- directing support to social services, educational and environmental initiatives. The company also offers a $500 seed money grant to help employee groups establish their own fundraising initiatives and follows up with a matching donation to the funds raised (up to $500).

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. / TMMC was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2024):

  • TMMC offers a paid co-op program, hiring students in multiple areas of the business including engineering, production control, quality control, human resources and finance, to name a few -- the organization also recently introduced a new graduate hiring program as a means to retain co-op students for full-time positions upon graduation
  • TMMC maintains a formal career path program that identifies the training and competencies required for employees to move along their desired career progression -- teams can also keep track of skills and certifications through a career development plan, where employees can build their skills inventory and create a career portfolio
TMMC assembly line team member  

Highlights

Industry Automobile manufacturing
Major Canadian locations Cambridge ON
Full-time employees in Canada 9,214
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, orientation program, in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, online employee skills inventory, mentoring, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Unique training and development opportunities co-op student program, graduate hiring program to retain co-op students permanently
Additional highlights formal career path (identifies training and competencies required to move to the next level of the organization), career development plan (employees build a skills and certifications inventory)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3.8 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. / TMMC was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2024):

  • Green-thumbed TMMC employees manage the onsite organic Teaching Garden at the Cambridge and Woodstock locations (with product donation to local charities every year)
  • TMMC has supported numerous environmental initiatives and partnerships over the years, from the Woodstock Wetland Trail Walk (constructed an extension of an existing trail in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources) and the Shade's Mills Conservation Centre (featuring the Toyota Nature Centre and Toyota Nature Trails) to the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (support for Friends of the Watershed initiative to engage with the next generation)
  • NEW - TMMC encourages all employees to get involved in environmental initiatives through its unique Environmental Kaizen (continuous improvement activities) awards competition, where teams of employees submit creative ideas for environment-focused improvements
TMMC staff celebrate the production of ten million vehicles  

Highlights

Industry Automobile manufacturing
Major Canadian locations Cambridge ON
Full-time employees in Canada 9,214
Part-time employees in Canada 232
Employee green team Environmental Engineering Department (comprised of employee representatives from each manufacturing area)
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Environmental Director (also the VP of Manufacturing)
Formal strategy/policy name corporate environmental policy
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights Environmental Kaizen Awards competition (environmental improvement activities), winning local teams move on to compete against other teams in North America (TMMC regularly places well in the competition), formal environmental suggestion program and waste management training for new employees, Green Pledge program (encourages employees to share how they will help the environment in the year ahead), the Cambridge facility began manufacturing the hybrid Lexus RX 350 in 2014 while the parent company focused on the long-term development of low- and zero-emission manufacturing plants (by 2050) and vehicles (including hybrid, plug-in hybrid, electric and fuel cell vehicles)
Noteworthy initiatives has dedicated over 80 hectares of its land for wildlife habitat that includes a variety of local wildflower and milkweed species to address Monarch butterfly habitat losses (the initiative was completed in partnership with Canadian Wildlife Federation and has earned the company an official Monarch Butterfly Waystation status), onsite tree planting initiative to commemorate the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics (over 130 employees and their families participated), Green Days (days where departments are encouraged to use little to no energy and water during production shutdowns)
Building footprint includes electric vehicle charging stations, solar air heating, onsite organic charity garden (the TMMC Teaching Garden produced over 2,000 kg of organic fruits and vegetables that were donated to local charities), bee pollinator gardens with indigenous wildflower seeds to attract butterflies and bee pollinators, numerous bird boxes at the Woodstock and Cambridge facilities, combined heat and power co-generation facility produces electricity using a heat recovery steam generator (produces enough electricity to power 7,000 homes), new LED lighting conversions and daylight occupancy sensors
Extended recycling e-waste, organics, set a zero waste goal back in 2004 (approximately 95% of all waste recycled or composted today, and no waste sent directly to landfill), cafeteria operations include available compostable plates, cups, cutlery, napkins, stir sticks, and more
Commuter amenities partners with TravelWise to offer discounted transit passes and a carpool program, vehicle fleet for employee travel includes several hybrid vehicles, walk to public transit, online carpool sign-up, transit subsidies
Community partnerships Woodstock Wetland Trail Walk (constructed an extension of an existing trail in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources), Lids 4 Kids (employees encouraged to properly recycle coffee lids in special bins, the company has donated $10,000 annually to children's charities through this program), Grand River Conservation Authority, Upper Thames Rivers Conservation Authority, Shade's Mills Conservation Centre (featuring the Toyota Nature Centre and Toyota Nature Trails), Earth Day (known as Earth Month, includes a variety of environmentally themed activities at the company and in the community, from green pledges to an enviro-trivia contest for prizes), Wildlife Habitat Council Certification (received recognition for its comprehensive wildlife management plan), Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (support for “Friends of the Watershed” initiative to engage with the next generation), recently launched the TERRA initiative (employee run group to “improve the environmental quality of our community by partnering with TMMC leaders and neighbours to work together to create a clean and safe place to live and work for future generations”)

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