Business expansion
Nord - Pas-De-Calais; Nord;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 February 2014
Employment effect (start)
28 February 2014
Foreseen end date
31 May 2014


Japanese car manufacturer Toyota is to recruit 500 additional employees in Onnaing near Valenciennes (North) by the end of June 2014. The contracts will be made on a temporary basis with duration of more than 6 months. The recruitment will be done from February to May.

Toyota intents to increase the production of a new car model produced at Onnaing. The company will introduce night and weekend shifts.

The ERM reported on job creation at the same Toyota plant in 2011.

Updated, 02-09-2014: Toyota has announced to increase its production of its new car model (Yaris) to reach a production of 225,000 cars per year (+17pc). 50 of the current temporay workers will be hired on permanent employment contract by December 2014.


  • 2 September 2014: La Tribune
  • 12 February 2014: Les Echos


Eurofound (2014), Toyota, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 76607, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76607.