Vice President Purchasing
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
Robert Young is Vice President of Purchasing at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA). TEMA supports Toyota's engineering and manufacturing operations in North America. Young is responsible for all vehicle parts and materials procurement for TEMA, in addition to advising the corporate strategy division at the Toyota Technical Center located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Previously, he was General Manager of Vehicle Parts and Materials Purchasing. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing the procurement of electrical, body, steel, and structural commodities for Toyota in North America.
Young joined Toyota in 1995 and progressed through a series of positions in the purchasing division including several buying roles.
Young has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University and resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan.