Fabien Launay

Fabien Launay

Senior Automotive Electronics Project Engineer at TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE

Currently employed at Toyota

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    Japanese-English bilingual automotive electronics project engineer passionate about complex vehicle systems troubleshooting. Having a proven capability to quickly innovate and develop tools to efficiently process large amount of data, document and share analysis results with multi-disciplinary engineering teams. 7 years experience in Japan, including 2 years as product support engineer. Willing to challenge and develop this experience with passionate talents in Japan.


Vehicle Wire Harness Design and Quality Engineer

At Toyota

From June 2011 to Present
Development of wire harness with suppliers teams for B and D-segment models updates, from advanced study to vehicle mass production in TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING TURKEY, TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING UK plant and TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING FRANCE plants. LOCATION: Zaventem, Brussels area, Belgium

Electronics Field Vehicle Development Leader

At Toyota

From June 2011 to Present
Leading all electronic equipment development for D-segment major model update, from prototype building and testing in Europe and Japan to TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING UK plant transfer. LOCATION: Zaventem, Brussels area, Belgium

Vehicle Wire Harness Design Tool Software Developer

At Toyota

From January 2011 to Present
Expansion of Toyota technical centers E-CAD system capabilities to improve wire harness design process efficiency and drawing quality with innovative technologies. LOCATION: Zaventem, Brussels area, Belgium

Vehicle Smart Key System Sensor and Antennas Design Engineer

At Toyota

From June 2007 to May 2011
Development of outside smart door handle touch sensors with French mega-supplier for European B-segment model change, from pre-development to mass production in TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING FRANCE plant. LOCATION: Toyota, Nagoya area, Japan (2 years), Zaventem, Brussels area, Belgium (2 years)

Vehicle Electronic Platform Architect

At Renault

From January 2004 to May 2007
Development of vehicle electric and electronic architecture for D-segment model adaptation to Korean market with RENAULT SAMSUNG MOTORS. LOCATION: Guyancourt, Paris area, France

Vehicle Digital Manufacturing Technical Support Engineer

At Dassault Systemes

From April 2002 to December 2003
Responsible for DASSAULT SYSTEMS DELMIA robotics CAD solution integration, technical support, training and customization for NISSAN TECHNICAL CENTER body in white engineers (20 users). LOCATION: Shin-Yokohama, Yokohama area, Japan

University Of Tsukuba, Tsukuba

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.), University of Tsukuba

From April 1999 to March 2002
Awarded Monbusho Scholarship. Completed all research work and master program classes in Japanese. FIELD OF STUDY : Mobile robotics GRADE: A

Ecole Centrale, Nantes

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.), Ecole Centrale de Nantes

From September 1998 to March 1999


At Shimizu Kensetsu

From June 1998 to August 1998
Coding in Institute of Technology’s Advanced Network Group under Linux a Java based WEB interface between Database and Construction Engineers terminals to monitor temperature & position sensors outputs during gas tank building in Tokyo area. LOCATION: Tokyo, JAPAN

Ecole Centrale Lyon, Ecully

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.), Ecole Centrale de Lyon

From September 1996 to August 1998


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