Marisol Barrero

Manager, Safety Innovations & Communications

Toyota Motors NA

Marisol Barrero has worked for Toyota Motor North America (Georgetown, KY) in the Production Engineering Division’s Safety Group since December 2006.  Currently she manages the development and integration of safety-related technology and innovations across manufacturing operations, which is a role that she started at Toyota.  She has served two years as Co-Chair of the Automotive Exoskeleton Group (AExG), sponsored via the Wearable Robotics Association, and presently sits on the ASTM Exoskeleton Center of Excellence Research & Development Committee.  

At Toyota she previously held the position of Regional Ergonomics Manager, where she supported tools, standards, and procedures for Toyota’s 15 North American manufacturing facilities.  Prior to joining Toyota, Marisol worked as an ergonomics consultant with Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group and Humantech, as well as a researcher with the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH).  

She received her B.A. and M.S. from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.  She has been a Certified Professional Ergonomist since 2006.