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Automotive Engineer / Project Manager

Company: Continental Gruppe
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

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Continental Tire has been around for 150 years, we've been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. The America's headquarters located in Fort Mill, South Carolina is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Automotive Engineer / Project Manager to join our Original Equipment PLT team at our Auburn Hills, MI location! The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


THE POSITION

Tire Development and Release:
--- Manage tire development projects for Original Equipment (OE) customers.
--- Act as a technical liaison between OE customers and tire development team.
--- Support design strategy development for running and future OE tire development projects. Develop/execute submission strategies jointly with Tire Development Engineer, Subjective Handling Driver, Technical Account Manager and KAM.
--- Plan, organize, support, and attend joint tests with customers at different stages of OE tire development projects.
--- Manage prototype/sample tire orders of OE customers.
--- Manage OE customer/product specific requirements (i.e. tire performance, tire testing, tire quality, program/project specific requirements, tire marking requirements, logistics requirements, etc.)
--- Ensure all relevant requirements are incorporated in project scope, project deliverables, and Continental internal documents/procedures.
--- Create and update customer/product specific requirement documents which are released/available in Continental systems for the assigned projects/accounts (e.g. PSR documents in POMS, CSR documents in DocLib).
--- Support GTT in developing OE customer specific test methods when needed.
--- Support/lead PPAP approval process for the assigned projects. Plan/coordinate/execute all internal/external release/approval tests, and administrative activities to get PPAP approval and release an OE tire for assigned customers for mass production.
--- Prepare/collect all required documents/drawings to get OE engineering sign-off and PSW sign-off. Submit all documents to Technical Account Manager and/or KAM for review and approval.
--- Plan/coordinate/execute the activities with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure flawless launch of OE tires.
--- Maintain Continental and customer tools/databases/portals to ensure all Continental and customer requirements are met.
Business Support:
--- Lead/support account activities in preparation for technical reviews for running and future OE tire development projects.
--- Build/utilize trust based, effective, mutual value creation focused relationships with key decision makers at OE customers.
--- Support RFQ and 5 Year Plan activities as required by KAM/Technical Account Manager.
--- Collect marketing intelligence (competitor/customer/market) to support account management to align account activities with OE customers' needs to sustain and grow the business in line with OE PLT business unit strategy for the region/customers.
--- Support KAM/Technical Account Manager in management of R&D budget by minimizing/avoiding non-value adding tasks, and by continuous implementation of cost-efficient best practices and lessons learned across all running functions/activities.
--- Take additional responsibilities as required by KAM or Technical Account Manager based on changing account activities, changing business/customer requirements and changing market conditions.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

--- Immediate Benefits
--- Paid Time Off
--- Tuition & Employee Discounts
--- Annual Bonus
--- Employer 401(k) Match
--- And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader! BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

--- Relevant Bachelors degree in Engineering
--- 2 - 5+ years of engineering experience
--- Strong knowledge of project management
--- Legal Authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas now or in the future for this job opening.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

--- Masters Degree
--- 5 - 7+ years working experience
--- Strong knowledge of tire building and physics
--- Continental is only able to pay relocation expenses to internal employees for this opportunity EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back. The Business Area Tires offers the perfect tires for a wide range of different applications - from cars, trucks and buses to special vehicles, bicycles and motorcycles. Through continuous investment in Research & Development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Business Area Tires includes services for the tire trade and for fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires. Robotics Engineer Job ID: 173488BR Seguin, TX, United States Engineering, Manufacturing Operations and Production 2021/04/02 PCT Engineer - Position No 00000000 Job ID: 177350BR Mt. Vernon, IL, United States Engineering, Manufacturing Operations and Production 2021/04/01 Hear directly from the hiring team on why you should apply! 0:48 You should apply to Continental because you honestly will not find a company that has a stronger work culture or a company that truly invest in their employees. This is also a company that you can stay at and grow your career in. I'm constantly meeting people who have been here for 10, 15, 20 years, or celebrating 40 year retirement. Um, and you just don't see that anymore in the market! Here at Continental, you also can work globally with internal employees, which is pretty neat! So, this interest you, I encourage you to take a deeper look on our website, get to know us and what we're about and apply! I don't think you'll regret it! Good luck. And maybe I'll be working with you soon! Continental is formulating regulations for flexible working conditions in 21 countries, at all levels and for all employees based at these locations. The package includes offers for mobile work, part-time and flexible working hours, and sabbaticals.

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