Automotive Engineer / Project Manager
Company: Continental Gruppe
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: April 10, 2021
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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?
Tire Development and Release:
--- Manage tire development projects for Original Equipment (OE)
--- Act as a technical liaison between OE customers and tire
--- 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,
--- Ensure all relevant requirements are incorporated in project
scope, project deliverables, and Continental internal
--- 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
--- 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.
--- 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
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.
--- 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
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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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