Continental

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, we offer safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. We share the vision of creating value for a better tomorrow while being powered by the passion of our people. The Continental team is made up of over 195,000 employees at more than 500 locations in 57 countries and markets and organized in three strong group sectors:

  • Our Tires group sector, with its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires, like digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, as well as the promotion of sustainability complete the portfolio. With its tires, Continental contributes to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility.
  • The Automotive group sector offers technologies for passive-safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion-control systems. Its portfolio also includes innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, intelligent information and communication technology as well as activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers.
  • The ContiTech group sector develops and manufactures, for example, cross-material, environmentally friendly and intelligent products and systems for the automotive industry, railway engineering, mining, agriculture and other key industries. The group sector draws on its long-standing knowledge of the industry and materials to open up new business opportunities by combining various materials with electronic components and individual services.

Find out more about Continental and our fields of work.

Career opportunities

Our Continental career page and job portal gives you great insights about the various job opportunities we offer worldwide. We are looking forward to give you even more information at the Summit.

About

Our people are driven by their passion to make a meaningful difference in the world, to their families and friends, and to themselves. Our culture fosters individual talent, mutual trust and lifelong learning. We support our people so they can master their career journeys, go further, reach higher, and realize their greatest potential. We believe in the uniqueness of each individual and are fully committed to build the frame conditions that ensure everyone can show up as their authentic self and has equal opportunities to thrive within Continental. To further enhance everyone’s personal freedom and development we offer flexible, hybrid and mobile work opportunities as well as different career paths that help each individual to find the perfect position for themselves.

Find out more about Continental as an employer and what we offer.

Cybersecurity Consultant

Locations: Hanover, Eschborn, Regensburg, DE

As a "Cybersecurity Consultant (m/f/divers)" you will be working in the central "Group IT Cybersecurity" team with worldwide responsibility for cybersecurity topics within Continental. You are experienced in cybersecurity and want to work mainly as a cybersecurity consultant in projects, then these will be your future main topics:

  • Supporting IT projects in identifying, assessing and mitigating cybersecurity risks
  • Providing expertise on IT cybersecurity technologies to other IT and business teams worldwide.
  • Participation, design and implementation of Group Cybersecurity projects
  • Maintain internal toolset for Projects
  • Support technical cybersecurity audits, tests and self-assessments
  • Assist, review, and approve cybersecurity-related service requests
  • Evaluate, assist and approve the selection of products and services
  • Working with the global IT cybersecurity community to continuously improve cybersecurity
  • Implementation and support of operational tasks and activities in the field of cyber security
  • Participation in the definition of guidelines and standards.
  • Publishing cybersecurity information to various audiences

Your Profile

  • Academic degree in Information Technology or similar qualification
  • Several years experience in IT (Enterprise environment)
  • Knowledge about Cybersecurity concepts, architectures, solutions
  • Knowledge of operating systems
  • Knowledge in cloud computing architecture (e.g. AWS, Azure, Alibaba, O365)
  • Basic knowledge of Network Infrastructure and Technologies
  • Interest in current technology trends
  • Knowledge of applications and infrastructures, architectural concepts and technologies (in IT, OT, iOT)
  • Project Management Knowledge
  • Communication Skills to effectively communicate information to various target groups
  • Willingness to travel from time to time (10-15%)

Application Security Consultant

Locations: Hanover, Eschborn, Regensburg, DE

As an "Application Security Consultant (m/f/diverse)" you will be working in the central "Group IT Cybersecurity" team with worldwide responsibility for Application Security topics within Continental.

Those will be your future main tasks:

  • Evaluate, review, and approve different types of applications ( Client, Mobile, Add - Ins,  Web applications and more)
  • Review and design internal processes for Cybersecurity evaluation of the applications
  • Providing expertise on Cybersecurity technologies to other IT and business teams worldwide in the area of Application Security
  • Support technical cybersecurity audits, tests and self-assessments
  • Working with the global IT cybersecurity community to continuously improve cybersecurity
  • Participation in the definition of guidelines and standards.

Your Profile

  • Academic degree in Information Technology or similar qualification
  • Several years of experience in IT (Enterprise environment)
  • Knowledge about Cybersecurity concepts, architectures, solutions
  • Knowledge of applications architectural concepts and technologies (including encryption, interfaces, authentication and authorization concepts)
  • Knowledge of Industry Cybersecurity standards like OWASP etc.
  • Basic understanding of Software Vulnerabilities handling
  • Basic Knowledge in Cloud computing architecture is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Network Infrastructure and Technologies is a plus
  • Communication Skills to effectively communicate information to various target groups
  • Interest in current technology trends
  • Willingness to travel from time to time

(Senior) Consultant Data Science

Continental’s digital capabilities are growing every day. Our Supply Chain Information Technology Competence Center is the digital backbone of our company’s tire business – and we want you to join us!
Our multinational, diverse team of technologists, mathematicians, data scientists and business pros provides technology solutions to ensure that the more than 140 million tires Continental sells globally every year are produced and end up in the right place at the right time.
The team uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics to make global SCM processes more efficient and improve decision making processes on all levels.
If you love building new, cutting-edge technology, operating it and continuously optimizing it to create business value, Continental is the perfect match for you.

We are currently seeking a dedicated Data Science Consultant (m/f/diverse) to work on the following tasks:

  • Developing innovative and tailored analytics and BI solutions in SCM primarily on our Data Science Factory (Python, Java, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Airflow, AWS stack)
  • IT service for AI forecasting solutions in the area of supply chain management, proactively supporting business clients
  • Planning and managing projects in the area of data science from requirement analysis to implementation

Your profile

  • Academic degree in information technology, mathematics, statistics, physics, economics, data science or an equivalent qualification
  • Programming skills in object-oriented programming languages (Python, Java, R) and CI/CD (Github, Jenkins)
  • Experience in advanced analytics, data mining, predictive analytics, machine learning (AWS stack, relevant Python libraries, Kubernetes, Airflow)
  • Experience in database mgmt. / SQL (PostgreSQL, Redshift)
  • Experience in project management of IT projects beneficial, ideally with agile/scrum
  • Knowledge of supply chain management processes beneficial
  • High degree of curiosity, willingness to experiment and interest in new technologies
  • Professional working proficiency in English, German skills of advantage (developable through training)

Diversity creates value for a better tomorrow. We offer equal opportunities to everyone - regardless of age, gender, nationality, cultural background, disability, religion, ideology or sexual orientation.

Teamlead Machine Vision & HMI/IT Solutions

In the Conti Machinery (CM) complex tire building and special machines are developed, manufactured and brought into service worldwide. The Software Engineering department at our location in Hanover-Stoecken develops and implements innovative software, HMI and vision solutions for these machines. Further responsibilities are the commissioning of the machinery in our tire plants worldwide and providing high quality support, i.e. user support or trainings.

As a team leader (m/f/diverse) in the area of Machine Vision & HMI/IT Solutions
Continental Molds & Machinery you are responsible for the development, project planning and Improvement of our software solutions for user interfaces, image processing for system control and other IT solutions. You take the lead of an international team of software developers (m/f/d) at our Hanover-Stöcken site.

Your tasks include:

  • Management and functional guidance of the international team Machine Vision &HMI/IT solutions
  • Ensuring the constant  development of the team, e.g. through regular Performance evaluations and the definition of suitable training and development measures
  • Responsibility for drafting and designing new software solutions for User interfaces, image processing for system control and other IT solutions and their continuous development
  • Management, monitoring and control of the operative project business, including Offer calculations, employee deployment planning and time planning
  • Ensuring implementation quality and speed continuous improvement of our development
  • Creation of software design specifications and acceptance of the results of external service providers
  • Planning, development and improvement of machine vision & HMI/IT Solutions strategy, particularly related to product strategy
  • Analysis, evaluation and implementation of new systems and technologies as well of suggestions for improvement
  • Support our plants, central functions and specialist departments in all questions relating to HMI/ IT and machine vision and fostering cooperation.

Your Profile

Completed studies in computer science, electrical engineering, signal processing or in a comparable degree, ideally with a specialization in the field of industrial image processing

  • Many years of professional experience in project planning, development and ideally in the commissioning of machines and industrial systems in the production environment necessary
  • Experience in managing employees and projects (local/virtual/global team)
  • Sound knowledge and experience in project management
  • Experience in implementing business requirements.
  • Good knowledge/understanding of HMI, ERP systems and databases
  • Good knowledge/understanding of image processing and optical measurement technology
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written German and English
  • A high degree of proactiveness, creativity and efficiency as well as a strong motivation to drive future technologies
  • Willingness to travel worldwide (approx. 15%)

Lead Architect High Performance Computers

Locations: Markdorf, Regensburg and/or Wetzlar

We develop High Performance Computers (HPC) for the software defined vehicles of the future and, together with our OEM customers, put innovation on the road. As Lead Architect (m/f/diverse) in our Product Line HPC, you are part of an international team bringing our future product roadmap to life and enabling our project teams to work with state-of-the-art tools and methods. This position is also to be filled in Regensburg and Wetzlar.

Your responsibility will include:

  • Providing high quality architecture standards in quote and execution phase to secure our business position
  • Implementing the Product Line HPC architecture roadmap in the scope of our next generation project together with our internal and external partners
  • Providing expert consulting on development projects
  • Ensuring relevance through continuous monitoring of market trends, technology changes, competitor solutions, legal requirements and norms
  • Identifying and developing needed competencies of architecture specialists to support current and future products
  • Ensuring re-use and consistency of architectures for Global OEMs
  • Guiding project architects in „how-to“ in terms of process and tool usage

Your Profile

  • Academic degree in engineering subject or comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience as Software or Systems Architect
  • Several years of experience in the field of architecture, systems engineering, automotive product design or automotive functional safety
  • Project and/or process experience with a minimum of one completed project
  • Experience in leading and coaching junior colleagues and interns
  • Experience in international project teams with multiple development locations
  • Business fluent English and very good German language skills (written and spoken)
  • Good communication skills
  • Driving License Class B desirable

Deputy Production Manager

Ready to take your next step toward shaping the future in motion?

Now could be the perfect time for you to utilize your strengths, develop your skills, and embrace your next challenge here at Continental.

Your Responsibilities

We have an exciting opening for a Deputy Production Manager, based in Korbach (D) or Sarreguemines (France) in this role, you are part of our Manufacturing & Logistics function, and focus on refining the planning, organization, and coordination of our production activities as a strong partner to our Production Manager.

Your main responsibilities of this role will be to…

  • Shape and learn. Dedicate time to learn about operational topics, ongoing projects and production activities and take ownership to actively shape your responsibilities and remit to ensure future business success in production.
  • Create and improve. We are looking for a collaborative team-player to strive in a creative way for quality improvements and reduction of non-conform materials as well as ensuring our safety measures and adjusting if necessary.
  • Engage and communicate. You will have to communicate a lot with your plant manager and their management board, your super-intendents and of course your employees and people working on the shopfloor. The major purpose is to motivate, engage and coach them for best performance.
  • Develop and grow. Our people are in the center of our strategy and therefor topics like learning and development are of utmost importance. Your role is to ensure a safe learning environment in the plants, where people strive for growth and constant moving out of their comfort zone.

 

Your Qualifications

To make this role a success, you will need to utilize your strength in communication, your passion for state-of-the-art technology, and high sensitivity for people topics.

Your key strengths and qualification include…

  • Passion. You have a passion for state-of-the-art technology, comprising of hardware, software and systems, as well as a high sensitivity for people topics
  • Education. Ideally you have an academic degree in industrial engineering, information technology, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mathematics or similar
  • Skills. Strong networking, communication and management skills in an international environment in English language are part of your DNA.
  • Experience. If you have work experience in production this would be of advantage but not necessary

Our Offers

As a key member of our Continental team, you can expect great compensation, benefits, and ways of working. As a part of our team, you will collaborate with a strong international team and.  Furthermore, we offer:

  • Career Growth: We will also ensure your learning journey in training you step by step to be our next e.g. production manager, when the time comes your supervisor is taking the next step in their career plan
  • Competitive salary and financial benefits
  • Flexible working time
  • 4 days per month home office
  • Health and Wellness (Life Assurance, Private Health and Dental Insurance, Sport Activities, Canteen, etc.)
  • Great professional development opportunities with a passion to help you grow and learn
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • International work environment and travel opportunities
  • Relocation package for non-residents
  • Diverse team/great team spirit and inclusive culture…

A Place For Everyone

At Continental, our goal is to create value for a better tomorrow - for everyone and with everyone. For us, it matters who you are, and we believe in the difference you can make. We believe that everyone is unique, everyone has a different perspective and ideas that derive from both: nature and nurture. We offer equal opportunities to everyone - regardless of age, gender, nationality, cultural background, disability, religion, ideology, or sexual orientation.

About Continental Tires

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient, and environmentally friendly mobility.