Material Developer Applied Material Science (m/f/diverse)

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Material Developer Applied Material Science  (m/f/divers)

The Applied Material Science Department at Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH ensures the long-term competitiveness of our Passenger Car and Truck Tires by developing innovative material technologies as well as sustainable materials and the related know-how for the usage in rubber compounds.

Your Tasks are as follows:

  • Development of new innovative raw materials with the focus on softening materials (oils, resins, liquid polymers)
  • Screening of new materials for tire compounds
  • Project lead with the focus on softening materials
  • Initiating and managing the co-operations with development partners (suppliers, research institutes)
  • Elaboration of new possibilities in processing and testing of materials
  • Identification of new technological trends via patent analysis, scientific research, visiting conferences
  • Evaluation of the generated results via data analysis and visualization
  • Ensure documentation and communication of results within the department and transfer this information to customers and stakeholders
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Your profile

  • Master Degree or PhD in Natural Sciences or Mathematics
  • Experience in data analysis and visualization (e.g. via Tableau or Power BI)
  • Affinity to write and work with software programs (preferred)
  • Experience in project management
  • Very good English language skills (written and spoken)
  • High customer orientation and good networking competencies
  • Be an inspiration and motivation for research topics
  • Innovative and visionary spirit

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

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Our offer

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About us

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 2020, Continental generated sales of €37.7 billion and currently employs more than 192,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary. With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires business area stands for innovative top performance in tire technology. Services for dealers and fleet management as well as digital tire monitoring and management systems are further areas of focus. The aim is to contribute to safe, economical and sustainable mobility.

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