Test Engineer

Your tasks

Uvalde Proving Grounds (UPG) is home to Continental Tire R&D North America and sits on nearly 5,000 acres in Uvalde, Texas. Consisting of over 30 test surfaces and specialty areas UPG is ideal for year-round private and comprehensive testing. Our Uvalde, TX location is seeking a Test Engineer to join our Grip Testing department in the Continental Tire Proving Grounds.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?

THE POSITION

The Test Engineer will coordinate and perform grip tests, develop, and update test procedures, evaluate, and communicate test results to internal and external customers, ensuring data quality and reliability. The position also includes understanding operational goals, collecting requirements, writing designs, implementing, maintaining, hardware and software testing tools. Test Engineer for Grip department at UPG.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating and evaluating tire performance, benchmark, and legal tests.
  • Evaluate and communicate results to customers, ensuring data quality and reliability.
  • Oversee preventive and regular maintenance of test vehicles/equipment.
  • Assist in development of new test methods.

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!

 

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Your profile

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree from an accredited university.
  • 2 years of practical related experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and customers, demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Analytical problem-solving skills to troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Experience with such as but not limited to Excel, Python and Visual Basic.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • Continental is able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master Degree in Applied Physics, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years of related practical experience
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Our offer

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

EEO-Statement:

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.

 

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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 2023, Continental generated preliminary sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.

Tire solutions from the Tires group sector make mobility safer, smarter, and more sustainable. Its premium portfolio encompasses car, truck, bus, two-wheel, and specialty tires as well as smart solutions and services for fleets and tire retailers. Continental delivers top performance for more than 150 years and is one of the world’s largest tire manufacturers. In fiscal 2023, the Tires group sector generated sales of 14 billion euros. Continental's tire division employs more than 56,000 people worldwide and has 20 production and 16 development sites.

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