Expert for Technical Surfaces and Painting in BA UX (m/f/d) - REF52308W

Your tasks

We are looking for you, an Expert for Technical Surfaces and Painting in BA UX  (m/f/diverse), to support our Business Area at the location Babenhausen.

Your tasks will focus on the following activities:

  • Establishing and extending an expert field for Technical Surfaces and Painting within BA UX
  • Technology development from a chemical perspective, being involved in the product component manufacturing strategy and setup for coating and painting technologies
  • Definition of appropriate painting and coating materials and processes for BA UX products from a chemical point of view
  • Chemical characterization of paints and coatings within component specifications
  • Introduction and specification of new materials matching with the requirements of our products
  • Responsibility for the definition of technical surfaces or painting in application projects
  • Supporting chemistry relevant qualification failure analysis and being the technical counterpart for suppliers and customers on correspondent topics
  • Driving specific technology scouting, focusing on surface technologies and painting processes
  • Supporting the creation of roadmaps and solutions benchmarking from own expert area perspective
  • Co-work with other departments (e.g. operations, experts, R&D) in regard to painting applications evaluation and release
  • Building up a network with suppliers, equipment manufacturers, technology institutes and universities
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Your profile

  • Academic degree in engineering or similar qualification 
  • Basic understanding of the applied chemical processes on products for BA UX (e.g. Display Solutions and HUD’s)
  • Deep understanding in chemical / physical aspects like viscosity or adhesion properties and the corresponding measurement and evaluation methods
  • Advanced knowledge in chemistry field with focus on surface and painting technologies and their interaction with plastic and die-cast components advantageous
  • Advanced knowledge on different surface technologies (e.g. painting, sputtering, etc.) desirable
  • Systematic analysis of potential paint or coating, materials and combinations (tools like problem-solving, DOE, DFSS, ...) advantageous
  • Knowledge in working with MS Office, as well as creating presentations, standards and trainings
  • Fluent English language skills written and spoken, German language skills desirable 
  • Ability to build up a network and experienced in working in cross-functional and international teams
  • Hands on mentality and experienced in challenging work environment as well as escalations

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

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Our offer

We want to take care of our employees – because we can only develop as an organization with a committed team. This is why we not only offer an exciting job surrounding in an international, innovative technology company but a lot more such as

  • a culture that enables our employees to grow
  • a multitude of learning & training opportunities
  • possibilities for flex work, mobile work (also abroad) & sabbatical
  • a company pension plan
  • exclusive employee discounts with our Corporate Benefits
  • local offers (canteen & bistro, company gas station, free parking, electric vehicle charging stations, health initiatives)

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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 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.

The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion, and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services.

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