RnD Compound Developer

Your tasks

In your role as RnD Compound Developer you are responsible for the development of innovative rubber compounds according to customer requirements via our internal gateway processes. You demonstrate and ensure the performance capability of newly developed compound concepts in the initial industrialization phase (Pilot). You develop and maintain know-how regarding the transfer of tire performance to compound properties. You will also be leading compound development projects and participate as a team member in other RnD projects as required. You are involved in the pro-active integration of sustainable materials in the development process. To ensure our competitiveness you perform patent and literature screenings and right to use evaluations on a regular basis.

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Your profile

  • Academic degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or comparable fields
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the Automotive Sector
  • Working experience in material development or related fields desirable
  • Project management skills (preferable)
  • Strong customer and quality orientation
  • Self-organization and ability to work with autonomy;
  • Good communication and interaction skills
  • Proactive problem-solving mind-set and willingness to learn
  • Capability to lead cross functional teams
  • Intercultural competency along with clear and open communication abilities that support the growth of diversity
  • Solid computer skills and Office tools;
  • English language skills (written and spoken);
  • Availability for travelling.
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Our offer

  • Integration in a challenging and international work environment, featured by the existence of state-of-the-art technologies;
  • Local employment contract with attractive remuneration package and benefits
  • Continuous professional training and excellent possibilities of personal and professional development.

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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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.

With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and speciality 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. 

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