Product Development Engineer OE (m/f/d) - REF34811M

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Developing tailor made OE tires for Volvo, Land Rover and Ford is what you are looking for? Then join our passionate and dedicated development team in Hanover and work with teammates located in Sweden, UK, Slovakia and Germany.

You will deal with latest tire technologies and state-of-the-art tire development methods to achieve the target approvals for upcoming OE vehicles. Your contribution starts with OE vehicle requirement book assessment and covers the full product life cycle until end of production. You drive an efficient development process with focus on virtual development tools as well as support in building up a viable partnership with the OEMs.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Product development cycle including design of development strategy, organizing test tire building, managing test tire evaluation while considering OE customer as well as internal expectations
  • Apply and customize state-of-the-art virtual development tools as e.g. Magic Formula, Driving simulator for tire performance simulation and evaluation
  • Implementation of OE customer approved tire specifications into serial production and monitoring
  • Lead tire development projects meeting OE customer requirements as well as internal development standards
  • Support Automotive Engineers with advanced technical expertise in front of the OE customers

Hiring Manager: Volker Wagenschein

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  • Academic degree (University of Applied Science or higher) in engineering, automotive engineering, natural sciences or similar disciplines
  • Experience in tire development - preferably OE
  • Very good experience in project management - preferably tire development projects
  • Fluent in German and English (written and spoken) 
  • Very good communication skills
  • Willingness to act and to take over responsibility
  • Structured, fact driven, transparent and ‘embracing’ work style
  • Committed team player with inspiring can-do-mentality

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

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Mes siūlome

The well-being of our employees is important to us. That's why we offer exciting career prospects and support you in achieving a good work-life balance with additional benefits such as:

  • Training opportunities
  • Mobile and flexible working models
  • Sabbaticals
  • and much more...

Sounds interesting for you? Click here to find out more.

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

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Apie mus

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 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 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 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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