Development Engineer Rubber Products (m/f/diverse) - REF57421R

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The goal of Rubber Product and Process Development is laying the foundation of innovation for the Business Area - Original Equipment Solutions (OESL) to be the leader for highly developed, intelligent and sustainable rubber products for the automotive industry as the best solutions for each of our customers in each of our markets. Task of the Development Engineer Rubber is the development of new technologies with special focus on rubber products and processes. This goal is achieved by an effective execution and management of R&D projects.

Your tasks will focus on the following activities:

  • Leading projects for the development of new product technologies and processes to ensure selective technology leadership of OESL in the respective technical area
  • Managing the internal interface within defined R&D process to peer R&D departments to ensure internal and external process and quality requirements
  • Reviewing developments internal and external with respect to technical content and intellectual property
  • Following market trends, exhibitions, fairs to technical development
  • Driving conceptional ideas to patents and or unique selling points
  • Ensuring a robust network within the responsible functional area across all technical departments within R&D and all segment with a transparent, effective and efficient knowledge transfer and communication
  • Constant progression of our specifications in design and manufacturing to improve the product-usage for our application engineers to internal and external customers
  • Innovating and/or creating solutions to support our corporate sustainability strategy 
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  • Academic degree in mechanical or industrial engineering, automotive engineering, chemistry or materials science
  • Several years of professional experience in the area of process engineering/process or product development in the field of rubber products
  • Experience in automotive industry
  • Knowledge in production technologies e. g. extrusion, calandering, vulcanisation, injection moulding etc.
  • Experience in development project work and application of according tools
  • Experience in arrangement and documentation of target driven meetings
  • Passion for Rubber Products
  • Experience and respect in contact with other cultures
  • Independent working style, good communication skills, ability to work in a team and a confident manner
  • Very good English and good German language skills (written and spoken) 
  • Willingness to travel (10-20%)

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

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O que oferecemos

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...​

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Quem somos

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

Guided by the vision of being the customer's first choice for material-driven solutions, the ContiTech group sector focuses on development competence and material expertise for products and systems made of rubber, plastics, metal, and fabrics. These can also be equipped with electronic components in order to optimize them functionally for individual services. ContiTech's industrial growth areas are primarily in the areas of energy, agriculture, construction, and surfaces. In addition, ContiTech serves the automotive and transportation industries as well as rail transport.

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