eXplore Tires Manufacturing Controlling and Finance Trainee



As one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, we develop products and solutions to improve mobility on a day-to-day basis. Our Tires Division is a cornerstone of our business and focuses on research and development. This trainee program offers access to our global company. Here you have the perfect opportunity to kick-start your career and make a meaningful difference – both for yourself and for others.


Training program for high potentials to ensure that the organization has the right talents available in Manufacturing Controlling, within the world of Finance.

By joining our up to 24-month eXplore Tires Manufacturing Controlling Trainee Program, you can prepare for a position in Controlling at Continental.

You will get first-hand experience from shop floor to management level at our tire manufacturing locations throughout the world.

Getting to know the tools, systems, organization and principles of controlling, you will experience our passion to improve processes and financially steer our business on a day-to-day basis.

By working on challenging and exciting cross-functional projects, you will interact with central departments and extend your global network. Look forward to highly motivated colleagues at your plant and become a member of our globally networked team. Start your future at Continental!

Training program structure:

Plant Controlling
▪ 10-12 months in Plant Controlling, learning on-the-job and get to know all controlling-related topics in the home tire plant
▪ Introduction to controlling processes and systems
▪ General Introduction to production processes, Rubber Technologies, Material’s flow - deeper introduction to plant operations

Controlling- Central
▪ 6 months in Central Controlling at the Headquarters
▪ Project-based training and assignments
▪ In-depth understanding of central controlling, related systems and projects
▪ Technical trainings, e.g. LIFT (Learning Initiative for Tires)
▪ Extra functional trainings on team building, intercultural awareness, Continental Business System, soft skills

Plant stay (abroad)
▪ 2 months in Plant Controlling in a tire plant abroad in order to gain international experience
▪ Controlling projects within the plant
▪ Involvement and contribution to day-to-day business


• An agile, modern and international work environment in a worldwide team. Passion to win.
• Lots of opportunities to contribute to your plant´s success and let your ideas shape the future. Trust.
• Self-organized (virtual) projects & tasks with business relevance in strong partnership with colleagues from all over the world. Freedom to Act.
• An experienced mentor will guide you throughout the entire trainee program, supporting you in launching your individual management or expert career. For one another. Let your ideas shape the future!

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• Bachelor Degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or similar qualification with > 3.0 GPA
• First working experience up to 2 years after university study
• Strong interpersonal- and communication skills, committed team player, eager to work in a multicultural environment
• Driven by passion and self-driven, open minded and ambitious personality, high operational readiness
• Passion for the automotive Industry

• Manufacturing Internship in Automotive
• International experience through study abroad or internship

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Oferta noastră

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


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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Despre noi


Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Clinton, MS, location is seeking a Manufacturing Process Engineer to join our manufacturing team.
Are you ready to shape the future with us?

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