DRIVE Automotive Graduate Program (May 2018)

Tanja Ertl

This semester is your last one and you are looking for career options?
Then maybe Continental is a good choice for you to start your new path. 

At Continental we provide the ideal environment for smart, creative and visionary people to bring their ideas to life – no matter at what stage in their career. It is our reliability based on more than 140 years of success, our diverse portfolio of expertise and your personal contribution that empower us to develop the most innovative mobility solutions. As part of our truly international team, you are given the freedom to act in shaping the future in motion with us. We want you at our facilities in Germany.

DRIVE Automotive Graduate Program May 2018
(Job ID: 77360)

Our graduate program takes twenty-four months and splits in 3 assignments each 8 months long. In the first and the last assignment you are located in Germany and in the second one you will gain an experience at one of our international sites. The location depends on the trainee position focus and the respective business unit facility. You will support your division by creating smart solutions for the future. Your initiative will determine the amount of your responsibility in the projects.
The program offers you excellent opportunities to grow fast and start your professional career at Continental.

Product Design Engineer for Human Machine Interface
During the Program you will get a global insight in the division Interior, Business unit Instrumentation & Driver HMI.

Your program tasks are:
> Developing technical concepts concerning new solutions for Cockpit Instrumentation Security Architecture
> HMI (Human Machine Interface) innovation management: product design and usability
> Cross product integration: focus of sensor systems

If you wish to join the race from 01.05.2018, you should have the following capabilities, experiences and skills:
> Excellent technical university grades in the following major fields of study: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science / Software Development, Mechatronics
> Good knowledge of product design methods: Photoshop, ADOBE, Creator, Cinemax CD
> Knowledge of automotive quality standards: ISO, SPICE, FMEA
> Internship and / or thesis writing in the automotive industry
> International experience – living, study or internship abroad
> Fluent English and very good German skills (written and spoken); other language skills desirable
> Fascinated by innovations in automotive technologies
> Creativity with ability to think out of the box
> Team player and very good communication skills
> Formula Student Team experience welcome

What we offer
> Gain a broad view of processes, structures, functions and interfaces within Continental
> Develop personal skills in specific trainings
> Opportunity to take the first responsibility and chance to show your initiative
> Work and prove yourself in culturally diverse teams and network within DRIVE community around the globe
> Enhance your technical knowledge with the help of experienced mentors for consultation and advice

Are you ready to accelerate your career?
We’re looking forward to your online application. Please attach your cover letter (you are welcome to specify your preferred field) and your CV in English, as well as respective university certificates and job references.

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