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Continental Advanced Development Engineer Plastics Materials (m/f/diverse) in Hamburg, Germany

Advanced Development Engineer Plastics Materials (m/f/diverse)



Job Description

We are currently looking for two Advanced Development Engineers Plastics Materials (m/f/diverse) for our location in Hamburg. The positions can also be staffed in Hann. Münden.

In this role you are in charge of the following tasks:

  • Development of new plastics materials from internal and external sources as basis for product development to ensure technology leadership of MFS in the area of plastics components for mobile fluid lines

  • Constant progression of our specifications in materials to improve the product-usage for our application engineers to internal and external customers

  • Transform product requirements into material requirements and specifications for internal and external suppliers

  • Organize and perform material releases (internal and at the customer)

  • Drive activities to standardize and establish master specifications

  • Support material analysis of field damage parts with focus on plastics

  • Update specifications, guidelines and lessons learned to constantly have latest information

  • Follow market on technical development

  • Technical cooperation with our material suppliers to support new developments and cost improvements

  • Presentation of projects internally and externally, also at the customer

  • Interface to series process development in the plants worldwide

Job Requirements

  • Master/Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree in Polymer Materials Science, Chemistry or Material Science

  • Several years of job experience in the area of development of plastics materials, products and/or processes

  • Profound knowledge in plastics materials technology and compounding

  • Experience in development project work and application of according tools

  • Professional communication to internal and external stakeholders on different levels

  • Good handling with MS Office software

  • Good German and English language skills written and spoken

  • Ability and willingness to learn and grow and to work in an international team

  • Self-driven, proactive work style

  • Willingness for (inter-)national business trips 10 – 15%

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

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The Business Area ContiTech develops, produces and markets products, systems and intelligent components made from rubber, plastic, metal and textiles. These products are used in mining, the agricultural industry, railway engineering mechanical and plant engineering, the automotive industry and other important sectors of the future.

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