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Continental Project Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Project Engineer

Auburn Hills, MI


Job Description


Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we’re changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart, and sustainable. Our Auburn Hills, MI location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Project Engineer to join our team.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?

One of the most critical roles in a successful project with our Customers is the Customer Project Engineer. The customer project engineer will be on-site at the customer location (Warren, MI), and will be the primary point of contact for the project manager and technical team for the project. This strengthens the collaboration by having an ambassador of Continental onsite at our customer supporting our project teams.

Core responsibilities:

• Liaison between Continental Project Team and Customer Engineering.

• Supporting Customer DRE

• Leading on-site Customer Product Development Tracking (PDT) meetings

• Documenting of open issues related to customer product development, customer meeting minutes, and support driving open issues to closure

• Primary interface between Continental and Customer change control databases

• Coordinating of prototypes including scheduling, preparation, shipping, tracking, and invoicing

• Interfacing with customer databases and systems

Additional Responsibilities:

• Primary interface to customer requirements

• Support to resolve issues on assigned customer technical specification sections

• Generate EWO's

• Support Bench updates with latest production intent components

• Technical trouble shooting through initial analysis and data acquisition of anomalies or performance gaps

• Participate in design reviews

• Generate and maintain product configuration matrix

• Track and communicate customer milestones or updates to customer timing cards

• Coordination of drawing 2D/3D and system release

• Support Project Management for technical approvals with the Customer

• Oversee Customer Vehicle development needs and interfaces with Continental Project Teams (builds, retrofits, reflashing, etc…)


• Immediate Benefits

• Paid Time Off

• Tuition & Employee Discounts

• Annual Bonus

• Employer 401(k) Match

• And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Engineering Sciences, Electrical Engineering or Equivalent

• High Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)

• Exposure to / experience with Project Management and Sales activities in the Automotive Industry

• Exposure to data acquisition tools and systems

• Familiarity with electronic modules

• Fluency in English- Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrates leadership and drive

• Exhibits organizational skills

• Highly motivated

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

no relocation available for these openings

Preferred Qualifications:

• 2+ years Automotive experience in Engineering or Customer project teams

• Experience with OEM Customer Requirements (GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, etc..)

• Familiarity with MS Project

• Intercultural experience or experience with international project teams

• Experience with GM product development lifecycle and release process

• Experience in electronic modules for automotive applications

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About Continental

The Autonomous Mobility and Safety Business Area integrates safety technologies and controls vehicle dynamics to ensure safe and comfortable driving. The objective is to implement "Vision Zero", the vision of accident-free driving. Autonomous Mobility and Safety's components and system capabilities are prerequisites for autonomous mobility.

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United States


Autonomous Mobility and Safety (AMS)

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