Continental Corporation Product Design Engineer I/II in Newport News, Virginia

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230,000 employees in 56 countries. In the Powertrain Division we integrate innovative and efficient powertrain system solutions from today and tomorrow for vehicles of all categories. Within the vision of Clean Power, our products make driving not only more affordable and environmentally friendly, but also more comfortable and enjoyable. We offer our customers a comprehensive selection of products ranging from gasoline and diesel injection systems, turbochargers, engine management and transmission control systems to sensors and actuators. Exhaust aftertreatment, fuel supply systems as well as systems and components for hybrid and electric drives complete our portfolio. There are two main impulses for the advancement of drive technologies: Firstly, active climate protection, in particular the reduction of CO2 emissions and exhaust gases. And secondly, the increasing need for individual mobility, which results in various requirements for vehicles and drive systems. The Powertrain Division has more than 35,400 employees working at 54 locations in 19 countries.

Auto req ID 86006BR

Job Title Product Design Engineer I/II

Country United States

Posting Location Newport News, VA

Job Description

Core Responsibilities


o Key contribuor to engineering development for new platform fuel modules & related components in worldwide applications & markets

o Able to conduct work with minimal guidance and supervision, and to balance multiple projects

o Maintain high level of communication internally, across cultures, and outside the company

o Define and manage laboratory characterization and qualification testing

o Up to 10% travel to Europe/Asia in support of customer programs

o Ensure functional and operational requirements are properly understood, documented, and fulfilled within a concept, design, or application.

o Generate and manage BOM in WISE and SAP Environments


o Create and maintain DFMEAs for new products

o Generate concept­level designs in CAD (Creo or similar) ­ especially with injection molded plastic parts

o Produce Analyses during the development process to suppor the design: FEA, simulations

Job Requirements

Basic Qualification

o Fluent English

o Good working knowledge of engines and fuel systems

o Solid working knowledge of Mechanical Engineering principles – structural design, fluid dynamics, component manufacturing methods, DFM

o Min 2 years of experience in a Product Development role, preferably in Automotive or similar

o Min 2 years of experience in designing and developing new components, modules, or systems for the Automotive industry, or similar

o Min 2 years experience in designing plastic components and/or assemblies

o Minimum Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or other relevant discipline

EEO Statement

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, 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 or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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