I know Continental like the back of my hand

I know Continental like the back of my hand

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Wave-riding dolphins in South Africa, white-knuckle test drives in Texas, Arctic temperatures in Finland… I guess I know the whole world of Continental. I have already visited more than 100 locations. I’m a Spaniard, so temperatures of around -20° Celsius were something new for me. It felt a bit like Captain Scott fighting his way back to…

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Women in top management – How to become a Plant Operations Manager?

Women in top management – How to become a Plant Operations Manager?

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Since I was a kid I liked to be successful in what I am doing; even in school I liked the competition and especially to be the first. To me, the desire to always better yourself is probably one of the keys to success. I later studied chemical engineering, and started my first job in…

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Engineering Intern in HR Department? Shenqi’s Insight…

Engineering Intern in HR Department? Shenqi’s Insight…

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29 July 2016, Friday, marks the end of internship for HR two interns this summer. After last article on Gabriel’s throwback, it would only make sense that Shenqi also gave an insight about his journey with the HR department. So here it goes… It has almost been three months since I first joined Continental Automotive Singapore as an intern….

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New Perspectives through Factory Training

New Perspectives through Factory Training

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From June 1st to July 29th, we worked at our factory in Hamakita (Japan) as part of our J.DRIVE trainee program. Before the start I heard that Continental has strong interest in”Industry 4.0″ (every machine & products are connected). I could’t imagine such a “smart” factory, but I saw it in Hamakita. Most processes are automated and…

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Interview with Stephan Müller – foreman in the mixing room department

Interview with Stephan Müller – foreman in the mixing room department

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Stephan Müller is operating as a foreman in the mixing room department. Mr. Müller likes to go to work and has been working for Continental for 27 years now. In addition he is a member of the local executive body. We met Stephan Müller to ask him about his longtime employment, impressions and experiences at Continental….

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Video shooting with vocational trainees – a day as a star

Video shooting with vocational trainees – a day as a star

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For the ones who do not know Vergölst: the company Vergölst is a German ContiTrade organization operating more than 190 branches with workshops for tires and automotive services and we are part of Continental. With more than 1,600 employees and about 200 vocational trainees all around Germany, vocational training is one of our strategically relevant…

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Interview with Verena Mirbeth – Controller in Regensburg

Interview with Verena Mirbeth – Controller in Regensburg

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Since when have you been working at Continental? Since 2005. In the beginning I was working for Siemens VDO but then it became Continental. Do you remember your first impression at Continental? My first impression was: “What a big company with so many employees”. This thought was filled with respect, but as well with a…

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24 Years @ Continental Part 3 – The move to Elkhart, Indiana, USA

24 Years @ Continental Part 3 – The move to Elkhart, Indiana, USA

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If you remember, I ended part two of my story with the acquisition of a company in Elkhart, Indiana. Our team was still located in Newport News, Virginia. Now we had a decision to make regarding consolidating the two teams. It was quickly clear, that it made most sense to bring the two teams together…

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Intern at Continental Japan – Central Controlling

Intern at Continental Japan – Central Controlling

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I am Yannik Meka, 22 years old and I am studying International Business Administration at the RheinMain University in Wiesbaden (Germany). As part of my studies I spent 2 semesters abroad and my choice was Japan. After a semester of studying in Japan, I started my internship here at Continental Japan in Central Controlling. I’ve…

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