Continental Corporation Test Engineer in Morganton, North Carolina

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. The Chassis & Safety division develops and produces integrated active and passive driving safety technologies as well as products that support vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensorics as well as electronic air suspension systems all the way to windscreen washer systems and headlight cleaning nozzles. The focus lies on a high level of system competence and the networking of individual components. Thus products and system functions are developed along the SensePlanAct chain of effects. They form the foundation for automated driving. Chassis & Safety employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €9.0 billion in 2016.

Auto req ID 84873BR

Job Title Test Engineer

Country United States

Posting Location Morganton, NC

Job Description


Responsible for the final test processes. Design, control, optimization, maintenance and calibration of assembly test equipment. Documentation of performance and reliability. Management of resources within area of responsibility. Ensure the productivity of the production lines is met or exceeded. Definition of new goals for the area of responsibility.

Core Responsibilities

• Assure proper function of Test stations and equipment.

• Assure Safety and Quality procedures and methods are met.

• Develop, publish and maintain current specifications in regards to test processes.

• Provide training to all Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians in proper test equipment functions.

• Assure that spare test equipment is stocked to minimize downtime.

• Assist Technicians and Quality personnel in troubleshooting, calibration and repair of test equipment.

• Maintain or optimize test station programming.

• Establish and promote good working relationships with Technicians and Assemblers. Work closely with supervisors to improving performance and processes.

• Liaison between the local engineering community, central engineering and other Continental EBS locations.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline

2 years experience in a testing or manufacturing position with similar responsibilities

Advanced understanding, diagnose and design of Electromechanic, pneumatics/hydraulics, within area of responsibility.

Ability to work under pressure

Computer skills (basic MS Office, general knowledge in PLC programming,

No visa sponsorship available for this opening

Preferred Qualification

Bachelor degree in Electrical, Mechanic, Electronic Mechatronic Engineering

Experience in a high volume Automotive manufacturing environment

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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