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      eXplore Tires Manufacturing Controlling Graduate Program

      Tires are at the heart of our company. Keep it beating by taking control of our budgeting on diverse assignments and interesting project tasks, including on-the-job-training in an international working environment. 

      It’s your future – eXplore it! 


      eXplore Tires Manufacturing Controlling Graduate Program at a glance

      Are you a problem-solver, love numbers & networking, and are reliable and confident in steering financial processes?

      This Graduate Program offers you a unique opportunity to gain up to 24 months of work experience in the Controlling section as part of a multicultural business team in Continental’s Tire Business Area. You will gain valuable international experience as well as getting the opportunity to build up a network as you get involved in shaping the future of mobility.  

      Take the first step towards a successful career in controlling in a global corporation. 

      What you can expect

      The Manufacturing Controlling Graduate Program consists of three program phases, with a duration of up to 24 months in total. 

      Phase 1– Day-to-day operations 

      During the first six months, you will get to know the main functions of the Tire Controlling organization and day-to-day operations at one of our tire manufacturing plants at your home location. 


      Phase 2– Central Stay

      During the second phase of the program, you will work in Hanover with Manufacturing Controlling graduate from all over the world, getting to know the tools, systems, organization, and principles of a controller. 

      Within the six months, you will not only have the opportunity to get to know central functions but also work on defined project tasks and present the results to senior management. 


      Phase 3– International experience 

      In the final phase, you will have the chance to deepen your knowledge of controlling based on first-hand operational experience. You will learn on the job in a plant abroad at one of Continental’s many international bases. 

      What your future could look like

      The Manufacturing Controlling Graduate Program prepares you for controlling positions in the local plant controlling department. You will be able to take on responsibility at an early stage and gain international working experience. Your future offers: 

      • Exciting job challenges 

      • Career opportunities on a global scale 

      • Operational responsibility early on 

      • Team-oriented culture 

      • A great international network 

      • Open culture, open doors, and open views 

      What we expect

      • An above-average university degree in Business Administration with majors in Economics / International Management / Finance or Controlling 
      • Fluency in English and the language of your home plant (country of employment), another foreign language is welcome 

      • Project experience desired 

      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, an open-minded and self-driven team player, eager to work in a multicultural environment 

      • Committed and honest, quality-oriented with problem-solving abilities 

      • International mobility and willingness to work abroad 

      • Passion to shape the future of mobility 

      • International experience preferred (e.g. during studies and/or internships abroad) 

      Does this profile match your skills? Challenge yourself and join our eXplore Graduate Program here

      Please note that the next program will start in 2021/2022!  

      Please set up your personal job agent here in order to receive an update when the application process starts again. 

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