Headquarters Hannover, Germany
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1871
Type Company - Public (CTTAY)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Michelin, Bosch Security

With sales of €32.7 billion in 2012, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has almost 175,000 employees in 46 countries.

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Brake systems, powertrain and chassis systems and components, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires, and technical elastomers are just a small cross-section of Continental’s broad product portfolio.

Continental sees itself as an innovation-oriented technology corporation and is among the leading suppliers to the automotive industry worldwide. The corporation employs some 167,000 employees at nearly 200 locations in 46 countries, and generated sales of over €30 billion in 2011.

In recent years, the corporation has undergone dynamic change, growing on a global scale, not least as a result of various acquisitions, and thus taking on an ever greater position in global competition. A fundamental experience that the corporation has gained throughout this process of change is what a decisive role corporate culture plays. Issues such as “sustainability”, “forward-looking innovations” and “profitable growth” have consequently been pushed closer to the fore.

The corporation makes individual mobility safer, more comfortable, and more sustainable. With its core competencies, products, and services, Continental, together with its customers, improves the safety, comfort and enjoyment of driving. The corporation’s products, technologies and processes help make a significant contribution to sustainable mobility.

Its employees in particular are what make Continental strong. The corporation expects commitment and strength of purpose from its employees. It rewards excellence and creates the working conditions required to enhance and foster quality performance. It promotes devotedness, qualifications, education and training, flexibility and loyalty as a matter of course. A great deal is invested in the workplace in all areas of the corporation. The corporation is committed to providing healthy working conditions and ensuring safety in the workplace. Everyone at Continental enjoys equal opportunity, regardless of age, nationality, gender, religion, race or sexual orientation.

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Pros: I worked with an excellent group of engineers on challenging problems and projects. Workload was not too much and balanced among teams. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Bangalore (India) Jun 2013 Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interview Details The interview process took 2 days. On the first day the written tests were conducted and the interview process was on the second day. The written round consisted of data interpretation questions and English. Those selected in this round had another written round which consisted of basic electronics…Full Interview

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Continental Awards and Accolades

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Absolventa Trainee-Seal, Absolventa, 2012
Best Place to Work, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, 2012
Fair Company, Berlin Labor Cour, 2011
Top Company, Kununu, 2012
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