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Material Development

For customized and innovative formulas

Material developer, compounder, process developer, chemist, product developer, laboratory technician, textile engineer... At Continental, we offer a wide range of jobs and responsibilities related to the development of plastics, rubbers, and polymers for our products. Employees in this area focus on working with our customers to define and develop customized formulas that deliver finished products of the highest quality. 

To succeed in this highly technical field, you need a broad-based knowledge of chemistry, process technology, material development, textile engineering, or similar disciplines – not to mention a good understanding of industrial work processes and the challenges they pose.