Manufacturing Controlling
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Explore Tires Manufacturing Controlling Trainee Program

Take on the challenge of diverse assignments, interesting project tasks, and on-the-job training in an international and performance-oriented working environment. 

It’s your future – explore it!

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Explore Tires Manufacturing Controlling Trainee Program at a glance

The Manufacturing Controlling Trainee Program offers you a unique 18-month working experience in a multicultural business team in Continental’s Tire division. You will gain valuable international experience while completing interesting and challenging projects and tasks. You will have the opportunity to build up a network and start a successful career in a global corporation.


What can you expect?

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The Manufacturing Controlling Trainee Program consists of three program phases. In the first six months, you will get to know the main functions of the Tire Controlling organization and the day-to-day business in your home location – one of our tire manufacturing plants.

During the second phase of the program, you will work together in multicultural business teams with Manufacturing Controlling trainees 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, which results will be presented to senior management.

In the final phase, you will have the chance to deepen your Controlling knowledge, gathering operational experience by learning on the job in a plant abroad.

The full 18 months of international experience will increase your understanding and knowledge of reporting and planning processes and you will broaden your network and your ability to work in international teams to better understand the “big picture” of Controlling in our global manufacturing organization. After having successfully completed the trainee program, you will have the chance to demonstrate and strengthen the knowledge you have acquired in your two-year job placement at one of our tire plants worldwide.

What could your future look like?

The Manufacturing Controlling Trainee Program prepares you for key positions within the global Manufacturing Controlling organization. Depending on your performance and willingness to work abroad, you will take on responsibility at an early stage. Your future will offer:

  • Exciting job challenges
  • Career opportunities on a global scale
  • Performance-oriented working environment
  • Early operational responsibilities
  • Open culture, open doors, and open views

What do 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
  • International experience (e.g. during studies and/or internships abroad)
  • Project experience desired
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, an open-minded, responsible, and self-driven team player eager to work in a multicultural environment
  • Ambition for high performance, quality-oriented and analytical personality
  • Unrestricted international mobility and high willingness to work abroad
  • Passion for the automotive industry


Please note that the next program will start in 2019/2020!

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