Continental Corporation Systems Project Manager in Auburn Hills, Michigan

About Continental With sales of €44 billion in 2017, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 240,000 employees in 61 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 47,700 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €9.8 billion in 2017.

Auto req ID 93066BR

Job Title Systems Project Manager

Country United States

Posting Location Auburn Hills, MI

Job Description


Systems Project Manager is a key member of a multi­disciplinary team involved in the design and development of state­of­the­art by wire electronic braking systems (EBS) for vehicle dynamics control. This includes a variety of activities which are integral toward ensuring our safety­critical EBS systems are developed according to industry best practices and leading­ edge methodologies.

System Project Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, developing, and releasing technical content and product delivery to North American customers with support from various technical teams.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work with multi­disciplinary teams and communicate and coordinate with worldwide counterparts.

  • Planning, coordinating, developing and releasing By­Wire and other advanced Electronic Brake systems.

  • Using problem solving techniques, investigate problems and formulate corresponding solutions and drive team for results.

  • Lead System Definition and System architecture according to internal processes.

  • Collaborate closely with base development departments at technical headquarters in Germany.

  • Coordinate scheduling of assigned work products with team to meet project milestones.

  • Coordinate system level activities related to product quality gate reviews.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in electrical engineering, technical computer science, mechatronics or in a related technical discipline.

  • 3+ years experience.

  • Strong experience in embedded systems development with teams, preferably in automotive area.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Strong interest to work in the automotive industry.

  • Some travel may be required for off­site development, testing, training and to support customer meetings.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in electrical engineering, technical computer science, mechatronics or in a related technical discipline.

  • 7+ years of Project Management experience.

  • Experience in development of Brushless Motor Control.

  • Experience in working with technical and management tools like MS Project, Enterprise architect etc.

  • Knowledge/experience working with ISO 26262.

  • Experience working in the automotive industry.

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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