Posts Categorised: Automotive

Women in top management – How to become a Plant Operations Manager?

Women in top management – How to become a Plant Operations Manager?

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Since I was a kid I liked to be successful in what I am doing; even in school I liked the competition and especially to be the first. To me, the desire to always better yourself is probably one of the keys to success. I later studied chemical engineering, and started my first job in…

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Engineering Intern in HR Department? Shenqi’s Insight…

Engineering Intern in HR Department? Shenqi’s Insight…

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29 July 2016, Friday, marks the end of internship for HR two interns this summer. After last article on Gabriel’s throwback, it would only make sense that Shenqi also gave an insight about his journey with the HR department. So here it goes… It has almost been three months since I first joined Continental Automotive Singapore as an intern….

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Interview with Verena Mirbeth – Controller in Regensburg

Interview with Verena Mirbeth – Controller in Regensburg

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Since when have you been working at Continental? Since 2005. In the beginning I was working for Siemens VDO but then it became Continental. Do you remember your first impression at Continental? My first impression was: “What a big company with so many employees”. This thought was filled with respect, but as well with a…

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24 Years @ Continental Part 3 – The move to Elkhart, Indiana, USA

24 Years @ Continental Part 3 – The move to Elkhart, Indiana, USA

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If you remember, I ended part two of my story with the acquisition of a company in Elkhart, Indiana. Our team was still located in Newport News, Virginia. Now we had a decision to make regarding consolidating the two teams. It was quickly clear, that it made most sense to bring the two teams together…

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Teambuilding with Powertrain Division Japan

Teambuilding with Powertrain Division Japan

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In Yokohama, Automotive Engineering Exposition (AEE) 2016 started May 25th. We visited the fair as a cross-divisional team. This special visit was planned by Powertrain (PT) Division Japan. I would like to introduce you to the idea of the program and some state-of-the-art technologies I saw at AEE. Teambuilding event across Divisions PT in Japan planned this program for…

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German Cultural Awareness Workshop in Singapore

German Cultural Awareness Workshop in Singapore

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Last year we had the opportunity to celebrate the Germans diverse cultural backgrounds with our employees as we organized the German Cultural Awareness Workshop. A series of  activities such as a quiz, games and snacks were provided at the event. The employees were able to participate in the some of the German games such as “Mensch ärgere dich nicht” and “Koffer packen”….

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My VIE experience at Continental in Schwalbach, Germany

My VIE experience at Continental in Schwalbach, Germany

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I am a French citizen and I work for Continental in Schwalbach, Germany through a VIE program. The Volontariat International en Entreprise is an excellent French trainee program opened to every European citizen between 18 and 28 years old who wants to get a first experience in an exciting international environment. Therefore I had the…

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