Posts Categorised: Tires

Interview with Lars Fischer – Foreman for rubber technology

Interview with Lars Fischer – Foreman for rubber technology

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Fischer: My name is Lars Fischer, I am 32 years old and I work as a foreman for rubber technology at the Continental location in Waltershausen (Germany). What is your professional background? Fischer: From 2000 to 2002 I did an apprenticeship as a process mechanic for plastic and rubber technology in Waltershausen. After my professional qualification,…

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I know Continental like the back of my hand

I know Continental like the back of my hand

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Wave-riding dolphins in South Africa, white-knuckle test drives in Texas, Arctic temperatures in Finland… I guess I know the whole world of Continental. I have already visited more than 100 locations. I’m a Spaniard, so temperatures of around -20° Celsius were something new for me. It felt a bit like Captain Scott fighting his way back to…

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Interview with Stephan Müller – foreman in the mixing room department

Interview with Stephan Müller – foreman in the mixing room department

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Stephan Müller is operating as a foreman in the mixing room department. Mr. Müller likes to go to work and has been working for Continental for 27 years now. In addition he is a member of the local executive body. We met Stephan Müller to ask him about his longtime employment, impressions and experiences at Continental….

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Video shooting with vocational trainees – a day as a star

Video shooting with vocational trainees – a day as a star

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For the ones who do not know Vergölst: the company Vergölst is a German ContiTrade organization operating more than 190 branches with workshops for tires and automotive services and we are part of Continental. With more than 1,600 employees and about 200 vocational trainees all around Germany, vocational training is one of our strategically relevant…

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BRU // 22-03-2016

BRU // 22-03-2016

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This week I was supposed to do a normal business trip. A bit longer than usual but nothing I haven’t done a few times: fly from Brussels to Hefei via Bangkok, couple of days auditing the location, then to Malaysia for a few meetings and on Friday evening again via Bangkok, direct to Brussels. From…

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Internship in Ecuador – Moderating Workshops and Learning what achachai Means

Internship in Ecuador – Moderating Workshops and Learning what achachai Means

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I am Melanie Kraschitzer, I am 26 years old and I am studying the master Management & Engineering at the University of Lueneburg (Germany). As the end of my studies was slowly approaching, I wanted to do an internship abroad once again. The ProMotion (student binding program of Continental) team arranged everything so I could go to…

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Our race for a good cause – 3500km across India

Our race for a good cause – 3500km across India

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What happened until now? Six adventurous adrenaline junkies found together to not only explore their limits, but also the stunning country of India, home to one seventh of the worlds population. Driving in nothing more than what reminds me of a sardine can – so-called motor rickshaw.  For two weeks we are going to race across…

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