Continental Corporation Validation Manger in Auburn Hills, Michigan

About Continental With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. In the Powertrain Division we integrate innovative and efficient powertrain system solutions from today and tomorrow for vehicles of all categories. Within the vision of Clean Power, our products make driving not only more affordable and environmentally friendly, but also more comfortable and enjoyable. We offer our customers a comprehensive selection of products ranging from gasoline and diesel injection systems, turbochargers, engine management and transmission control systems to sensors and actuators. Exhaust aftertreatment, fuel supply systems as well as systems and components for hybrid and electric drives complete our portfolio. There are two main impulses for the advancement of drive technologies: Firstly, active climate protection, in particular the reduction of CO2 emissions and exhaust gases. And secondly, the increasing need for individual mobility, which results in various requirements for vehicles and drive systems. The Powertrain Division has more than 35,400 employees working at 54 locations in 19 countries.

Auto req ID 50217BR

Job Title Validation Manger

Country United States

Posting Location Auburn Hills, MI

Job Description


Manage all testing and product validation for North American based customers; FCA, Ford and GM. Ensure testing is performed per Customer specifications and parts meet the necessary performance requirements. Manage the development of DVP&Rs by validation engineers to support project timelines. And manage test execution by validation technician.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage validation plans.

  • Testing schedules to ensure completion per project timelines.

  • Manage validation lab and equipment, capital spending , equipment service and maintenance.

  • Manage internal and external testing budgets

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent.

  • 7+ years experience working in testing lab.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing people, budgets, and capital equipment.

  • Fuels, fuel modules, fuel pumps, power-train experience.

  • 10+ years experience working in testing lab.

* No visa sponsorship is provided for this role.

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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