Apprenticeship - R&D

Continental Automotive Trading Uk Limited
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

With sales of EUR40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 220,000 employees in 56 countries. Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately EUR8.3 billion in 2016.

Apprenticeship Scheme We are looking for a number of apprentices to join our fixed term two year Company Apprenticeship Scheme across the business. It is anticipated that apprentices will spend a day at week with an external health provider, and the remaining 4 days learning on the job through a combination of performing tasks, observation and specially designed exercises in different areas of the business.

You will also be involved in a number of integral company projects liaising across departments. During the two years you will learn what each of the areas that you work in does, how a company operates and learn valuable, transferable skills. The schemes are flexible to meet both the needs of the Company and allow you to input into where you would want to spend more time.

Research & Development (R&D) (Coventry or Bridgewater) You would spend time working with each of our R&D functions including application and software development, developing and testing products that are sold to our prestigious Customers worldwide as well as in a number of Departments linked to R&D so you can understand the full development cycle.

What We Look For:

An interest in learning and driving your own career.

Good use of initiative.

A professional, confident manner with good verbal and written communication skills.

Good organization skills and the ability to manage your own time.

Good attention to detail and strong numeracy skills.

Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office.

Some previous experience with software programming

Good understanding of a car?s electrical system

We will also consider Vehicle technicians wanting to progress to the next level
It is essential that you have a full Driving License.

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