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Continental Reviews

Updated November 13, 2017
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Continental Chairman Executive Board, Finance, Controlling, IT, and Law; Powertrain Elmar Degenhart
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  • hard to find the work life balance (in 22 reviews)

  • Average low salary package compared to outside (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Electrical Engineer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Continental full-time

    Pros

    Benefits of the Company
    Great environment
    People friendly

    Cons

    Big Company that sometimes the effort is not seen

    Advice to Management

    NA


  2. "Finance"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Deer Park, IL
    Former Employee - Analyst in Deer Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Continental full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large profitable company, ability for global travel, best practices in manufacturing as well great training if you take the time to sign up. Management is flexible, and PTO is and work from home is great. Leaders are great mentors if you ask for their help

    Cons

    Large German company, hard to get things through, not a lot of movement lateral or upwards as they are a very lean company after the 2009 downturn

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up keep sharing the great innovation at town halls, get rid of the managers that are bullys

  3. "Continental Automitive Engineering"

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    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Deer Park, IL
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Deer Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Continental full-time

    Pros

    Stable company to work for. Good benefits

    Cons

    Seem to be moving more to Offshore for Engineering


  4. "R & D engineering co-op"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - experience testing, lab work, very hands on, big summerproject

    Cons

    -work environment (no windows, production plant)


  5. "Good place to work. Good pay. Great work atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Prototype Technician in Trumann, AR
    Former Employee - Prototype Technician in Trumann, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great relationship with co workers. Good pay. Benefits are compatible with other companies. Don't really have any negative comments about the company.

    Cons

    Can't think of any thing negative at the moment. If there is any negative it would be working long hours.

    Advice to Management

    Follow through on rules when put In place.


  6. "A truly international and innovative company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Continental full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Development Opportunities
    Innovative Projects
    Great Culture
    Travel opportunities, work with international teams, open to ideas and proposals

    Cons

    A lot of processes to follow.


  7. "Project Management Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very friendly people, competitive salary

    Cons

    boring work and very redundant tasks

    Advice to Management

    Add more intern friendly events

  8. "Great Internation Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I liked my international team and many divisions of the company gave you opportunity to switch
    Great benefits in Germany

    Cons

    Work and Life Balance

    Advice to Management

    Some applicants can be developed to a great worker, dont look on the degree, paper and certification ONLY


  9. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Continental full-time

    Pros

    Good company to develop in a great area. Work Life Balance is a plus.

    Cons

    Could be more competitive with other businesses in the Charlotte area.


  10. "Production associate"

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    Former Employee - Production Associate in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Production Associate in Newport News, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Continental (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Plenty of Overtime available if you want it

    Cons

    Short breaks and lunches. The hours are set in stone


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