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Continental Development Engineer in Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Development Engineer

Mount Pleasant, IA


Job Description

ContiTech, a division of Continental, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical elastomer products and is a specialist in plastics technology. ContiTech develops and produces functional parts, components, and systems for machine and plant engineering, mining, the automotive industry, and other important industries. Our Mount Pleasant, IA location is seeking a Development Engineer to join our team.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


• Develop fluid system solutions, hose products, and related manufacturing processes to support hose manufacturing at Mount Pleasant, IA.

• Conduct feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs.

• Directs support personnel in the preparation of design testing and prototype fabrication.

• Lead design, development, validation, verification, and release of mechanical system/component engineering.

• Create and review mechanical drawings.

• Direct change management (documentation and part number release) for hose and fluid system components

• Work with internal and external customers

• Generate concepts for improved hose and fluid system designs and processes.

• Provide technical support for Marketing, Field Sales, and Manufacturing

• Develop innovative and new to the world fluid system solutions component, hose product, and materials

• Actively drive product cost savings by incorporating best cost materials, optimal designs, and processes.

• Lead marginal product improvement activities

• Finalize product SAP specifications and related documents

• Utilize project management, design of experiments, and structured problem-solving techniques

• Other duties as directed


• Immediate Benefits

• Paid Time Off

• Tuition & Employee Discounts

• Annual Bonus

• Employer 401(k) Match

• And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements


• Relevant BS Engineering Degree

• Prior experience within a manufacturing setting

• CAD tool

• Proficient in MS Office tools

• Excellent organizational and time management skills

• Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.


• 5 years of related professional experience.

• Experience with thermal plastic hose and materials

with a minimum of 3 years of experience

• Hose, reinforcement, and rubber materials knowledge and development

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About Continental

The Business Area ContiTech develops, produces and markets products, systems and intelligent components made from rubber, plastic, metal and textiles. These products are used in mining, the agricultural industry, railway engineering mechanical and plant engineering, the automotive industry and other important sectors of the future.

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United States



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