For Continental Automotive Czech Republic we are currently looking for candidates for the following position:

Group Leader Material & Packaging

Job description:

  • Responsible for operating the material lab by organizing the workload and coverage as well as resources, equipment and budget.
  • Define mission and strategy for his/her group considering the input from all stakeholders.
  • Implement quality mind-set, regularly check the project status within his/her organization and define appropriate corrective actions, if required.
  • Manage competencies and skills of his/her team, mentors and coaches the team members.
  • Ensure adherence to internal or external processes and guidelines.
  • Supervise the cost centers and project budgets in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Prepare and submit requested reports according to department / location processes.


  • Master degree (Material science).
  • Relevant professional experience in Automotive.
  • Proven leadership experience.
  • Advanced English.
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills.
  • International and intercultural experience.

We offer:

  • Background and know - how of strong international company.
  • Access to the latest technologies.
  • Opportunity to grow and develop your career.
  • Appropriate compensation and wide range of employee benefits (eg. yearly target bonus, 5 weeks of vacation, mobility contribution, flexible working hours, home office, company canteen - lunch contribution, etc.)

If you are interested in the position, please send us your CV with a cover letter in Czech and English.

Who are we?

The Competence Center for sensors and actuators (BU S&A) was founded in 2008 in Frenštát pod Radhoštěm. Since April 2014 it has moved to its new premises in Ostrava. It is now one of the largest development locations of Continental AG operating worldwide. Our major customers include leading manufacturers of cars and trucks, such as Daimler, GM, Audi, Scania, MAN, Cummins, and others.

Due to continual expansion of our research and development activities, particulary sensors, we are looking for experienced as well as young professionals with technical skills and qualification who wish to enhance their expertise and would enjoy working in R&D. There are many job opportunities at our the Competence Center for project managers, development and systems engineers, mechanical engineers, process engineers, quality engineers, HW and SW developers, test engineers, and laboratory technicians.


Continental Automotive Czech Republic s.r.o.
Veronika Tkáčová
Na Rovince 879
720 00  Ostrava-Hrabová
Česká republika
Phone: 800 100 618

Information about the development center