Sample Planner pre-series/series CC - UX (TM)

Employer: Continental
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 28.11.2022

    This Business Area Vehicle Networking and Information develops modules and end-to-end systems for connected mobility along the strategic elements "Network. Inform. Integrate.", i.e. hardware, software and services. By providing solutions for networking, human-machine interaction, system integration and high-performance computing for cars, commercial vehicles and fleets, Vehicle Networking and Information ensures functioning networks and a smooth flow of information for connected mobility.

    As Sample Planner (m/f) for Business Area User Experience you have to coordinate delivery of samples for projects during pre-series and series phased, ensuring customer needs are fulfilled.

    Main Tasks:


    * Sample Demands for all sample stages during development phase based on project and customer information;
    * Maintain sample Database permanently;
    * Planning of needed raw material for critical parts.


    * Create sample delivery tracking sheets displaying the project status;
    * Part number history based on development stages for each project;
    * Maintain Sample Price list;
    * Receive and track customer and internal sample orders;
    * Create and maintain series material & parts prices in SAP;
    * Create sample offers for customer;
    * Delivery and invoicing to customer;
    * Organize special transports for in-time delivery.


    * Feedback dates for new e-stages to customer online-tool;
    * Host Sample Meetings for relevant projects;
    * Close communication with Sample Shop, PM, Engineering;
    * Constant contact with customer regarding sample topics/status;
    * Demand and Timeline Alignment with involved plants for samples;
    * Support transition during ramp-up and handover from sample shop to series production.


    * Report sample & prototype reimbursements;
    * Report to PM about general sample situation and changes;
    * Process Overdue;
    * Definition tracking of KPI.

    Job requirements:

    * Bachelor's degree;
    * Very good organization skills;
    * Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
    * Business fluent English skills (spoken and written);
    * German language would be a plus;
    * Clear competence in communication, assertiveness and organizational skills;
    * High motivation, flexibility and intercultural skills;
    * Willingness to travel (international business trips).

    What we offer:

    Pay for Performance:

    * Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
    * Relocation Bonus for non-Timisoara Residents;
    * Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;
    * Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.


    * Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
    * Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
    * In-house restaurant & coffee corners.

    Life-Long Learning:

    * Technical, Soft Skills & Leadership trainings;
    * Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
    * Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
    * Access to e-learning platforms;
    * Career development opportunities (local and international);
    * Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc).

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