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  • Key Development Engineer (m/f/d) in Hanover, Hankook Tire Europe Technical Center

As a globally active manufacturing company with more than 22 000 employees worldwide (4000 in Europe) and higher than average growth and development in the European Union, Hankook Tire offers advanced tire solutions for many applications. The company has for many years been a supplier to the international automotive industry (including Audi, BMW, Ford, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Volkswagen) and to top motorsports (including exclusive supplier to the DTM). Hankook’s tires often win awards in independent product tests and boast excellent EU label reviews. Commitment to sponsorship at international level – for example as an official partner of the UEFA Europa League - also contributes to increasing brand awareness.

Hankook Tire Europe Technical Center

Hankook Tire Europe Technical Center (ETC) based in Hanover, Germany is one of Hankook Tire’s five global R&D centers (along with Korea, United States, Japan, China) and is responsible for the development and testing of tire solutions for European road conditions - working together with premium European vehicle manufacturers. Indoor test operations and quality control for European tire production in Hungary are also controlled by ETC.

The following full-time position is to be filled from now on.

Key Development Engineer (m/f/d) in Hanover

Your tasks:

  • Analyze global technical information and customer requirements to improve future strategies
  • Share and manage global external data (OE technical meetings, development of issues contents)
  • Information exchange with R&D teams, production plants and Hanover Office account management
  • Improving the management system in terms of internal and external communication processes and information transfer
  • Maintaining, coordinating and controlling development processes with all concerned departments through all process steps
  • Provide a strong leadership role in innovation and development of new technology
  • Develop an efficient response system regarding technical issues about OEM
  • Communicate with customers and collaborate with R&D regarding technology projects
  • Support the industrialization process of the approved tires into mass production

Your profile:

  • + 6 years experience automotive, mechanical or chemical engineering ideally in the tire industry
  • University degree in engineering or comparable
  • Knowledge in OE development, OE Product design and global OE development processes are required
  • Proven success in expanding the business area
  • Advanced experience in management training and project and change management
  • High analytical thinking skills and strong customer focus   
  • Fluent German and good English skills
  • Willingness to travel abroad (up to 25% per year)

We offer:

  • A diverse, challenging and exciting activity in the R&D area of an internationally operating company
  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 holidays per year
  • An attractive compensation package for relocation
  • Opportunities for further development and professional trainings


You have a confident appearance and are able to present your working results at international level? Then use the possibilities for development in a continuously growing, highly successful company and send your full application including earliest possible starting date and expected  salary via email and entirely in English to  jobs@hankooktech.com   or use the upload button below.

Hankook Tire Ltd./ Europe Technical Center / Reinhold-Schleese-Straße 14 / 30179 Hannover



Die Hankook Tire Europe GmbH und Hankook Reifen Deutschland GmbH dulden keine unaufgefordert eingesandten Bewerbungsunterlagen von Personalvermittlungs-Dienstleistern, wenn im Vorfeld kein Dienstleistungsvertrag abgeschlossen wurde. Wenn ein Bedarf besteht, nehmen die Hankook Tire Europe GmbH und die Hankook Reifen Deutschland GmbH eigeninitiativ Kontakt zu Personalvermittlungsunternehmen auf.
Werden dennoch Bewerbungen von Personalvermittlungs-Dienstleistern ohne unsere konkrete Anforderung eingesandt, so betrachten wir diese Unterlagen als unser Alleineigentum. Falls es zu einer Einstellung kommen sollte, sehen wir uns nicht verpflichtet, eine Vermittlungsgebühr zu zahlen.

The Hankook Tire Europe GmbH and Hankook Reifen Deutschland GmbH do not accept unsolicited application documents of recruiting agencies. If there is a need for such a service, the Hankook Tire Europe GmbH and Hankook Reifen Deutschland GmbH approaches to the recruiting agencies by themselves.
If unsolicited applications are sent by recruiting agencies, regardless the dispatch, we consider these documents as our own property, if there was not a service contract concluded before.
If there is a recruitment of a candidate, we are not obliged to pay any agency fees.


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