Working Student (m/f/x) Business Development Engineer (Automotive )

  • Location:Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as:limited to max. 2 years
  • Work Area:Part-time - max. 18 hrs / week


That's why a working student position at tesa is worth it:

Your benefits

  • You are a full-fledged member of the team, which shows you trust and appreciation
  • You will be given individual opportunities to shape and develop your career: We challenge and encourage you, coach you and give you feedback
  • You have the opportunity to write your thesis with us in addition to your time as a working student
  • You have the chance to be promoted in our tesa Talents program for further development prospects after your studies


  • You will work up to 18h/week and receive an attractive salary of 1.519€ / month
  • You work at the tesa campus and mobile with flexible working hours
  • You can train in the in-house gym on equipment or in courses for 4€ per month and take advantage of massages or physiotherapy
  • You can also expect a barista bar and our company restaurant with a wide variety of choices
  • You will receive a discounted travel allowance for the Hamburg public transport system
  • You will receive discounts on products from tesa, Beiersdorf, and many others

What you will do

Are you ready to join our team and drive innovative tape technology solutions in the automotive market? As a working student in Business Development Engineering, you will contribute to connecting our internal product development efforts with industry needs. Join us on this exciting journey with your creativity and dedication. In this position, you will engage in automotive-related customer projects and work collaboratively with our Sales, R&D, and Marketing teams to bring our cutting-edge solutions to market.

Your tasks will include:

  • Conduct adhesive/mechanical material testing in the laboratory based on requirements.
  • Write detailed test reports for automotive customers, providing comprehensive analysis.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather insights and data for business development initiatives (e.g., perform benchmarking on product level).
  • Assist in organizing and preparing presales activities such as international workshops and customer trainings, ensuring smooth execution and high-quality content delivery.
  • Support the business development engineering team to expand our presence in the automotive industry.
  • Improve global team cooperation and manage project monitoring tools (LEAP) as well as SharePoint databases.

What you will need

  • Enrolled Master's student in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, or a similar field (or B.Sc. student with relevant technical apprenticeship).
  • Structured, precise, and reliable work approach.
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Fluent in English and/or German.
  • Proficient in MS Office.

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.