Your application

Have you found a suitable vacancy on our job board? Then take the decisive step now. To ensure that you and your application arrive safely and securely with us, we have bundled all the important information about the application process at thyssenkrupp on this page. We look forward to hearing from you!

On our job board you can find out about vacant positions on a daily basis. Select your entry level, your functional area and the desired location – and you will see all available jobs at a glance. In the shopping cart you can store interesting jobs for up to one week. With our job map, we can show you jobs in your area – even when you're on the move, because our job board is optimized for your smartphone. Additional filters help you narrow your search.

You cannot find a position in your region or at the company you are looking for? This could be due to the fact that not all companies are linked to our career portal.

Your application

There are various ways to apply to Rothe Erde.

The fastest method is our online application management system. The advantages: We can react promptly to your application – and you save costs and time. Start the online application process by clicking the appropriate button in the job advertisement of your choice. Once your covering letter and CV have been completed, you will need a maximum of ten minutes to fill in the application form. You can upload your application documents directly.

Please take note of our data protection declaration when applying via the online form.

Alternatively, we also accept applications by mail. Please send them directly to your personal contact person in the respective company division or at the respective location.

Checklist for the online application

Covering letter - CV - References and certificates - Proof of your highest educational attainment level

For each type of digital application, make sure that the attached files comply with current standards. It is best if you choose the PDF format for text documents and attach image files in JPG format! Please make sure that the file attachments are not larger than 5 MB.

What happens after your application?

When reviewing your documents, our recruiters follow a clearly structured process. This depends, among other things, on whether you are applying for an open position or speculatively. So that you know what happens after your application, we will give you a brief overview:

The entire application process – from the first contact to the hopefully positive news for you – takes an average of between four and six weeks. Of course, you will receive a confirmation of receipt for your application – in the case of an online application within minutes, and in the case of an application by post within a few days.

Application for a specific position

  • Your application will be reviewed by the HR department.

  • The HR department makes a pre-selection based on the applications.

  • As a suitable candidate, you will be contacted by the HR department.

  • You will be invited to an interview that lasts about 60 minutes .

  • Various selection tools further limit the number of candidates.

  • The responsible specialist or human resources department makes a decision.

  • The contract with you is concluded, you start your work.

Speculative application

  • You send your speculative application.

  • Your application will be reviewed by the Human Resources department.

  • This is followed by the forwarding of your application to a central applicant pool, which is searched by the HR departments on a regular basis.

  • If they are interested in you, you will be contacted directly by the responsible personnel department.

  • You will be invited to an interview.

  • Your suitability is tested with various selection tools.

  • The responsible specialist or human resources department makes a decision.

  • The contract with you is concluded, you start your work.

The interview

Your letter of application convinced us: Now we would like to get to know you personally and learn more about you, your career and the motives behind your application. For you, the interview is the opportunity to get an exact picture of our company and the job you are interested in. You should take note of the following:

  • introduce yourself and show us that you are technically and personally suitable for "your" position. Convince with your qualifications and knowledge of the industry as well as current developments and trends.

  • Good preparation gives you security. You should be able to answer questions about: Your curriculum vitae (also to possible phases requiring explanation), your strengths and weaknesses, the reasons for your application.

  • With your all-round, professional appearance you underline that you are excellently suited for the position. This includes punctuality and clothing. Find out in good time about the route, driving time, parking facilities and locations.

  • It's normal that you're a little nervous. Your interlocutors know this and will respond accordingly. It is important that you are open and authentic. Speak calmly, clearly and clearly. Maintain eye contact with the person you are talking to and take care to adopt a relaxed but not casual sitting position.

  • We will discuss the next steps with you – and then say goodbye.

The application process

The application process

The application process is a multi-stage procedure. Rothe Erde checks the suitability of applicants for the vacant position. The company goes through the following steps:

  1. Application

  2. Review by HR

  3. Review by hiring department

  4. Job interview

  5. Hiring decision

  6. Welcome to the company

The duration of the application process can vary depending on the company and position. As a rule, the process takes between four and eight weeks.

Application tips

First impressions count. This applies especially to your application. Here you should give us a clear picture of your qualifications, interests and personality. It's easy if you follow a few simple rules.


No doubt you have already informed yourself comprehensively on our pages about your career opportunities and the application procedure at thyssenkrupp rothe erde. If any questions remain unanswered, our FAQs will help you in the first step and your contact persons will be happy to help you. We are looking forwards to your application.