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How to apply

How do you apply to TRUMPF? What happens after the application? What do you need to pay attention to in the application?

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The application process

You can find our vacancies in our job database. Choose the position that interests you. If you cannot find a suitable position, you have the option to submit a speculative application. We will then check if we can find a suitable position for you. We will send you confirmation when your application is received. This will also provide you with the details of your contact person.

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The selection process

Our selection process consists of several stages:

Step 1: Experienced colleagues in the Human Resources Department check your application. If you are considered eligible for the position, your application is sent on to the department responsible.

Step 2: If the department also likes your application, we will invite you to an interview to get to know you in person.

Step 3: The interviews are structured and test your personal and professional skills. They give us the chance to get to know each other. We would like you to be open. This is the only way to find out if we are a good match for each other.

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Your application documents

Your complete application documents should contain the following information (PDF format, maximum 10 documents, each with a maximum of 5 MB):

1. A letter in which you explain your motivation and your interest in the position and tell us why you are just the right person for this job. Please indicate when you could start working at TRUMPF and your salary expectations.

2. A detailed CV in table format explaining your education, professional experience, and other qualifications and knowledge.

3. Certificates and references.

Frequently asked questions about applying to TRUMPF

How do I apply to TRUMPF?

Please submit all applications via the online applicant portal. This enables us to process your application as quickly as possible and you can be sure that all the relevant information is included with the application.

How can I tell which vacancies are still open?

All positions advertised on the website are vacant. Once a position is filled, we remove it from the website.

Can I apply for several positions?

In principle you can apply for several positions. We recommend that you apply specifically for positions that match your interests, expectations, and qualifications. 

How can I find the right contact person for the position?

The corresponding/relevant contact person from the Human Resources Department is indicated at the bottom of the job advertisement. They will answer questions about the position. Please address your application to this person.

Can I still apply if I am currently unable to attend an interview in person (for example because I'm spending time abroad)?

You are welcome to get in touch with the relevant contact person in the Human Resources Department to discuss whether an initial interview can be conducted via telephone or video conference and how to do this.

Which documents do you need for the application?

Please upload your complete application documents with the letter, CV, completion certificates from your school/training/degree, and all available references.

Is there a maximum file size for attachments (CV, certificates, etc.)?

Yes. You may upload up to 10 attachments. The maximum file size per document is 5 MB.

Once you have sent the application, can you still make changes, swap documents, or add extra ones?

Yes. You can swap or add a document in your applicant account at any time. To do this, please get in touch with the contact person indicated in the job advertisement. They will authorize you in the system to add to the documents. You will be given your application account details (user name and password) when you register for the first time in our applicant portal.

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