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Application Process and FAQ

Have you found a job that suits you?
Here you will find all the important information about the application process.

FAQ on the application process

How do I apply?
  • Please apply online via the application button in the respective job posting and upload your documents as PDF file(s). When creating your application profile, you will be able to choose a username and password, which you can use to edit       your profile or withdraw your application at any time. 
  • Please note that we cannot consider applications we receive via e-mail.
What documents should my application include?
  • Your application should include an informative and clear curriculum vitae, work and degree certificates and a personal cover letter.
In which language should I submit my application?
  • Please apply in the language in which the position is advertised.
In which language will the interview be conducted?
  • This depends on the position. If the language of the job posting is English, you should assume that the interview will be conducted entirely or partially in English.
What is the dress code for interviews?
  • Choose clothes that you feel comfortable in and that are appropriate for the occasion of a job interview.
What is the interview process?
  • Short introduction of the participants
  • Exchange of information about your background, experiences and competencies
  • Information about the position, the team / department and the interfaces
  • Opportunity to ask your questions 
  • Agreement on the further steps of the application process
How quickly will I receive feedback on my application?
  • You will receive a confirmation of receipt via e-mail as soon as you have uploaded your application in our application portal.
  • We make every effort to process your application as quickly as possible. However, this may take several weeks, as we carefully review each application.
How can I withdraw my application?
  • You can easily withdraw your application online via your profile which you created when applying online on our application portal.
Is it possible to apply for several positions at the same time?
  • Yes, you are welcome to apply for all positions that you are interested in.
  • To do so, please click on the application button in the respective job posting. If you have not already logged in, you will find the button to log in with your already existing username and password on the top of the application form.
Can I submit an unsolicited application?
  • Unsolicited applications are possible. You will find the button to do so on top of our job offer page.
  • However, please note that an application to a specific position is more effective.
Do I get an individual reason in case of a rejection?
  • Please understand that due to the high number of applications, we cannot go into more detail about individual reasons for rejection.
Is there a deadline for applications?
  • If the job posting does not specify a deadline, you can apply as long as the posting is online.
What should I do if I am recommended by a Heidelberg Materials employee?
  • Our application form contains a field in which you can enter the name and function of the person employed by us.
Who can I contact if I have questions / problems with the application?
  • You will find the relevant contact person on the respective job advertisement.
Can I be informed about current job offers?
  • Yes, simply activate the job alert to be always up-to-date.
Can I apply despite the Corona pandemic, and will my interview take place?
  • Yes, you can apply online to the open job postings as normal.
  • Since the health of our applicants and employees is very important to us, most of the interviews will take place online as video interviews or in compliance with the necessary distance and hygiene rules.
How does the video interview work, and what do I need for it?
  • At best, you have a computer, laptop or tablet with a camera as well as a microphone. You do not need to install any software.
  • We conduct our interviews via Microsoft Teams, which you can open via your browser. You will receive the link for this by e-mail with the invitation to the interview.
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