Head of Human Resources
Our FAQ section gives you the answers to the questions most frequently asked about the application process at igus®. Is your question not there? Please do not hesitate any longer and get an answer from our Human Resources department.
It is worthwhile having a look at our FAQ section. We not only provide answers to questions but also valuable tips for the application process so that nothing comes between you and your dream job.
What is the application procedure?
Your application will be reviewed by the Human Resources department in close coordination with the specialist department in question.Together, they will make a decision on whether to invite you to an interview. This may take place in writing, on the telephone, a video call or in person. There is also the possibility of an invitation to an application day. If the talks are deemed positive on both sides, you will take part in a trial day. As part of the trial day, you will take tests relating to your profession, you will get to know colleagues from the team concern and will be given a tour of the factory. Then, we will decide whether to make you an offer.
How do I apply?
Look for a suitable job advertisement in our job exchange and apply directly online by clicking on 'Apply now'. You only have to enter your contact details and your expected salary in the application form. You will then be able to upload your application documents (covering letter, CV and all certificates/references). This will take only a few minutes. You can upload several documents but the maximum file size permitted by the system is 25 MB.
What documents do I need to attach to the application?
Complete application documents: covering letter, CV and all certificates/references. Uploading them will take only a few minutes. You can upload several documents but the maximum file size permitted by the system is 25 MB.
Can I apply for more than one job at the same time?
Yes. Just click on those jobs you are interested in. However, it is not possible to apply for the same job twice.
I can't find any suitable job on the website. Can I still apply?
We add new jobs to our career page every day. If you can't find the right job right away, come back from time to time or subscribe to our 'Job Agent'. You can also send us a general application as well.
What happens with my data?
Protection of your personal data is of particular importance to us. During the application process you will have to send us certain personal data and information. If you register in the application portal, we will initially store your surname, first name, address, date of birth, e-mail address and a password. You will then receive e-mail confirmation of registration. By transmitting your CV to us, you provide us with further personal data (professional and academic background information, expectations as to working conditions and salary). We treat the personal user data as strictly confidential and do not pass it on to any third parties.
Following transmission of your application documents, we will store in electronic form your application and all documents submitted (covering letter, CV, certificates and other supporting documents) and the information contained therein.
Your data will be stored on a server hosted the data centre of Hetzner Online AG, Stuttgarter Str. 1 in 91710 Gunzenhausen. The data you submit is processed directly and exclusively by igus®.
Your application data is used exclusively within our company and for application purposes. It is not passed on to any third parties. On the basis of your application documents, we review whether there are any alternative vacancies within our company and will likewise mention these jobs to you.
Your personal data is stored only as long as necessary and subject to strict compliance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). If you have applied for a specific vacancy and we would like to keep your personal data for future job advertisements, we will always ask for your consent beforehand.
If we have not been provided with consent to store your application for a longer period, your profile and your personal data will be automatically deleted 90 days after completion of your application process.
Is there a recruitment test?
Tests relating to the profession are taken as part of what is known as the 'trial day' (see also 'What is the application procedure?'). These tests are adapted to the requirements of the job in question. We will explain the details at your first meeting in person.
How can I submit a general application?
Click on 'Now go to general applications'. This will open a display. A form will open when you click on 'Apply now'. You only have to enter your contact details and your expected salary in the application form. You will then be able to upload your application documents (covering letter, CV and all certificates/references). This will take only a few minutes. You can upload several documents but the maximum file size permitted by the system is 25 MB. Please explain in your covering letter which task, specialist department or activity you are interested in.
Who can I contact with queries or problems?
The job advertisement will contain the name of your contact person. Contact details can be found on this page.
How long will I have to wait for an answer?
We carefully examine all documents together with the specialist departments. For this reason, please be patient for 2–3 weeks or so.
Can I also apply directly by e-mail?
Unfortunately, the volume of data that can be sent by e-mail is limited. To make sure that we receive all the documents you send, we recommend using the application portal to transmit your application documents.
Can I inquire about my chances on the telephone beforehand?
You are welcome to give us a call to clarify any questions you may have about the advertised positions. But it will be impossible to make a serious assessment of your chances before we have all the necessary documents.
Can I obtain additional information also on the phone?
You are welcome to call us. The telephone numbers can be found on this page.
Your contacts at igus®
Head of Human Resources Factories
Tel.: +49 (0)2203/9649-7732
E-mail to Michael Köllen
Support Staff Human Resources
Tel.: +49 (0)2203/9649-7888
E-mail to Hannah Dreßen
Consultant, Human Resources
Sales + Services
Tel.: +49 (0)2203/9649-7350
E-mail to Andrea Cravatzo