The Application Process

Are you interested in working for Webasto and would like to apply?
We will show you how to proceed in just a few steps.

For data protection reasons, applications may only be submitted via the online job portal.

Good to Know – Tips from Our Talent Acquisition Team

Online Form

Please ensure that you fill out the online form completely and without errors to allow our recruiters to process your application.

Attachments

We require a detailed CV together with relevant references to allow a comprehensive assessment of your application. However, a cover letter is optional. In addition, non-EU citizens must attach a valid residence and work permit. The format of the attachments plays no role in how your application is considered – we prefer PDF files because they are more readable.

Data

Please remember that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please also include a (private) email address and phone number where we can best reach you.

Application

Do not apply for too many positions at the same time. Our recruitment team proactively checks if your profile is a match for other positions. This is possible if you indicate this in your application accordinglyin our online form.

The Application Process at Webasto

  • Application Submission

    As soon as you have found a Webasto job advertisement that suits you, you can conveniently submit your application to us via our online career portal. Here you can upload your resume and other documents - such as relevant references and certificates.

  • Interview

    After a positive review of your documents, we look forward to getting to know you better. For this purpose, we will invite you to an initial interview via video conference. The aim of the initial interview is to clarify the professional requirements and to find out whether we are a good fit for each other.

  • Face-To-Face Meeting

    Following a positive initial interview, we will invite you to a second interview – this is usually a face-to-face meeting at one of our Webasto sites. Here you can expand on topics that have already been addressed, clarify open questions from the initial interview and you will have the opportunity to get to know other Webasto employees.

    Since the health of our employees and candidates is our top priority, we will find a flexible solution in response to the current coronavirus situation on a case-by-case basis.

  • Positive Feedback and Issue of an Offer of Employment

    We enjoyed positive conversations with you and would be happy to welcome you as a new Webasto employee! Before we pass the final employment contract to the Works Council you will, as the applicant, first receive a sample contract by email for you to confirm. This sets out all of the important details about the employment relationship.

  • You Are Hired

    We are looking forward to our cooperation and your start at Webasto.

    If you’re unsuccessful at your first attempt – stay optimistic. Many applicants who are potentials for other Webasto job vacancies will be considered again.

  • Our Onboarding

    We are very much aware that moving to a new company can bring new challenges. That is why we support you at the start of your new job at Webasto with a structured onboarding program.

    From the very first day, we will provide you with a mentor with experience to actively support you with questions and your onboarding.

Your Job Interview

Tips for Your Virtual Job Interview

  • We conduct our virtual interviews via Microsoft Teams. Please familiarize yourself with this in advance to avoid any difficulties during the interview.

  • Please test both your video and sound before the interview. .

  • Find a suitable environment for the interview that allows you to focus on the conversation. A suitable background also contributes to a positive overall impression.

  • During the virtual interview, focus fully on your interviewer and block out other messages on your computer.

Tips for Your Personal Job Interview

  • Find out in advance about what you would like to know from Webasto and about the job.

  • Take the opportunity to address and clarify open questions in the conversation.
  • Be authentic, open-minded and honest - we are looking forward to to get to know you!

FAQs

  • A resume, relevant references, cover letter (optional).

  • Yes, you can find more information here. However, please visit our job portal first and check the advertised positions.

  • Please limit yourself to a maximum of 3-5 applications. Internally, your profile will also be considered for alternative positions, provided you have indicated this in your application.

  • No, please only upload your application documents to the job portal (link). For data protection reasons, applications sent by email or post cannot be considered.

  • Yes, all positions advertised on the job portal have not yet been filled and are open to application.

  • You will first receive confirmation of receipt of your application documents. You can expect a reply about 2-3 weeks   following the confirmation of receipt.

  • Support options will be discussed with the respective recruiter during the contract negotiations.

  • You can access your account by logging in to the job portal and editing your application data there.

  • The initial interview is conducted virtually, whereas the second interview could take place on site, depending on the current situation. We will inform you in advance of the current regulations applicable at our site. In this regard, we observe the existing official requirements.

Do you have further questions? Please feel free to contact us!