Excellent opportunities for Graduates

Are you ready to start your career now? With us you can get your career going and plan for the long-term. Whether you are interested in a global Graduate programme or a direct entrant in a special field - you get to decide how you want to start your career with us.

Direct Entry Take responsibility directly "on the job"

If you are looking for excitement, challenges and plenty of variety then the MAHLE UK Graduate Programme is just what you are looking for. Every individual here at MAHLE is able to succeed and encouraged to reach their full potential within a culture that promotes diversity, inclusion and mutual respect.

The ‘ONE MAHLE TEAM’ approach ensures that from day one, your work will be both challenging and exciting and we will support your passion and growth to become the best engineer that you can be. As a business we believe in a strong investment into our Graduates because you are the future of our business.

What qualifies you

Depending on the position and the tasks focus, we are looking for graduates in different disciplines. Engineers, computer scientists, sales personnel and experts in other disciplines will all find interesting jobs here. Are you enthusiastic about your area of expertise, are you curious and do you want to take responsibility? Apply now.

The kinds of profiles we are currently looking for can be found in our current job advertisements for graduates.

Our Selection Process

Once your application has been received by us, you will automatically receive an acknowledgement of receipt. We will check your documents and then arrange a time for a telephone interview if we are interested in you. If the phone conversation proves positive for both of us, face-to-face interview(s) will then ensue. And after that? Ideally, you will receive a job offer as soon as possible and then sign a contract.

Qiang Zhao, Technical Sales

"Right from the start, MAHLE showed great confidence in me. For example, as a young graduate I have already taken on responsibility for some pretty major projects. Learning and personal development are an ongoing process at MAHLE, because every role you are given is unique."

Qiang Zhao, Technical Sales

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International Trainee Program

Do you want to get ahead professionally? As an international graduate, you will get the right training from us. Regardless of whether your vocation is technical or commercial, exciting roles, variety and international exchanges are all part of the program – naturally. On a broad basis and looking over the horizon, we will prepare you for the future, demanding roles that you will take on. Once you successfully complete the program, nothing will stand in your way of a career at MAHLE.

The Program – a Quick Look

This structured two-year programme will give you the experience, training, exposure and knowledge you will need to achieve a successful career as an Engineer here at MAHLE.

  • Together, with other graduates, you will attend formal learning events that are tailored to develop both your interpersonal and technical skills.
  • Mentors from different departments and personal development will support you through your first two years and beyond.
  • You will have exposure to various projects and customers.
  • You will be provided with opportunities to work with some of our leading technical experts and senior leaders across our business.
  • We actively encourage and support you to fulfil the professional requirements of the IMechE to become a Chartered Engineer.
  • Whatever you want to do after completing the MAHLE Graduate Programme, you will be guaranteed a permanent role with us.

This qualifies you

As a graduate engineer at MAHLE we are looking for the following attributes:

  • Dedication, enthusiasm and focused on fulfilling your potential as an engineer of the future with openness to new challenges and a drive to succeed.
  • You will take responsibility for your own personal growth and development and seek opportunities to build your career here at MAHLE.
  • You will be a logical thinker who is adept at finding creative solutions to challenging problems
  • You will be a good communicator with the ability to build relationships with colleagues, suppliers and customers.

Your Application

So, the international graduatetrainee program is exactly the right starting point for your career and you have found a trainee position you like in one of the job advertisements? Then apply directly via the MAHLE recruiting portal, eMploy. That way we will be able to obtain a first impression of you quickly and easily. Access to the portal is available in every job advertisement - just click on the "Apply" button.

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Our Selection Process

Your application has sparked our interest. Now you can convince us personally. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to get to know us better.

Typically, there is a two-step approach to this: To start off, there will be an initial technical and competency based interview. After that, you will receive an invitation to our Assessment Centre. Individual and group exercises and tests will be conducted there and will enable you to prove your talent.

And if you like us as much as we like you, you'll soon be holding a contract in your hands.

Tips for the Assessment Centre

  • Be well prepared.
  • Show interest and ask questions. We will be happy to answer them.
  • Listen carefully and respond to what has been said.
  • Work on the exercises analytically and in a structured way.
  • Show the real you.
  • Share your thoughts with us.
  • Present yourself actively, so that we can get to know you better.
  • Stay calm. If you are unsuccessful in a particular task, that doesn't mean you have failed altogether.
Anabelle Silcher, Quality Management Specialist

" My career at MAHLE began as a graduate. Primarily, I found the company's global orientation and wide range of possibilities, collegiate approach, openness and teamwork were particularly important for me – and quality is my key area, after all."

Anabelle Silcher, Quality Management Specialist

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