Application Questions

Where should I send my application?

If you are responding to a specific job advertisement, you will find the link to apply at the bottom of the advertisement. If you have a general interest in the company, please register with the eMploy Talent Pool.

Where do I send my application if I am interested in more than one position?

The general rule is to apply to each position you are interested in.

In what areas is MAHLE looking for new employees?

In North America, we are currently looking for employees in the following areas: Research and Development, Design, Sales, Procurement, Logistics, I.T, Human Resources and Controlling. Aside from these, you can support us in many other areas too.

What opportunities for professional development will I have at MAHLE?

On the one hand, we offer a multifaceted training program with courses on topics ranging from labor law to product training and time management. On the other hand, we have developed a special employee-development program for you. The development measures that are best suited to helping you achieve your career goals are determined in annual job-performance review. Find out more under “Working at MAHLE

What are the next steps in the application process?

You will automatically receive an acknowledgment indicating that your application was received. Your application will be reviewed by our Recruiting Department and then you will be contacted if your skill sets match the requirements of the position.

What can I expect to happen during the job interview?

During the job interview you will meet with the Human Resources Manager and the Manager/Director of the Department in which you have applied. You can expect an engaging conversation around the requirements of the role.

What advice can you give me about the job interview?

For us, it’s really important to get an impression of your professional goals, and requirements of the role, MAHLES culture, and how your skills best match the opening.

What are your areas of strength and potential?

Make sure you know what MAHLE is and does and are familiar with the operations of the area you applied for. You can find detailed information on our Web site ( We look forward to your questions about us. Why is MAHLE the right place for you and how can you support our company?

Which browser settings need to be activated so that I can apply via the MAHLE recruiting portal eMploy?

The standard supported browsers for accessing the MAHLE recruiting portal eMploy are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox

I have registered to the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal eMploy. Until now I have not received any confirmation of my registration yet. What might be the reason?

Please check if the confirmation email has been sent to your spam folder. It is also possible that you have provided an incorrect email address. If this is the case, please log on to the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal eMploy and correct your details. In case you still need help, please contact our Technical Support team,

While registering at the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal eMploy, I received the message “Username/e-mail address is already in use.” What can I do?

You probably have already registered at the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal eMploy. Please check this first of all. If this is not the case and your username has already been assigned, please choose a different name. For your convenience, we suggest that you use your email address as your username.

I have forgotten my username/password. How can I find out what they are?

If you have forgotten your username or password, please click here.

How do I change my password?

Please click here.

Which documents should I have ready when I apply online?

Please have the following documents ready when applying: Cover letter, résumé, transcripts, other report cards as well as certificates, recommendations, and/or references relevant to the corresponding job posting.

What do I need to consider when uploading my documents?

Your uploaded documents should not exceed 10 MB at total. Please ensure that the files you upload are in one of the following formats: DOC, DOCX, JPG, JPEG, PDF, PPT, or PPTX.

When can the HR team review my application?

Our HR team can only see your application once you have completed and sent it.

Can I continue with my application later if I take a break from filling it out?

Yes you can. When you are filling out your application, your data is saved every time you move on to the next page. The next time you log in, you can complete or update your profile. Click here to complete your application now.

Can I complete or update my profile after I have sent the application?

Yes, you can also complete or update your profile at any time after you have sent your application. The only exception here is your cover letter; this cannot be changed later. Furthermore your contact person will not be informed about any changes you make to your profile.

Click here to login to you profile and complete your application.

How do I know that my application has been successfully received?

After we have successfully received your application, you will be sent a confirmation email. You application will be checked now by our personal department contact person.

How can I approve my profile for the applicant pool?

You can activate your profile for the applicant pool under the tab “Overview & approval”. At this point, we recommend you to check the box so that your profile can be considered for other job vacancies as well.

I have registered myself for the applicant pool but still have not heard anything. What might be the reason?

Our HR team only refers to this pool if we do not receive any suitable applications through the usual channels. We will only contact you if this is the case and your profile matches the criteria for the particular job posting. We therefore recommend being proactive and subscribing to one or more suitable job agents here.

How do I withdraw my application?

You can withdraw your application by marking it and clicking on the “Withdraw” button. If you have not yet sent off your application, you can just delete it.

What do the different application statuses mean?

“In draft form” means that your application is still incomplete and has not yet been sent. Once you send off your application, the contact person for the job vacancy will review your application and set the status to “in progress.” If you no longer want your application to be considered for the application process, please withdraw it.

The previous FAQs have not answered my questions. Who can help me?

Should you have any further questions about the position advertised or about your application, the contact person mentioned in the job vacancy will be happy to answer your questions. Just use the telephone number provided in the job ad. For technical issues, please contact our Support team via email.


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