Here’s How the Application Process Works at MAHLE

The best and fastest way for you to apply for a job in in North America is online - using the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal. We have put together the most important steps for you here. You can also track your application’s progress.

There are different ways to apply for jobs advertised at our international locations. Just select the respective country on the world map to learn more.

Your Online Application

The “Apply Now” button on each job posting takes you directly to the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal. The first time you apply online at MAHLE, you need to complete your registration. When you next visit the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal, you can log in using your e-mail address and the password you created. To follow your application status, you can log in to your recruiting portal at any time.

Click here to access the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal.

Documents to Complement Your Application

Your complete CV or resume is the most important document for us to begin the application process. If you have additional documents, such as a cover letter or certificates, please submit those too. If needed, you can also send additional documents at a later point in time.

The following documentation is required with your application:

  • Complete CV or resume. You can simply upload these in the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal.

Further, depending upon the job, various documents which can also be submitted:

  • Work Certificates
  • Credentials
  • Proof of Apprenticeship(s) and Continuing Education
  • Enrollment and School Certificates

Please note that your files should be in one of the following formats: DOC, DOCX, JPG, JPEG, PDF, PPT, PPTX.

Through the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal in a Few Steps

  • In addition to your personal data, we also need your CV for your application to MAHLE If you would like you can also upload additional files, such as letters and credentials. You can also submit these later if need be.
  • Our application wizard leads you quickly and easily through your application in a few steps:
    • Personal Data
    • Cover Letter
    • Uploading Your Files
    • Overview and Release

  • Are you interested in several positions, rather than just one? No problem! Since you’re already registered in the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal, you only need to update your data after clicking on the "APPLY NOW" button at the next job description.
Application process

The Next Steps With Your Application

  • You have sent your online application to the responsible contact who is named on the job description. We confirm receipt by email.
  • Our recruiting team will check your documents and forward these to the right department.
  • If the feedback is positive, we will call you. You can discuss your first questions in this telephone call with your contact from our recruiting team.
  • We look forward to learning more about you in this personal discussion. You will receive detailed information about the department and the position to be filled. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to learn more about your potential new employer. Above all, you can tell us your expectations for your future job.
  • If we're both convinced that we should work together, there’s nothing in the way of our presenting and your accepting of our job offer.
  • Depending upon your career level, there might be additional selection processes such as, such an assessment center for graduates who apply for the international graduate program. This information as well as instructions about possible application deadlines can be found on the pages of the respective entry levels.

Ways to Apply

Apply by email

If it's not possible for you to submit your application to us online, you can send us your application by email. The address for the responsible contact can be found in each job description.

Please note that we will process your application digitally at MAHLE.

Apply by Mail

If it's not possible for you to submit your application to us online, you can send us your application by mail. Please send us your printed application directly to the contact shown in the job description. The address of the respective location is found under "Our Locations”.

Karoline Poguntke, Head of Recruiting

" We have learned that applicants have very individual questions about their applications. We try to help clarify these first and are there to help with all topics related to your application. You can find the right contact person directly in the job description.”

Karoline Poguntke, Head of Recruiting

Additional information


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