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FAQ Application

Future in Your Hands

Future in Your Hands

TÜV SÜD applicants’ most common questions

  • Is there any general advice for applying at TÜV SÜD?

    Before applying, you may carefully review the tasks and requirements from a job advertisement and specifically apply for positions that match your skills and interests. If you are available for several job locations, please let us know when submitting your application.
    Please also ensure that your application data is complete and that your application includes your CV and, if required, your transcripts of grades, certification documents, and letters of references.

  • What aspects of an application are especially relevant for TÜV SÜD?

    At TÜV SÜD we are looking for applicants who love collaborating and can think outside of their own business unit to serve our customers on a global and local level. Making decisions that matter and challenging yourself for society’s sake to leave a mark plays an important role. Facing technical challenges every day to unleash your passion for technology should be also part of your interests. Thus, we prefer that our applicants be informed about our company culture and be able to explain why they would like to work for TÜV SÜD. Find out more about working at TÜV SÜD and get a better understanding of who we are looking for here.

  • How can I apply at TÜV SÜD?

    To apply at TÜV SÜD, you must register through our recruitment system. This is necessary to ensure fast and effective processing of your application. Therefore, it is unfortunately not possible to apply by post or mail. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • How long does it take to apply?

    There are two ways of applying within our recruitment system. First, you may use our simple one-click application tool which only takes a few seconds. There is also the option of using a more detailed application process which can take up to ten minutes but allows you to furnish more detailed information.

  • What kinds of data are needed for applying?

    In general, the only mandatory information needed for us to successfully process your application are your name, email address and CV. Nevertheless, it is helpful if you also provide us with information about your education, work experience, certification documents and references. You can add and update this information in your “Candidate File” in your account on our career website. During the application process you might, if necessary due to requirements of a specific position, also be asked for further personal data. We only request data which are relevant for the position and in line with the local laws of the positions for which you are applying. For further information please review our privacy statement as well.

  • Are general / unsolicited applications accepted?

    Yes, it is possible to submit a general / unsolicited application by applying for one of our general applications. For this, you only need to create an account in our recruitment system and provide your name, email address and a CV. Your application will then be added to our talent pool and will be available for all TÜV SÜD recruiters all over the world. Also, it will be cross-checked against current vacancies.
    You can choose to update or edit your general application profile anytime in your “Personal File” in your account on our career website.
    Nevertheless, in general it is more promising to apply for a specific position published in our list of job postings.

  • Can I save my application and complete it at a later date?

    Yes, you can. To do this, you will have to complete the first page of the application form and click on the “Save” button to create and save your application. Your login details will be the ones you defined on the first page. You may log in to your account subsequently to submit the draft of your application which can be found under the section “Track my Applications”.
    Please note that your application will already be available to our HR department once you click the “Save” button. Nevertheless, it will only be considered if you decide to submit it.

  • Can I submit several applications at the same time?

    Yes, you can. As soon as you create an account in our recruitment system you can easily apply for as many jobs as you like without having to add your data once more. You can choose to update or edit your profile for every single job in your “Candidate File”.

  • Who can I contact concerning a specific job advertisement?

    For questions or inquiries concerning a specific job advertisement you can contact the responsible recruiting team mentioned in the job posting or on the local career page. In terms of general questions and inquiries regarding our recruitment processes or recruitment system, please contact [email protected].

  • When will I get feedback regarding my application?

    As soon as you submit your application, you will receive an email confirming its receipt. If your application is being considered, you will be able to track its status by logging into our recruitment system on the career page and reviewing the section “Track my Application”. Our HR department carefully assesses each application to make a preliminary decision.

  • I am handicapped. Will I be supported during the application process?

    If you have special needs or are handicapped in any way, we offer you the opportunity to support you to the best of our abilities, for example by providing barrier-free interview locations. If you would like to seek any kind of assistance, please contact the local recruiting team.

    Please note that providing us with such information will not have any impact on our candidate selection process at all, that providing such information is voluntary and that we will never actively ask you to provide such information.