Questions & Answers

Applying for a Job
How can I apply for a job?

Submit your application online. For applications in the USA and Germany, use our job application assistant. If you don't have regular online access, read our advice listed under "Questions & Answers."

Which documents should I enclose with my WACKER job application?

Your job application documents should refer to the position you're interested in. They should also be complete and informative. These documents include a cover letter or letter stating why you're interested in the position, as well as your resumé, qualifications/certificates and perhaps letters of reference. If you send us an unsolicited job application, please tell us your preferred work area and, if applicable, site location.

Our Application Assistant enables you to upload all necessary documents – either as separate files or combined in a single file (complete application documents).

What's more, you can use the assistant to enter your personal data in the form's fields. You yourself can change, replace or delete such data at any time.

Can I submit multiple applications?

Yes, you can apply for several positions at a time once you've been registered. But you can't apply for more than three positions at once. Carefully select the positions you apply for. You won't increase your chances by applying for as many jobs as possible. Take the opportunity to activate your job applicant profile. Thus, regardless of your present application or even if you are not successful with an application, your profile remains available.

If you've already registered and wish to reapply, use the "login for registered applicants" link.

How do I activate my job applicant profile?

After login, you can activate your job applicant profile anytime and also deactivate it again if you wish. To do this, go to the Candidate Cockpit and click on the "Change Profile Status" link. You have the option of activating or deactivating your job applicant profile before sending an application.

Can I also submit spontaneous applications?

If you didn’t find a suitable position among our current job openings, please check our postings periodically. You can also Register and set up a job agent to automatically notify you when new positions of interest are posted.

I have further questions. Whom can I contact directly?

If you have further questions about job applications, please contact our job applicant service .

Is my data being treated confidentially?

Yes, your data will be treated in utmost confidence and is subject to data protection. We will only use your personal details to facilitate the application process. You can withdraw or delete your application anytime. You can also block your applicant profile or delete your entire registration whenever you want. You'll find further information in the data protection declaration .

Applying Online
Applying Online - How Does That Work?

You must register before you can submit your first job application. To do so, you will need a regularly used email address. Our job application assistant will then take you through the various stages, such as your name, address, prior education/training, questionnaire, attached documents, and transmission. You can enter your personal data and upload documents. Besides being able to modify or add to your profile at any time, you can also check the status of your application(s) or reapply.

Using our assistant is the best way to give us the information we need for reviewing your application.

If you reapply at a later date, you only need to adapt your cover letter so that it is relevant to the new position. Then upload it and, if necessary, update your profile.

Although job applications are handled electronically, one or more HR employees will be personally dealing with each application, which will be given due care and consideration and, of course, treated in confidence.

Has the assistant been known to automatically filter out or even decline a job application?

No, your application won't be filtered electronically in any way or even automatically declined. One or more HR employees will be personally dealing with each application, which will be given due care and consideration and, of course, treated in confidence. Using our assistant is the best way to give us the information we need for reviewing your application.

What system requirements are necessary for online applications?

All conventional browsers, except Safari, Opera and Netscape:

  • Internet Explorer 5.50 and higher
  • Firefox Version 1.0 and higher
  • Mozilla Suite 1.7.5 and higher
  • Netscape Navigator 7.0 and higher (but Version 7.1 is not recommended)
  • Adobe FlashPlayer version 9.0.124 and higher

Don't block the use of cookies. These "cookie" files are deleted from your PC once you've stopped using the online application function. Please deactivate pop-up blockers, if applicable. You'll also need Acrobat Reader for certain documents.

I don't have a PC or notebook with online access. How can I send you my documents online?

You can also use a friend's PC/notebook or send your application from an internet café. Internet cafés usually allow you to scan documents.

I have a computer with online access but don't have an email account. How do I get an email account?

Many providers, such as gmx.de, google.de and web.de, will provide you will an email account free of charge.

I don't have a scanner for my documents. What should I do?

You can get your documents scanned at a copyshop or internet café.

How do I get my access data?

Once you've registered for the first time, your personal access data will be automatically sent to the email address that you have specified, regardless of whether you entered further data or have submitted a job application.

How long does it take to fill in the online application assistant?

Please take sufficient time to fill in the online application assistant. Answer all questions fully and in detail. The mandatory fields are asterixed (*). If you've prepared yourself well, you should need about 20 - 30 minutes.

How can I prepare myself well?

You will be well prepared and reduce the time it takes to enter your data if your documents are already available in file form. You can upload files in the following formats: .doc, .docx, .txt, .ppt, .pdf, .tif, .gif, .bmp, .jpg or .html. Maximum size of all files is 10MB. Unfortunately, we can't handle any file formats not listed here (including zip files).

How do I know whether my job application was sent?

When you send your application, confirmation of receipt will be automatically sent to your email address. Our HR and specialist staff will need some time to carefully review your application documents. As soon as we have reached a decision, we will contact you. So, please don't contact us until we've contacted you.

How can I check out?

Please click on the link "Log Off" in the Candidate Cockpit.

Can I view my job application?

Yes, you can access your application and personal profile after login anytime during or after the application phase and then check your application status, for example.

How can I delete or withdraw my application?

You can withdraw or delete your application anytime. But you can reapply for positions for which you have withdrawn or deleted previous applications. If you withdraw your application, your personal details will remain saved in our system, even if you are not hired.

Can I delete my data?

Yes, you can. To do so, you must log on and specifically delete your data by checking out. The "delete all details" check-out function can be found on your individualized homepage. Please note that your details will be removed completely. You must re-enter all your information if you wish to register again. Pending applications cannot be considered once you have checked out or deleted your details. Along with deleting your details, you can also withdraw or delete just your job application.

I've forgotten my "login" password. What should I do?

You can email yourself a new password. The link for the "Forgotten password?" function is located on the login field for registered applicants. Enter your user name or email address to request a new password there. Don't register twice!

I've forgotten my "login" user name. What should I do?

You can email yourself your user name. Use the link for the "Forgotten password?" function on the login field for registered applicants. Enter your email address to request a new password and your user name. Don't register twice!

Why isn't the online application displayed?

The applicant pages are displayed in a pop-up window. Please remember not to block pop-up windows in your browser default settings.