Application at TÜV Rheinland - Questions and Answers

The recruiting team at TÜV Rheinland - We focus on the applicant.

We recruiters are always on the search for suitable candidates and advise our management on HR issues. We accompany the process from the job advertisement to the signing of the contract. We screen your applications and conduct interviews together with colleagues from the business unit.

Within the recruiting team, customer orientation and service are of paramount importance. You can reach us by telephone or E-mail .

If you have any questions regarding the content or technical aspects of your application, please contact us at 0221 806-119. From Monday to Thursday from 8:00 - 17:00 h. and on Friday from 8:00 - 15:00 h. We look forward to hearing from you.

Application process at TÜV Rheinland

Application process at TÜV Rheinland

Application process in detail

Online application

Your application can only be submitted via our career page. The application process is very easy and takes only a few minutes. You will receive confirmation of receipt immediately after completing your application.

Analysis of documents by HR and business unit

After an examination of your documents by the HR department, the application will be forwarded to the responsible business unit. According to professional and personal criteria, your profile will be checked by the supervisor.


After careful examination of your documents, you will receive feedback from us.

Invitation to job interview

If your documents receive a positive feedback, we would like to invite you to a job interview. Usually, colleagues from HR and the business unit participate in the interview.

Feedback after the job interview

After consultation between the business unit and the HR department, we will give you feedback.

Contract creation

In case of positive feedback from both sides, your employment contract will be drawn up and sent to you.

Welcome to the TÜV Rheinland!

When the contract is signed, we are happy to welcome you at TÜV Rheinland.

Tips and FAQs on applying to TÜV Rheinland

Increase your chances in the application.

General information

  • Where would you like to work?
  • What is your availability, so when could you start working with us?
  • Why are you applying to TÜV Rheinland?
  • In which area at TÜV Rheinland would you like to work exactly?
  • What are your salary expectations?

Type of employment

  • Please indicate whether you would like to work full-time or part-time.
  • It is also important to state whether you are looking for a permanent position, an internship or if you want to be a working student.

Documents for your application at TÜV Rheinland.

Registration and Login

  • By registering in our application system, we can process your application faster and more reliably.
  • We have revised our application process and made it more convenient for you. You can complete your application in a few minutes.


  • Ideally we need from you: Cover letter, CV and testimonies. So we can get a comprehensive picture of your person.
  • The CV should ideally be in tabular form. The order is reversed chronologically, i.e. starting with your current activity.
  • In your CV, give details of your previous career, studies or training.
  • Please make sure that you also include details of your e-mail address, telephone number and address in your documents.

Technical requirements for documents

  • Documents can be uploaded as PDF, Word (.doc, .docx) or JPG.
  • We prefer the data in PDF format.
  • You can upload a maximum of 10 files.
  • The maximum size is 4 MB per file.
  • If possible, please upload all documents in one file.

Transmission of data

  • The transmission of your data is encrypted using the HTTPS method and is therefore protected against access by third parties.

Be prepared well.

Before the interview

  • Inform yourself in advance about the route, traffic situation and parking spaces for an on time and relaxed arrival.
  • Be informed about our company, here on our homepage you will find a lot of useful information.
  • Write down questions that you want to ask during the interview.
  • Prepare yourself for possible questions about yourself.
  • Make sure you present yourself appropriately.

During the interview

  • Know your CV and the job ad you applied for.
  • Ask questions that are relevant to the position's content and you will show the necessary interest in the position.
  • Give clear answers to formal questions about notice period and salary.
  • Be honest and don't promise anything that can't be kept later.

After the conversation

  • Have a little patience, usually we make a decision within 1 - 2 weeks.
  • If you have any questions or if there are any open points, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • We are very open to feedback. Please give us a personal feedback, or rate us on kununu or Glassdoor .
  • In the event of a cancellation, we will do our best to respond to your request for personal feedback.

Career blog - a look behind the scenes

Preparing for a job interview

Writing a unsolicited application

TÜV Rheinland career blog - Recruiter talk

Career tips from real HR professionals – our recruiters will give you practical tips and helpful advice on all aspects of your career and application.

They invite you to discuss new work topics and answer your questions about the application process.

Job search

Important information on applications in corona times

  • The application and selection process for the positions advertised on our job portal continues as always. You can therefore continue to apply for TÜV Rheinland job offers as usual.
  • Please note that due to the situation, the processes may take a little longer than usual. Nevertheless, we try to pass on initial feedback to our applicants as quickly as possible.
  • For our job interviews, we increasingly make use of video and telephone interviews
  • In the case of presence appointments, we strictly observe the required distances and all necessary hygiene regulations.
  • In consultation with our departments, we will offer you one of the three above mentioned options, depending on the individual situation.
  • We leave it up to our applicants to decide whether they wish to conduct a conversation by telephone, Skype/Video or in person on site.
  • If applicants do not feel comfortable with our offer for a job interview, please let us know so that we can find an alternative solution together.
  • It is particularly important for us to emphasize the following: You will not be disadvantaged in the selection process if you do not wish to appear in person for an interview due to the current situation and prefer an interview by phone or Skype.

Further information on how we as the company TÜV Rheinland deal with Covid-19 can be found here .

TÜV Rheinland Career Team

Do you have contentwise or technical questions about your application at TÜV Rheinland?

Do you have contentwise or technical questions about your application at TÜV Rheinland?

We will be happy to help you under +49 221 806-119. You can reach us Monday to Thursday from 8:00 - 17:00 hrs. Friday from 8:00 - 15:00 h. Of course you can also contact us in writing. We look forward to hearing from you.