“I would definitely choose Hochland again. My friends and acquaintances are always amazed when I tell them about what Hochland does for its staff.”
People who have many reasons to smile.
Today: Günter Kiy, TPB mechanic

No kidding: We look forward to seeing you!

Have you looked around our pages? And do your head and gut feeling say yes to a possible entry at Hochland? Then take the decisive step: Send your application!

Note: Please do not send us an unsolicited application. Instead, activate your personal Job Agent which will regularly inform you about matching job offers in Germany.

Are you interested in a position in one of the Hochland subsidiaries abroad? In that case you can apply for the job directly there!

Please also note that we announce each vacancy in our company. After all, we want to offer our employees new chances and development opportunities. If the qualification is the same, the internal candidate is given priority.

Alright? Then send your paperless application quickly and easily via our job portal. Your advantage: You can view the status of your application any time. Since we conscientiously check every application, the process may take some time. We will contact you as soon as possible with further information.

And here are some top tips for your application

  • No matter which position you are interested in: You need good oral and written communication skills in German (at least Level B2).
  • We are particularly interested in why you are applying for this job and why you want to work with Hochland. So please be specific in your letter.
  • For your application documents, our principle is: less is more. You may skip qualifications that are not related to the job profile. We would like to know why you are the right candidate both professionally and personally.
  • In the job interview, what counts most for us is the personal impression. Do you fit to Hochland? Do you share our values? These are questions we want to find answers to.

The application process at Hochland. This is how you can join us!

Application process

How to become part of the Hochland family

1. Receipt of application

All applications are exclusively received via our online applicant portal.

2. Collecting the applications

All applications will be collected before we start the selection process. This can take some time.

3. Preselection

Based on the requirements of the respective job, our recruiters will make a pre-selection together with the department.


TRAINEES

4. Recruitment test

After you have cleared the first hurdle,
you will receive an invitation to our
online recruitment test which you can
easily do from your home.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
AND EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES

4. Job interview

Your application has been convincing
and shortlisted in the preselection?
Great, now we look forward
to a personal conversation with you.

5. Job interview

You have done really well in the
recruitment test? Great, now we
look forward to a personal
conversation with you.

5. Second
job interview
(Optional)

Off to the second round!
We will maybe invite you
to a second job interview.

6. One-day work trial (Optional)

Almost there!
In some cases a trial day will
take place during which you
can get to know your workplace
and your future colleagues.

7. Employed

Done!
Welcome to the Hochland family.

Application process

How to become part of the Hochland family
TRAINEES
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
AND EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES

1. Receipt of application

All applications are exclusively received via our online applicant portal.

2. Collecting the applications

All applications will be collected before we start the selection process. This can take some time.

3. Preselection

Based on the requirements of the respective job, our recruiters will make a pre-selection together with the department.

4. Recruitment test

After you have cleared the first hurdle, you will receive an invitation to our online recruitment test which you can easily fill in at home.

5. Job interview

You have done really well in the recruitment test? Great, now we look forward to a personal conversation with you.

6. One-day work trial (Optional)

Almost there!
In some cases a trial day will take place during which you can get to know your workplace and your future colleagues.

7. Employed

Done!
Welcome to the Hochland family.

1. Receipt of application

All applications are exclusively received via our online applicant portal.

2. Collecting the applications

All applications will be collected before we start the selection process. This can take some time.

3. Preselection

Based on the requirements of the respective job, our recruiters will make a pre-selection together with the department.

4. Job interview

Your application has been convincing and shortlisted in the preselection? Great, now we look forward to a personal conversation with you.

5. Second job interview
(Optional)

Off to the second round! We will maybe invite you to a second job interview.

6. One-day work trial (Optional)

Almost there!
In some cases a trial day will take place during which you can get to know your workplace and your future colleagues.

7. Employed

Done!
Welcome to the Hochland family.

Job Agent

No matching job for you? Then set up a Job Agent in online job portal! We will automatically send you job offers matching with the criteria you entered.

FAQs

Any questions left? Your application should not get lost for this reason. That is why we have compiled our answers to the most important questions for you ‒
from general to target group-specific information. We are sure that this will help you reach your application target faster!

  • Regarding your application
  • For School Students
  • For University Students
  • Online Candidate Portal
Whom can I contact or to whom should I address my letter?

If you do not have a contact person, we recommend that you contact Hochland in general. In this case, you can start your letter as follows: "Dear Ladies and Gentlemen".

Can you place several applications at the same time?

If you are interested in several positions, you may run the corresponding applications in parallel in the online job portal. It is important to us that you deal with it openly and inform us during a job interview that you have also applied in other areas.

When do I receive feedback on my application?

We attach great importance to making the selection process as fast as possible. After receiving your application, it will be checked in a timely manner by our HR Business Partners and the department involved. Then we will inform you if you are invited to a personal job interview (or an employment test when applying for an apprenticeship). Please understand that due to the large number of vacancies and applications, it can sometimes take several weeks before the first feedback.

Where can I send my application? Can I send my documents by post to a human resources manager instead of applying online?

An application to Hochland is only possible online. Apply for job vacancies via our online job portal.

I'm interested in working with Hochland, but none of the jobs offered match my profile. How can I apply spontaneously?

If there is no suitable job offer for you, you can set up a Job Agent in the job vacancies, which informs you automatically as soon as a vacancy in your area of interest is available.

Why does Hochland prefer online applications?

Applying online has many benefits for you and also Hochland:

  • The application can be processed much faster (no post, no paperwork for you, no data entry for us)
  • Automatic confirmation of receipt
  • Current daily status query on your application
  • cost savings (no application folder and stamps necessary)
  • It is also possible to attach CVs, photos, certificates etc.
  • Environmentally friendly (less paper)
  • We consider Online applications as reputable as paper applications.
How do I know whether the process will continue after the interview ?

Ask your conversation partner after the interview how to proceed, and when you will get feedback.

Whom can I contact if I have questions about my application?

Our recruiting team will be pleased to answer any questions about your application. Here is the corresponding Contact Form.

When should I apply for a trial internship?

If you are interested in a trial internship, you should send the application 3-6 months before the beginning of the internship. Please note that in a voluntary internship during the holidays you have to be at least 15 years old.

How and when can I apply for a trial internship?

An application for a trial internship is only possible online. Please apply via our online job portal to the position offered there.

What qualifications do I need for an internship?

For all internships, you must currently be a matriculated student or be between a bachelor's and master's degree.

When should I apply for an internship?

If you are interested in a voluntary or mandatory internship at Hochland, your application should be received by Hochland 3-6 months before the desired start date.

How can I apply to do a thesis at Hochland?

You will find the internships you are looking for in our online job portal.

Which degree theses are supervised by Hochland?

Hochland supervises both bachelor and master theses.

Are internships at Hochland remunerated?

All voluntary internships and mandatory internships at Hochland are remunerated with the current minimum wage.

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

Once we have received your documents, you will receive an automatic confirmation by e-mail.

How do I know if a position offered on the career side is still vacant?

Hochland vacancies are constantly updated. On our homepage only vacant positions are displayed.

What is the current status of my application?

You can follow the application process in the log-in area of online candidate portal under the Job applications tab.