Questions and Answers - Applicants with Work Experience

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) for Applicants with Work Experience

ALBA Group job positions

How do I apply for a position at the ALBA Group?
You may apply by using our online job portal. Just click “Apply online” in the descriptions of positions that interest you. 

Which file formats may be used to send documents?
Please send documents formatted as PDF, JPEG, or Word files, up to 2 MB.

What is valued most in an applicant by the ALBA Group? 
When we select new employees, entrepreneurial thought and action are especially important to us. Beginning level work experience, through training or student internships, is desirable. The most interesting candidates stand out for their personal initiative, assertiveness, and strong motivation to get things done. Being pro-active is the most important guarantee of success.

How important is it to have previous work experience in the industry?  
For an internship at the ALBA Group, previous experience in the industry is not a necessity. We are certain that within a short amount of time, you will have become familiar with our business, and will be enthusiastically helping to shape the dynamic growth of the company.

Is it better to apply online or mail in a written application?
Please apply only using our online job portal. This insures that your application will be directed to the right person or persons, and subsequently processed quickly and efficiently. 

How should my application look? 
Your application must be complete with a cover letter, your personal data sheet in tabulated form (resume), school certificates, and any training certificates you may have.

To whom do I address my application?   
In general, each position gives the name of a contact person to whom you may address your application. In other instances, please address your application to the company offering the position you wish to apply for. When in doubt, one of our staff will be glad to assist you by telephone.

When is the earliest starting date for positions that do not mention an exact calendar date?
In general, it is no earlier than first day of the following month. The actual starting date will be agreed on by the department and the applicant selected for the position.   

I have already applied for a position – may I apply again/for another? 
If you did not make it through our selection process, you may re-apply, if you fulfil the requirements and have the required motivation.

What kind of selection process does ALBA Group utilise?
After your application is submitted via our online job portal, we will send you written confirmation that we received it. Depending on the position for which you applied, the individual department will conduct interviews. 

When can I expect to receive a response to my application?
As soon as your materials are submitted to us, we will send you confirmation. After this point, we will do all we can to process your application as quickly as possible. Because your application must carefully reviewed by a number of individuals and departments, however, it may take some time before we can send you a response. 

Are the positions up to date?
All positions advertised on our homepage are updated regularly. 

Where are the positions located? 
The location of each position is given in the description of the position. When in doubt, one of our staff will gladly assist you with information in a brief telephone call. 

How may I apply on my own initiative?   

Go to www.albagroup.de/karriere. There you can apply for administrative or technical positions. 

Which deadlines must I observe for applying on my own initiative?
As soon as your materials are submitted to us, we will send you written confirmation. After this point, we will do all we can to process your application as quickly as possible. Because your application must carefully reviewed by a number of individuals and departments, however, it may take some time before we can send you a response.