FAQ

Still got questions? You can find the answers to your questions here. Feel free to contact us directly if you have any further unanswered questions. We look forward to hearing from you and receiving your application!

 

Mäurer & Wirtz has its headquarters in Stolberg, a town near Aachen, Germany, that is steeped in tradition and referred to locally as "Kupferstadt" or Copper Town. We have compiled some information about our location on the Corporate Culture page. This is our company's only location in Germany. Here, our administrative staff work right next door to our production staff. We also have an external sales team in Germany that takes care of our customers on site. Plus, there's an external sales team based in the Netherlands that looks after sales in the Benelux countries.

Our company canteen offers varied and delicious meals throughout the day. We pay a subsidy for our employees, so you can eat at a discounted price. What's more, there is fresh fruit available for free at our meeting point whenever you need a snack. And, of course, there is also water.

We care deeply about the health of our employees. Our employees are the most important part of our company, which is why we are committed to keeping them healthy and have established occupational health management. In addition, you can join our company sports groups and there are a number of services available e.g. flu vaccinations or eye tests. Our on-site health centre will take care of your health concerns and offers a wide range of services.

 

 

Please apply online via our job portal. We look forward to receiving your application!

In addition to your up-to-date CV and your relevant certificates and references, we need you to send a cover letter, telling us who you are and why you are interested in the position.

The formats permitted are DOCX, PDF, image and text files. Each file can be up to a maximum of 5 MB.

How you design your application is, of course, up to you. We'd love to see your individual application. However, it is helpful for us if you specify your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date.

You can address your application to the relevant HR manager. You can always find out who this is at the bottom of the job advertisement you are interested in.

Please apply online via our career portal. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept applications sent by post.

Yes, you can save your application as a draft and come back to it later.

If you have any technical issues, please do not hesitate to contact the relevant HR manager by email or telephone. You can always find out who this is at the bottom of the job advertisement you are interested in.

When you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation of receipt from us immediately. However, please be patient afterwards so we can take a close look at your application documents.

We have set out the progression of our application process for you. Please take a look at the detailed presentation of the application process .

If there is currently no suitable vacancy for you, please feel free to send us an unsolicited application at any time. We have a separate job advertisement for unsolicited applications.

To make sure you never miss one of our vacancies, you can always check on our website or set up a job alert.

You are welcome to apply for more than one job at once. We would be delighted if several of our vacancies seemed attractive to you. It is best to send us a separate application for each position.

Of course, you are welcome to apply for other positions with us. If your application was turned down, this does not mean that you do not fit our company, but simply that someone else was a better match for the position in question. So why shouldn't you be the right person for another job?

The most important thing for us is that you are yourself in your interview! We want to get to know not only your professional qualifications but also your personality. For us, it's best when both aspects fit the position. In order to be well prepared, you should think about the role in question and reflect on what questions you would ask yourself in connection with the position and our company. We look forward to meeting you in person!

Of course, you should not have to pay the cost of coming to your interview. As such, we'll refund your travel expenses in accordance with our travel expenses policy. Please contact our HR managers for further details.

It's not a problem for us if you are abroad during the application process. For the first interview, we are happy to arrange a video interview. Nevertheless, we would like to meet you in person and get to know you before we offer you a job.

 

 

You can apply online via our job portal as normal. Feel free to contact one of our HR managers beforehand.

Yes, this is also possible because we value having a good work-life balance very highly and we allow our employees to maintain a good balance through flexitime systems and various part-time models. Feel free to check out our benefits.

Stagnation impedes real passion. That's why we constantly invest in the continuing education of our employees. We offer you the opportunity to take part in exciting internal or external seminars, extensive training courses or other attractive activities. A separate training budget per employee enables us to support your development as fully as possible depending on what is needed. We also offer in-house development programmes and exciting dialogue formats for sharing thoughts and ideas with your teammates. Do you have any questions about our training opportunities? Our staff development team will be happy to answer these questions!

Our production line rarely powers down. For this reason, shift work will also be required in our production team. The shifts are currently divided into an early shift and a late shift. Production staff only work weekends in special cases.

We offer you a collective agreement with 30 days' leave each year.

 

 

 

At Mäurer & Wirtz, you can get an insight into our fragrance world in many different areas and gain valuable practical experience. In particular, we are looking for motivated interns all year round in the marketing, human resources and packaging development departments. Depending on your interests, you can also do an internship in other areas such as sales, controlling or fragrance development. Just check out our job portal or contact us directly. We look forward to receiving your application!

Your internship should last at least three months so you can take on your own topics and projects. An ideal duration for you and us is six months so you can take on even more responsibility and really get involved.

At Mäurer & Wirtz, we always love exciting bachelor's or master's theses and are happy to support them. Simply contact your HR manager to discuss next steps.

Depending on the department and activity, we are also happy to offer work for students as well as holiday jobs (especially during the summer holidays in the production department). The best way to find out more is to speak to the relevant HR manager.

Yes, at Mäurer & Wirtz, you can do both a compulsory and a voluntary internship.

We do not have a set deadline for how early you have to apply for an internship. However, it is better to apply as early as possible so that you can secure the internship you want.

You're welcome to still apply for an internship with us if you are looking to orientate yourself in the world of work and already have your degree in the bag.

If you are doing an internship with us, you will have 2 days' leave per full month.

Yes, of course! You are welcome to complete your school work experience and gain exciting insight into our company.

You can also apply for school work experience via our application portal. We have a separate job advertisement for work experience while still at school. Please do not forget to specify the period and area in which you would like to complete your school work experience.

 

 

 

Yes. Our vacancies on our job portal will not be removed until they are filled.

This depends on the training position you are applying for. Just take a look at the individual job description to find out.

When making our decision, in addition to academic performance, we also consider your previous experience and your interests, e.g. (part-time) jobs, hobbies, social activities and our overall impression. As such, your average grades are not the only crucial aspect for our decision.

The duration of the training period depends on the apprenticeship profession. You will find more information in the individual job descriptions. With appropriate prior education and good performance in both the company and the vocational school, the trainee course may be completed in a shorter time.

We plan our staffing needs annually, so the number of trainee positions varies.

In principle, we train our trainees with the aim of them using and furthering the expertise they have gained in the trainee position in our company. As such, we try to take you on long-term after your training and we have a fixed hiring scheme for at least one year for all trainees.

Please apply online via the corresponding job advertisement. Unfortunately, we do not accept applications by post or email. All vacant trainee positions can be found in our trainee position section.

We need a cover letter showing your motivation for the training, a CV and your two most-recent references. If you also have further certificates from internships, language examinations, etc., you should add these too.

After careful examination of your documents, we will contact you promptly by email. If we feel you could be a good fit for us, we invite you to a hiring test, interview and/or assessment centre. If you impress us during the hiring process, you will receive a commitment from us in advance by telephone. The recruitment process may vary depending on the position.

In your interview, we would like to get to know you and better assess your expertise and skills. Just be yourself – that's the best way to find out if you're right for us and we're right for you. Think about why you are interested in the trainee position. We look forward to meeting you in person and having an authentic and open conversation.

You can apply at any time by looking at the available trainee positions. In general, you should apply for a trainee position about a year in advance if you want to start on the 1st August of the following year.

You are welcome to apply for multiple apprenticeships and programmes if your interests and qualifications match. However, please apply for each position individually via our job portal.

Your training allowance is subject to the applicable wage agreement. This may differ depending on your location.

At the beginning of your training, you will participate in an induction week. During this week you will learn important basics, get to know your way around the company premises and get to know the other trainees. There is also a two-day trip during this week to get to know each other better. For better support, at the beginning of your training period, you will be paired with a second-year mentor who will also take part in the trip. You will also take part in language courses and other training opportunities. At the end of your training, an exam preparation course ensures you are fully prepared for your final examination.