Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply to Rieter?

You can use the online form in the “Job Market” or send your application documents directly by e-mail or post to the contact person in the job advertisement.

Are the advertised jobs up-to-date?

Yes, the job offers on our website are always up-to-date and vacant. Filled positions are removed from the Internet and local platforms.

Can I correct an incorrect online application?

Yes, simply apply again, and use the comments box to inform us accordingly. We will then work with the corrected version.

How can I be sure that you have received my application?

We acknowledge all applications, regardless of whether you apply via the online form or by e-mail.

Who should I send my application to?

Send the application to the contact person indicated in the job advertisement. Otherwise, address your application to the relevant Human Resources department. If in doubt, our staff will be happy to assist you in a short telephone conversation.

Can I also submit an unsolicited application?

Yes, send your application directly to the Human Resources department in the relevant country.

What should a good application look like?

A good application gives us a first impression of you and reflects your professional and personal qualifications. A complete application includes the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Photo (optional)
  • Employment references and certificates
  • Proof of educational achievements

How long does the application process take?

It usually takes up to three weeks to get the first contact with Rieter. We will keep you up-to-date during the selection process.

What are the selection criteria for filling a position?

All application documents are reviewed regarding skills, experience, competencies and potential.

What potential opportunities are there at Rieter?

There are many opportunities with Rieter in our various locations. Local and global positions with challenging tasks provide opportunities to the candidates to join a team eager to bring Rieter to the next level.

I am interested in several vacancies. How should I proceed?

If you think your profile could suit several open positions, you can apply for these.

Does Rieter offer programs for students and apprentices?

Yes. Rieter offers programs in various countries, such as the “Young Innovation Program” in Winterthur (Switzerland). Contact the appropriate Human Resources department in the respective country.

Which professions does Rieter offer apprenticeships for?

Rieter offers a variety of professional apprenticeships such as commercial, polymechanics, design, textile technology, IT and logistics. Contact the Human Resources department of our various organizations at the respective locations.