Application tips

Application tips

You know what to do when it comes to applications? Great! If not, we have put together some tips and information for you here. Now there shouldn't be anything standing in the way of your application. We look forward to hearing from you!


In this section, briefly and succinctly describe why you are the right person for the position advertised. The following points may be of assistance to you:

  • How can we contact you (address, email, telephone)?
  • Which position and which location interest you?
  • How did you come to know about SEW-EURODRIVE?
  • Who are you and what makes you stand out?
  • Why do you want to join SEW-EURODRIVE and what are your goals?
  • Why are you particularly suited to the position? What qualifications and experience do you have?
  • For speculative applications: Why should we employ you at this moment in time?
  • What would be your earliest start date?
  • What else should we definitely know about you?


As the core element of your application, your resume reveals all of the important information about you at a glance. It is essential that you pay attention to the tabular and chronological arrangement of the following details with the equivalent time periods:

  • Personal information: Name, address, email, telephone, date of birth, etc.
  • Occupation: professional background, operational areas and companies
  • Education: Degree program and main areas of study, final grade where applicable
  • Education & Training: Training position, operational area and companies
  • Internships: Operational areas and companies
  • School education: Types of school and qualifications with grades
  • Further education: Courses and seminars
  • Additional information: Time spent abroad, social commitment, etc.
  • Special knowledge: Foreign languages, data processing, additional qualifications
  • Hobbies and interests

Diplomas and certificates

Please provide evidence such as references from former employers, internship evaluations, university and school transcripts (especially final transcripts) as well as certificates relating to further training and other additional qualifications to support all of the important information in your CV. Please ensure that copies and scanned files are legible and of good quality.

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Why not take a look at our current vacancies and apply to join us? We look forward to hearing from you!

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