Frequently asked questions

Can I send you an unsolicited application by post or email?

We appreciate it when applicants use their own initiative, but because of the large number of potential applicants we request that you not submit unsolicited applications. Instead you should check if one of the published vacancies in our Job Locator corresponds to your skills and expectations. Here you will find all vacancies at our company, up-dated daily. If you don't find anything which suits you we recommend that you check out our Job Locator regularly in future.

Do I have the opportunity as part of my online application accompanied my application documents?

Yes, you have the option of receiving your complete application documents as a PDF document upload. If we after a thorough examination of your online application require further documentation, we will get in touch with you.

Do you offer a combined work and study programme?

Porsche Leipzig, in cooperation with Dualen Hochschule Baden-Württemberg, offers the following course of study:
Bachelor of Engineering (m/f) Academic degree in Mechanical Engineering - Production Engineering

For which recognised occupations do you provide apprenticeships?

We offer vocational apprenticeships leading to qualification as a industrial mechanics, mechatronics engineers and automotive mechatronics engineers.

Do you offer work placement for school pupils?

For initial work experience we recommend the range of courses offered by Porsche Werkstatt at the VDI-GaraGe in Leipzig. School pupils receive an insight here into the various occupations offered by the automobile industry and receive optimum preparation for an apprenticeship in this field. You will find out more about the courses on offer by calling Tel.: +49 (0)341 870-860 or at garage@porsche-leipzig.com

As a graduate can I apply for work placement?

We only offer work placement opportunities for students in a university or technical university course who have already completed three semesters. A certificate of matriculation is required.

What remuneration will I receive?

Our company wage agreement is based on the IG Metall overall wage agreement for the area of Saxony, Berlin and Brandenburg. We will be happy to deal with detailed questions about the remuneration for specific vacancies during a personal interview.

To whom should applications be addressed?

At Porsche Leipzig the recruitment of personnel is a team operation, which means that it is not necessary to address your application to a specific contact person. The salutation "Dear Sir or Madam" is sufficient.

Will lack of work experience disqualify me?

In principle lack of work experience is not a criterion for exclusion. In addition graduates as a rule already have initial practical experience as a result of work placements or apprenticeships they have completed.

How long does the application procedure take?

It is not possible to make a general statement about the duration of the application procedure. Because your application documentation is, depending on the nature of the application, passed on to individual specialist departments, the selection process can take a certain amount of time. You will definitely receive confirmation that your application has been received. If necessary you will also receive interim notification of the current status of your application. During the entire application process you are welcome to contact us:
Tel.: +49 (0)341 999-13115 or personal@porsche-leipzig.com

Can I apply again if my application is unsuccessful?

If the requirements and tasks of the specific vacancy correspond to your skills and qualifications you are welcome to send us multiple applications.

How long in advance must I apply for a work placement?

You should apply to us from 3 to 6 months before the date on which you wish to start your work placement. Depending on availability applicants may also be accepted at short notice.

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