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Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions.
How do I apply for a job?
You can submit your employment application online via the KTM Career Portal. It allows you to upload your individually prepared application documents (cover letter, CV, certificates, diplomas, letters of recommendation, photo).
Which is better, an online application or one sent via regular mail?
The online application offers the advantage your data being processed faster, so that you receive feedback from us shortly after submitting your application.
What documents should be included in a good application?
To apply for employment at KTM, you will need a convincing cover letter, a CV and the relevant certificates, diplomas and letters of recommendation. Please ensure that your application also indicates which area you wish to work in.
Does KTM also accept unsolicited applications?
You are welcome to send an unsolicited application if you are unable to find a suitable position in the KTM Career Portal. But don’t forget to include the position/department you wish to work for.
When can I expect a response to my application?
If you submit your application via the KTM Career Portal, you will immediately be sent confirmation that we have received your application. It then usually takes us two to three weeks [with unsolicited applications it may take us three to four weeks] to process your documents.
How does the selection process at KTM work?
We have a multi-stage employee selection process that differs according to the position. The initial interview is for getting to know the applicants and determining whether their existing experience and knowledge are the right fit for the job. The optional second stage is designed to give prospective employees a chance to learn more about their future working environment and find out the answer to any remaining questions they may have.
A multi-day trial internship gives trainees a chance to demonstrate their talent and confirm their abilities by completing an aptitude test.
How many training positions are offered each year?
KTM has the largest vocational training programme in the Braunau district, offering around 20 new traineeships in both its technical and commercial departments every year.
What prerequisites/interests should candidates wishing to participate in the KTM vocational training programme have?
If you are interested in a technical vocation at KTM, you should have a basic understanding of technology, as well as manual dexterity and good spatial perception. A keen interest in working with computers, an understanding of business, and good organisational skills are key prerequisites for aspiring industrial clerks. With all of our trainees, we place special emphasis on proper conduct, the ability to work in a team, reliability, determination and enthusiasm for work.
What prospects does KTM offer after completion of a vocational training programme?
We provide our trainees with the best possible education, so that they are able to contribute towards KTM’s success in the future with their excellent performance. Individuals who have completed their vocational training can take on their own area of responsibility and kick-start their careers at KTM!
Can I complete my final assignment/thesis at KTM?
KTM regularly offers internships and cooperation as part of bachelor and master theses in various departments. In most cases internships and final degree theses are interlinked. In many cases an internship is the first step to start a career at KTM. If your are interested in becoming a part of KTM after finishing the internship, we can discuss the possibilities of joining KTM.
How can KTM help me to progress on a professional/personal level?
At KTM, we feel it is also our job to identify and promote your skills, which is why we offer individual advice and assistance in developing your talents even further. Our size and the dynamic nature of our company are constantly generating exciting new challenges for you to take on.
Can I also gain international experience at KTM?
KTM is one of the world´s leading motor sports vehicle manufacturer, with branches around the globe. International business is therefore a matter of course in many divisions, however mostly operated from the headquarters in Austria. In our foreign sales companies our teams consists of marketing, customer service and sales employees.