About ThyssenKrupp

ThyssenKrupp AG is engaged in the production of steel. It operates in the following segments: Component Technology, Elevator Technology, Industrial Solutions, Materials Services, Steel Europe and Steel Americas. The Components Technology segment offers components for the automotive, construction and mechanical engineering industries. The Elevator Technology business area builds and upgrades lifts, escalators, moving walkways, stairway and platform lifts, and passenger boarding bridges. The Material Services business area distributes materials and provides comprehensive technical services to the manufacturing sectors. The Steel Europe segment includes flat carbon steel activities. The company was founded on 17 March 1999 and is headquartered in Essen, Germany.

Financial performance

  • Capitalisation: 4.1 billion
  • Annual turnover: 43.3 billion
  • Revenue: 79 million
  • Assets: 40.1 billion

Company profile

  • Year established: 1965
  • CEO: Martina Merz
  • Number of employees: 160k+
  • Head office: Essen

ThyssenKrupp recruitment process in 2024

  1. Online application form
    • One of the first stages of the recruitment process is filling in the application form on ThyssenKrupp Careers website.

    • The online application form is usually presented as a questionnaire with the option of importing data from a LinkedIn or CV file.

    • The applicant is required to provide information about work experience, education, skills and other necessary details.

    • There may be questions both about job preferences (e.g. desired type of employment, country and city of residence) and more personal questions (e.g. race and ethnicity, religion, disability)

  2. Online tests
    • The next stage of the ThyssenKrupp recruitment process is an online assessment. The candidate will be sent an email invitation to complete ThyssenKrupp tests.

    • ThyssenKrupp uses different types of recruitment tests to assess candidates and their suitability for the position they are applying for.

    • Candidates are most often asked to complete the following tests:

  3. Phone / Video Interview
    • Successful candidates are invited for a 15-20 min. phone call.

    • Soft skills are usually assessed during this call by the ThyssenKrupp recruiter.

    • In some cases, ThyssenKrupp hiring manager may invite you for a video interview (most commonly conducted with HireVue.) For software engineering positions, candidates may be asked to complete a coding challenge (problems on algorithms + take-home challenges.)

  4. Assessment centre
    • Successful candidates are invited to visit the nearest ThyssenKrupp headquarters or office.

    • Candidates will have a chance to personally meet the hiring manager, team leaders and seniors during the assessment day.

    • ThyssenKrupp may organise a group exercise with candidates as part of the hiring procedure.

  5. Partner interview
    • The final stage of the recruitment process.

    • The candidate will have a chance to meet the hiring manager, department director and/or division lead.

    • Normally, there is no assessment at this stage.

    • Candidates are mostly expected to demonstrate soft skills and a desire to join ThyssenKrupp.

Useful ThyssenKrupp links

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