Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find the right job? When will I get a reply? And what career development opportunities does Burckhardt Compression AG offer? Here is where you’ll find the answers to frequently asked questions.

 

The Application Process

How will I know if my job application has been received?
After you have successfully completed the job application process you will receive an automated email confirming that your application has been received, including a specific reference to the position you applied for.

 

What criteria does Burckhardt Compression use to select and screen candidates?
You will find specific requirements in the description of every vacant position. The better your profile matches the job description, the better your chances of advancing further in the recruitment process.  ur decisions are based on your job-relevant knowledge, qualifications, and employment experience as well as on your personal development potential. It is also important that job candidates fit in with Burckhardt Compression and our corporate culture.

 

How long will the application process take?
How long the application process lasts will vary depending on the job at hand. We will try to give you some feedback as soon as possible.

 

Job Openings

Is every job opening listed on the website still available?
We regularly update our list of vacant positions. As soon as a vacancy is filled, or if many qualified candidates have applied for a vacant position, it will no longer be advertised on our website. Therefore you can assume that all positions listed are still vacant.

 

What criteria does Burckhardt Compression use to select and screen candidates?
You will find specific requirements in the description of every vacant position. Our decisions are based on your job-relevant knowledge, qualifications, and employment experience as well as on your personal development potential. It is also important that job candidates fit in with Burckhardt Compression AG and our corporate culture.

 

What information is required to successfully complete the job application process?
Your application should contain the following:

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV, incl. your email address and contact details, educational background, adult training history, employment history, language skills
  • Testimonials/References
  • Federal VET Diploma/Degrees/Certificates

 

What questions will I be asked at the job interview?
That depends on the position that you have applied for. Of course we will ask you questions about your professional and personal life. We are most interested in finding out whether you have the hard and soft skills we need to fill this position.

 

Do you inform applicants before contacting a reference?
Yes, we will ask you for permission to contact references.

 

Can I apply for other positions if I’ve been turned down for a job?
Of course you can still apply for other positions at Burckhardt Compression after receiving a rejection letter.

 

Working at Burckhardt Compression

What possibilities are there for me to work for Burckhardt Compression in a foreign country?
We are a global company with  more than 17 subsidiaries around the world. Sharing business strategies and transferring knowledge across international borders are essential to our success, which is why we encourage and support the internationalization of employee career paths.

If possible and requested by you, your supervisor will take action that will enable you to go on a short or long assignment in another country.