FAQ and application tips

Here you can find answers to the most important questions concerning your application at Hanwha Q CELLS.

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What qualifications do I need?

Of course, this depends on the requirements stated in the job advertisements. Detailed descriptions of the qualifications needed for each job are listed in the respective job advertisement.

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What certificates and documents should I enclose with my application?

Please complete the questionnaire in the online application system and attach the following: an informative covering letter, your CV (curriculum vitae), education and training certificates, job references, and any certificates of additional qualifications.

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How can I apply?

We prefer if you use our online application tool to submit your application.

Find the vacancy that interests you in the career portal and open it. Underneath it says "Apply for your challengeQ! Click HERE." Click to automatically open our online application system.


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What should I pay particular attention to in my application documents?

Your application documents should comprise your covering letter, CV, certificates and references. Applications should be complete and neatly presented. Correct orthography (spelling and punctuation) is essential.

Your letter should be accurate and concise and meet the criteria of a formal business letter. One page is perfectly sufficient.

Letters of application are usually divided into three paragraphs. The first paragraph should contain an explanation of why you are applying. How did you hear about the vacancy? What made you want to apply? Give reasons why you're interested in working for this company in particular.

In your second paragraph you should briefly introduce yourself. State your qualifications, skills and experience which are required according to the job advertisement and fit the job description. Explain what you have to offer. Refer to the specific requirements listed in the advertisement.

In the last paragraph, declare your interest in attending an interview. Offer to send additional references and information on request.

Your CV should summarise your training and career so far and provide an insight into your abilities and aptitudes. It should be up to date, clearly laid out, and not contain any spelling or grammatical errors. It should include the following information: your personal data, your education and vocational training, relevant work experience (previous employment and internships), special skills and experience, your language skills, computer skills and your interests.

Your certificates show the educational and professional qualifications you have and thus augment your CV. Your certificates should be sorted chronologically starting with the most recent one.

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Can I also submit a general application without a specific job description?

A general application without reference to a specific job description is difficult to direct within Hanwha Q CELLS and is therefore not recommended. We kindly request that all applicants refer to a specific job description and job number when submitting an application to Hanwha Q CELLS.

You can find all current vacancies at Hanwha Q CELLS at: all vacancies

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What is the selection procedure?

We have two different selection procedures. We hold selection days for jobs for trainees and for students. There are generally two interviews for other jobs with representatives from the relevant departments and the human resources department.

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Interview tips

Assuming your application has made a good impression and the company has invited you to an interview, you'll need to get ready for it. Beforehand, study the job advertisement and your application again so that you know exactly what the company is looking for and how you presented yourself. Check the route to the company and the necessary travel time in advance. Allow yourself enough time to arrive calmly – don't forget that punctuality is a sign of reliability. Before the interview, find out about the company. Knowing something about its structure, product portfolio and departments will work in your favour. Make sure your appearance and your dress are appropriate and tidy. Write down the name of your interviewer beforehand and talk to him or her by name. Maintain eye contact with your interviewer and speak loudly and clearly. Act confidently without being overmodest – but don't overdo it! Prepare yourself for the following questions:

·         Tell us about yourself.
·         What interests you about this job in particular?
·         How did you learn about this vacancy?
·         Why do you think you're suitable for this position?
·         Why would you like to work for us?
·         Why did you choose this line of work?
·         What are your strengths and weaknesses?
·         What are your salary expectations?
·         Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

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When do you send acceptance or rejection notices?

Every applicant receives confirmation that his or her application has been received within three working days. We then review your application and invite you to an interview, if applicable. Every applicant receives notification of the current status of his or her application within three months at the latest.

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Can I have career training within the company?

Yes, that's why we created the Hanwha Q CELLS Academy.
The Academy plans, organises and directs internal and external additional training courses based on the needs of the organisation. Furthermore, there are many internal development opportunities available within the company, such as management, project and specialist career paths.
All these aspects are discussed, reflected upon and reviewed in the annual employee review meeting between supervisors and individual employees.


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Who can I contact with questions about the application?

For questions about your application, our applicants' hotline is available from Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm:
TEL +49 (0)3494/6699 - 31131

Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH
OT Thalheim
Sonnenallee 17 - 21
06766 Bitterfeld-Wolfen



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