This has made us one of the most successful motorcycle brands on the market for decades. And we will continue to maintain this position in the future!
Our employees are like our motorcycles: Drive is what counts, not the model year, the mileage or the preferred terrain. We are looking for employees who are willing to work together, think together and live out our philosophy together. With or without career experience. With or without a university degree. With one or two X chromosomes. Because no matter who you are, what ultimately matters is what you are capable of!
If you want to achieve high goals, we will offer you excellent opportunities for training and advancement that give you the chance to prove what you’re capable of. Because, at KTM AG, it is important to us that you take on responsibility right from the start. Dedication and enthusiasm are important components of the success story that is “Made in Austria”. Just like racing, our products demand hard work and motivation. Our success is proof of this. Our factory riders have won more than 280 world championship titles throughout the company’s history!
The benefits of working at KTM AG are endless, from health and fitness to discounts and test rides on your favourite bike. At KTM AG we believe that our employees deserve the best as we expect the best out of them.
At KTM AG, we take special care when choosing employees, because the right employees are the true key to success! So the questions you should ask yourself first are: Are you the right match for us and are we the right match for you? If you can answer both of these questions with a resounding "Yes" you can apply in the following way:
Please take a look through the frequently asked questions we receive to see if one of them could perhaps answer one of your questions.
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).
The online application offers the advantage of your data being processed faster, so that you receive feedback from us shortly after submitting your 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.
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.
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.
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.
KTM has the largest vocational training program in the Braunau district, offering around 20 new traineeships in both its technical, and commercial departments every year.
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 organizational 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.
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!
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 you are interested in becoming a part of KTM after finishing the internship, we can discuss the possibilities of joining KTM.
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.
KTM is one of the world´s leading motor sports vehicle manufacturers, 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 consist of marketing, customer service and sales employees.