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Positions and the hiring process

1. What kind of positions does TOMRA offer?

Our main fields are various engineer positions, sales and marketing, IT, and some administration.

2. Where are your positions based?

We have activities in more than 80 markets across the world, and our main locations are Koblenz and Langenfeld in Germany, Asker in Norway, Shelton in CT, USA, Leuven in Belgium, and Dublin in Ireland.

3. How do I search and apply for a position at TOMRA?

Our vacancies will be posted on, in local/national media and on local/national job sites.

4. How long after submitting my resume can I expect to hear from TOMRA?

We aim to reply to candidates as soon as possible after the application deadline. In case of many applicants for a position, it might take a few weeks to get back to you. We will always reply whether a candidate is successful or not.

5. Do you accept open applications?

Yes, we do. However, we do advise candidates with a relevant educational background and experience to apply for current vacancies whenever possible.

6.Who can I contact to get more information about a specific job posting?

For a specific job posting, there will always be a contact person in the job advertisement.

7. Will I be at a disadvantage if I apply for more than one position at a time?

No, our company is continuously evolving and so are our people. We are looking for people that are flexible and enthusiastic to grow in several functions.

8. How will a typical hiring process be at TOMRA?

With regards to response time, number of interviews and skills testing hiring processes can vary from country to country and from position to position. In general we aim to reply to candidates as soon as possible after the application deadline.

9.What kind of testing do you apply in your hiring processes?

Testing differs from country to country. Some units run external processes with various tests, larger units run the processes internally.

Working at TOMRA

1. What kind of benefits do you offer?

TOMRA offers employees a compensation package that is competitive and in accordance with good industry standards locally. Where appropriate, this should include an incentive element, and the base pay should reflect individual performance.

It is our objective to provide a competitive level of employee benefits that are designed to provide security for our employees and their families from financial risks.

2. Do you offer employee insurance schemes?

Yes, we do. These are based on national rules and regulations and hence vary between countries. New employees are advised to check with their local HR responsible for specific insurance schemes.

3.Is it possible to work from home?

Yes, it is possible to work from home within a lot of areas. TOMRA actively supports the maintenance of an appropriate balance between work and life outside of work.

We acknowledge that imbalance can create stress, lack of focus, de-motivation, reduced effectiveness and poor performance. Alternative work schedules may be applied at management discretion where practical. However, some types of work require the employee to be present in the office to have access to necessary equipment. This would typically be the case for researchers and scientists.

4. Are there many international work opportunities in TOMRA Group?

TOMRA is a very international company, with activities in more than 80 markets.We highly encourage our employees to be mobile and gain experience in several of our markets. The TOMRA Group is committed to providing career development opportunities for our employees through assignments in other Business Units and/or country locations within the Group. Providing career development opportunities supports TOMRA’s goal of attracting, developing and retaining high quality employees. In addition to being a career-enhancing opportunity for selected co-workers, we see international assignments as valuable to expanding business operations.

5. What kind of development programs do you offer?

We encourage our people to continue learning and challenging themselves throughout their careers. Whether learning happens through attending seminar, conferences, virtual learning, coaching, mentoring, or other relevant programs, we support employees who challenge themselves into becoming better at what they do, for the benefit of our customers, of TOMRA and of themselves.

We also have a Group Talent Program aimed at high potential individuals who are on the path to be senior level managers within 2 -4 years. Candidates are scrutinized and selected by local management in collaboration with HR. The Group Talent Program is a two year training program designed to develop the next generation of senior managers.

The program consists of four modules, focusing on

  • Business strategy
  • Management processes
  • Leadership principles
  • Individual coaching and development planning

6. Where can I find more information about what it's like to work at TOMRA?

On Meet our people, we present some of the great people who work at TOMRA in a range of different positions on various locations. Check them out to see what it’s like to work at TOMRA.

7. What kind of career path could I have in TOMRA?

See Career paths for examples of career paths for a couple of our most common positions.