Recruitment process

During the recruitment process, we believe the aim is not only to ensure you are the right fit for Marel, but that Marel is the right fit for you. We want to find people that we love, and that will love us back.
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Though the stages of recruitment may differ depending on the role you’re applying for, the following steps offer an indication of the process you’ll go through.

​​​​​​​Some positions will also include reference checks, assessments, and personality tests. If at any point during the process you have questions, or require additional clarification, we’ll be more than happy to advise via email or phone.
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Résumé/CV is assessed by Marel’s HR team
Phone call
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Phone call with recruiter to begin recruitment journey
Initial interview
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Initial interview with hiring manager and recruiter
Secondary interviews
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Secondary interviews with relevant parties
Offer of employment
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Offer of employment
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Onboarding process begins
Tips to land the job We understand that the lead up to an interview can be stressful, and we want to minimize any concerns.
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Be yourself
Be yourself We want to learn more about you, and what you can bring to Marel.
​​​​​​​Don’t be afraid to show the characteristics and personality that make you a good fit for the role.
Do your research
Do your research If you understand what we do, why we do it, and what our ambitions are, you’ll be well placed to thrive in an interview situation.
Ask questions
Ask questions If there’s something you want to know, don’t be afraid to ask. We’re looking for people that can offer a fresh perspective, but we also want you to fully understand the role, the organization, and the opportunities available. Be sure Marel is the right fit for you.
Establish a relationship
Establish a relationship Regardless of whether you receive or accept an offer of employment, use this as an opportunity to build a lasting relationship.
​​​​​​​It may be that a future position is more suited to your requirements.

Meet the recruiter

Marel is at the forefront of technology, automation and groundbreaking AI developments, but that doesn’t mean we’ve lost our human touch. We’re here to guide you through the recruitment process, and ensure your experience is as positive as possible.
I enjoy working with Marel because although they are a huge organisation that continues to expand across the globe, they have still retained a family feel to the business. Everyone is so friendly and approachable, from our Regional Directors to our Territory Managers. It’s really rare to find a business so welcoming where it is clear that the senior management truly believe in the values of the organisation: Unity, Innovation and Excellence.
Paul Green Global talent acquisition manger
I really enjoy recruiting for Marel, it gives me an opportunity to work with managers in different parts of the company.  It also gives me the opportunity to meet and recruit interesting people with different backgrounds and then see them flourish within the company. It´s nice to have a positive impact on people’s lives and careers.
Albert Arnarson Recruiter in the Netherlands
I feel privileged being part of the growing and ambitious company that Marel is. Having the right people, processes and technology in place to ensure the best candidate experience is my passion. There hasn’t been a day I wasn’t looking forward coming in at work.
Marlies van de Stolpe Global Talent Acquisition Manager
I enjoy recruiting at Marel because it feeds my passion for people. Meeting with people and discovering how to incorporate their talents into our culture energizes me and brings me great joy!
Jennifer Phillips Recruiting manager in the USA
I am glad that I am able to offer job opportunities in a company like Marel. Company with bright future that cares for its employees, provides great work conditions and loads of benefits. Company which constantly challenges you and give you enough space for personal growth. When we give chance to people, they give chance to us and if it works out, we know we do our job well.
Ivana Takacova Recruiter in Slovakia
Recruiters are always looking for the best “fit”. As a Marel recruiter that’s also one of my goals, but my main goal is to achieve the ultimate candidate experience.
Niels Spit Recruiter in the Netherlands
Our company is only as good as our people! By recruiting and hiring those who excel in their profession and share our values, we create the foundation of Marel's growth.
Marlies Snijders Recruiter in the Netherlands
What I enjoy the most is that I can change people’s lives. I meet a wide variety of people as recruiter. What drives me is the feeling, when I successfully place new people in a job they want to do.
Andrea Mackova Recruiter in Slovakia
I’m genuinely invested in the people I work with and I’m driven by the deep satisfaction that comes by achieving an excellent match and succeeding in getting the right employees onboard Marel. My focus is on securing a good and professional recruitment experience, for both candidates and Hiring Managers. Throughout the recruitment process I offer my advice and guidance with great commitment and a keen intuition for finding great candidate matches through great insight in people and organisations – what can I say, I love my job.
Louise Kiilerich Koksbang
Louise Kiilerich Koksbang Recuiter in Denmark
One of the things I enjoy most about Marel is the culture. It is rewarding to work in an environment where employees are encouraged to grow professionally, and given the opportunity to do so. I look forward to coming in each day and working hard to find great talent to help Marel keep moving forward.
Drew Eads Recruiter in Gainesville
I enjoy using my personal and theoretical skills within HRM in the recruitment process to secure a good and professional experience for both candidates and Hiring Managers. I enjoy meeting new talented and passionated people with many different backgrounds and see them develop in their job and the impact they have on Marels development as a company. Marel is a great company to work at, there are many job opportunities and the atmosphere is friendly and informal.
Anne Støvring Nielsen Recruiter in Denmark