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Careers in technology

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What is vacuum technology anyway?

Did you know vacuum technology is one of the basic ingredients of science? What is more, almost every object you touch is produced with vacuum.

Who are we?

The Leybold brand is part of the Atlas Copco Group Brand Portfolio and is a pioneer in Vacuum Technology. Leybold belongs to the Vacuum Technique Business Area, which is one of the four Business Areas in Atlas Copco Group. The Atlas Copco Group is a global industrial company based in Stockholm, Sweden, with approximately 50,000 colleagues and customers in more than 180 countries.

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Your benefits

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Join us and the world is at your feet. Leybold is part of the Atlas Copco Group, home to more than 50 000 employees in over 70 countries.

You will have access to jobs and projects all over the globe. In fact, the cultural diversity of our teams is one of our biggest assets.

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Safety, well-being and work-life balance

From onboarding to your every-day job to international travel: we want to make you feel at home.

It’s our top priority to provide you with a safe workplace, flexible working hours whenever possible and extensive insurance policies and travel security systems.

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As soon as you start your new challenge with Leybold, you will be able to learn from industry experts.

And we encourage you to keep that learning up all throughout your career, with individual programs, on-the-job training or even challenging projects.

Job opportunities

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Job openings for students and graduates

Are you almost or recently graduated and looking to launch your careers? We offer a stimulating environment that encourages creativity, collaboration. and continuous learning. You'll have the opportunity to contribute to the design, development, and production of our advanced vacuum pumps, gaining hands-on experience and valuable industry insights. Are you ready to take the leap?

Job openings for professionals

At Leybold, we're incredibly proud of the experienced minds that push the boundaries of science every day. And you could be part of that story. Are you a skilled professional looking for a new turn in your career? Then join us and become part of a collaborative and inclusive work environment, where your ideas are encouraged and your contributions are rewarded.

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Job openings for engineers

What sets us apart from other companies? That's without a doubt the opportunities for growth that we offer our engineers. As Leybold continues to expand and pursue innovation for our customers, you will be at the forefront of our cutting-edge technologies. Are you ready to be part of the future?

Job openings in sales

As a sales representative, you are the face of the company and the one to advise and support the customer. From identifying their requirements, to delivering the best solution: you are with our customers all throughout the sales process. Do you have what it takes to offer excellent customer experience? Are you curious about vacuum technology and how it can change the way our customers work in the future? Then join us and start build those lasting customer relationships that define us as a solution provider. 

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Job openings in service

As one of service specialists, you're indispensable to our customers. Whether you're a service engineer operating in the field, or hold one of the supporting functions, you are helping our customers to get the most our of their investment. Are you the friendly hero our customers need.

Job openings in mechanics

Are you passionate about the intricate workings of machines and possess a knack for problem-solving? Then the world of vacuum needs your talent. Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting your career in mechanics, we offer a supportive and collaborative workplace that values innovation and personal growth. Join our team of mechanics, work with the latest tools and top-technology. Ready to become our sharpest tool in the shed?

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Let’s stay in touch

Stay up to date on our latest developments and how we make a difference in the industry. Follow us on our socials for news and the latest job openings. You can be part of our next success story.



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Facts and Figures


Locations worldwide

Since 1850

Experience in vacuum technology


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Our products


Sales & Services offices

50,000 employees

Part of the Atlas Copco Group


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Exploring Careers in Technology: Your Questions Answered

Curious about building your career in Technology? You're in the right place! Take a look at some of the frequently asked questions by applicants like you. If you don't find what you're looking for, don't hesitate to get in touch with the local recruiting manager mentioned at the bottom of each job posting. Your journey to a rewarding career within Vacuum Technology starts here!

About Leybold

How is Leybold connected to the Atlas Copco Group?

Leybold is part of Atlas Copco Group, which is home to a wide portfolio of strong brands. All brands are technology-driven and pioneers in industries all over the world. Our shared mission is to achieve sustainable, profitable growth. For Leybold, this means innovating with a long-term perspective and supporting our customers to meet their sustainability ambitions. It means minimizing environmental impact from our operations and products. We conduct business in an ethical way and we prioritize keeping our employees are safe and healthy. Learn more about the Atlas Copco Group.

Why do I sometimes also see the Atlas Copco Logo, when I apply online for jobs?

Leybold is part of the Atlas Copco Group and we do share internal HR tools, that is why you may see the Atlas Copco logo in multiple places.

What does CC and PC stand for?

CC stands for our Customer Centers, where our service and sales teams are located. PC stands for our Product Companies, where our equipment is designed and manufactured.

What type of positions does Leybold offer?

Leybold offers positions across many areas: Examples: Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations, EHS. View our current job openings

Early Careers

Does Leybold offer Early Career Programs?

Of course we do. We welcome early career talents with a variety of programs such as internships, working student jobs, trainee programs, apprentice programs, and more. Students and graduates are encouraged to apply.

What roles does Leybold recruit students for?

We recruit and hire current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, for internship and full-time opportunities across all lines of business: Industrial Vacuum, Scientific Vacuum and Vacuum Technique Services. Some roles include: mechanical engineers, support engineers, field service engineers, technical specialists, product managers, operations managers, applied scientists, financial analysts and many more. Discover out our job openings

In what countries does Leybold recruit students for these roles?

We recruit for internships and full-time roles in more than 70 countries around the world across the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Check out our job openings

Application and Recruiting Process

How can I get in touch with someone in the Leybold HR department?

For questions related to an open position, you can reach out to the HR representative listed in most of our job advertisements.

How do I apply?

Please apply online, here on our career page or through our LinkedIn job postings. Applying online is simple and convenient, just follow these steps:

1. Visit the our official career page.

2. Navigate to the job opportunities section.

3. Browse the available job openings and find a position that interests you.

4. Click on the job title to view the job description and requirements.

5. If you are interested in the position, click on the "Apply" or "Apply Now" button.

6. You will be redirected to an online application form.

7. Fill out the required information, such as your contact details.

8. Upload your resume to help us get a good understanding of your experience. A cover letter is not relevant.

9. Review your application to ensure all information is accurate and complete.

10. Submit your application.

11. Once your application is submitted, you will receive an acknowledgment email or confirmation. The recruitment team will review your application, and if your qualifications match their requirements, they will contact you for further steps in the hiring process. We wish you good luck with your online application.

What information should I include in my application?

We encourage you to upload your resume, to give us relevant information about your experience, skills and job details. Please describe in your resume what experience you bring, what projects, successes or challenges you have experienced. A cover letter is not mandatory, but you are welcome to upload a letter if you want to.

How should I prepare for an interview with Leybold?

We are looking forward to get to know more about you and your motivation to apply for a job or a early career program with us. We want to meet the authentic you, because we also offer a positive and authentic workplace. Would you like to prepare yourself for an interview? Here are some tips to help you make aconfident first impression:

1. Research the company: learn about our company's history, values, products, services, and recent news. Understand our culture and how you can align your skills with our needs.

2. Know the job description: analyze the job requirements and responsibilities. Be ready to discuss how your experience and skills match the role.

3. Practice common interview questions: practice answering common interview questions, such as your strengths, weaknesses, achievements, and how you handle challenges. Use the STAR method (Situation, Task, Action, Result) to structure your answers for behavioral questions.

4. Prepare your own questions: which questions do you have for the interviewer about the company, team dynamics, or the role? Don't be afraid to ask questions, it shows your interest and engagement.

5. Dress code: choose appropriate attire that aligns with your personality and gives you a positive feeling. You should feel comfortable and confident. Our culture is smart casual - so no suit or tie nessesary.

6. Be punctual: plan to arrive a few minutes early for the interview to start focused and calm. It can also be interesting to get a first glimpse of the people working here. If your interview is virtual, make sure your equipment works and you have a stable internet connection with a good sound.

7. Showcase your achievements: be prepared to share specific examples of your accomplishments and how they added value to previous employers.

8. Be authentic: be yourself during the interview. Showcase your skills and personality genuinely.

We hope these tips help you to feel confident and well prepared to join our interviews. Good luck with your interview!

What is SHL and is it used during the interview process?

SHL is our global assessment provider. As part of our recruitment process, we are inviting candidates for some roles to complete one or more assessments. The assessments will investigate your work-related personality, motivational and ability to match them to the competencies required for the applied role. The results are used alongside other data that we consider based on your CV, interviews and references.

Can I apply for multiple positions?

Absolutely! As a global organization offering diverse opportunities, you may find multiple positions that resonate with you. Feel free to apply for all the roles that capture your interest and align with your skills.

I was referred for a specific role by a current Leybold employee – what do I do now?

We're thrilled that you have an authentic reference about us. If you're interested in applying, please use our user-friendly online application form. Explore all current job openings in our online job market. To ensure your referring employees receive their appreciation, kindly mention their names in your cover letter or directly in your CV.

Are all your vacancies advertised on your website?

Yes, all of our current external vacancies are advertised on our website. You will find all our vacant jobs as well on our Leybold Profile on LinkedIn.

Diversity & Inclusion

Does Leybold employee veterans?

Certainly! At Leybold, we pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity and military-friendly employer, where recruitment is solely based on merit. We embrace diversity, equality, and inclusion as fundamental pillars of our company culture. Join us, and let's build a strong and inclusive workforce together.

Does Leybold offer equal opportunities?

At Leybold, we embrace diversity and equality of opportunity. Our commitment is to create an inclusive and diverse team representing various backgrounds and perspectives. We firmly believe that a more inclusive environment leads to better work outcomes. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics, complying with all non-discrimination laws and regulations. If you need assistance in submitting an application due to any impairment or disability, please refer to the contact details provided for your country office.

Does Leybold pay equally?

We do. We promote equal pay for equal work, valuing skills and contributions over gender or race. Our transparent approach ensures fairness, enabling employees to succeed and advance in an inclusive workplace that fosters innovation and mutual respect.

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