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GrafTech offers great opportunities in many disciplines around the world. We’re the leading company in our field and we’re looking for others to join us as we continue our commitment to being better and faster than our competition.

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GrafTech International Holdings Inc.
Human Resources
982 Keynote Circle
Brooklyn Heights, Ohio USA 44131

 

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Working at GrafTech

At GrafTech, we strive for an atmosphere where new ideas are embraced and encouraged. To achieve this, the global GrafTech team fosters a company-wide culture that is ethical, respectful and supportive.

We have identified five core competencies that are essential to achieving our measures of success. Every team member is evaluated on these competencies throughout the performance management process:

  • Customer Focus: We genuinely want to see our customers succeed as our success is directly tied to theirs.
  • Drive for Results: Our team members are enthusiastic and driven when it comes to contributing to the goals of the organization.
  • Ethics and Values: Ethics and business are inseparable at GrafTech and its subsidiary companies. We also believe in giving back to the communities where we operate. Our global sites and team members support local organizations through volunteered time, and financial and in-kind donations.
  • Health, Safety and Environment: Health, safety, and environmental protection will never be secondary to our operational goals. It is our number one organizational goal.
  • Peer Relationships: Through teamwork and collaboration we are able to identify new solutions and continuously improve. We know that diversity makes for an environment that produces creative thinking and customer solutions. Our culture embraces individuals from a multitude of countries, backgrounds and professions. We strive to create an atmosphere in which each team member can grow and develop to his or her fullest potential.
Benefits & Compensation

GrafTech offers a competitive benefits package that is anchored by a compensation philosophy focused on rewarding our team members for performance.

  • Compensation – Our compensation is achieved through a competitive base salary, a very significant incentive based bonus that is calculated on your group’s achievements and your individual performance, and special recognition awards for personal performance above and beyond expectations.
  • Health Benefits – We offer medical, prescription and dental benefits.

Other Benefits

  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Personal Development

We realize that continual improvement cannot happen without continual learning. GrafTech has a series of systemic tools to assist in this learning.

  • Position Profiles – Each position will have a detailed profile before the hiring process begins. This includes the recognition of the competencies that are viewed as imperative for the success of the individuals in these roles.
  • Behavioral Based Interview – Our interview process is experientially based and is built upon the competencies required for the position.
  • Performance Management – The Performance Management process continues the focus on competencies by measuring performance in the corporate core competencies and competencies identified for each position.
  • Learning and Development Plan – GrafTech is committed to personal learning and development. This tool provides for discussion of future career goals and development in areas identified through the Performance Management process.
Interview Process

  1. A friendly welcome by a company representative.
  2. An aptitude test for some positions.
  3. A receptive audience if you are asked to make a presentation.
  4. Interviews that are conducted by two to three interviewers who are familiar with various requirements of the position. The interview will be behaviorally based and will consist of a discussion of past actions taken through the performance of your previous duties. All questions will be based upon the competencies that have been identified as critical for success in the role being interviewed for; including the five core competencies of Customer Focus, Drive for Results, Ethics and Values, Health/Safety/Environment, and Peer Relationships.
  5. An opportunity to ask any questions that you may have of the interviewers, you will be provided with company information and you will be told what the next steps in the process are.
  6. Completion of a background and reference check.
The Value of Diversity

Our culture embraces individuals from a multitude of countries, backgrounds, academics and professions. We place great value on the team that has been formed in an environment that values individual contribution for the success of all.