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Find answers to common questions about finding and starting a career at NXP including general company information, the job search and the stages of our hiring process.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. is a Fortune 500 semiconductor manufacturer that provides technology solutions that enable devices to sense, think, connect and act intelligently to make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, industrial & IoT, mobile and communication infrastructure markets. Visit About NXP to learn our company.
NXP currently employs approximately 29,000 talented people.
NXP is a global company with offices in more than 30 countries across the world. Visit our NXP Worldwide Locations page to learn more about our global facilities.
We absolutely do -- we assemble teams with cognitive diversity in mind. This enables us to build better products, make better decisions and serve our clients better. We need people with a broad set of skills and experiences, not just tech skills.
Yes, depending on the level and nature of the role in which you’re interested. If a degree is a requirement, it will usually be stated in the job description. However, a candidate who does not hold a degree may still be considered for one of our professional vacancies if they can demonstrate substantial relevant experience.
Yes, in some instances, relocation is available and will be discussed during the hiring process.
There's no one-size-fits-all approach to doing your best work. NXP offers everyday flexibility so you can shape your schedule and be present for the things that matter to you in work and in life. For example, office-based employees can spend nearly half their work time working remotely, if their work can be done from anywhere. If you’re interested in a remote role, please indicate your interest on your application or let your NXP recruiter know.
We list all current job openings on the NXP Careers Job Listings, where you can search and apply. Once you find a job that interests you, we offer four ways to apply. If it is your first time applying with NXP you have the following options:
If you have previously applied for a position with NXP, you will have all three of the options above plus an additional one:
All NXP openings worldwide are posted on our Job Listings. Simply search by your criteria. We consider all qualified candidates, regardless of citizenship or visa status, and the same application process is used for positions in all locations.
After an initial screening of your resume by a member of our talent acquisition team, qualified resumes are forwarded to the hiring manager for review in our applicant tracking system. The manager will then request a phone interview for those determined to be a good match. For those who advance to the next stage, a series of interviews (virtual and/or onsite) are conducted. Based on the results of these interviews, an offer for employment is extended to the most qualified applicant.
Our current opportunities are refreshed daily on nxp.com/careers. You can also follow us on LinkedIn as we post recent job openings on our page in addition to other information about our company.
Work visa sponsorship depends on the position requirements and each individual's qualifications. NXP hires people from all countries and backgrounds, and sponsorship is handled on a case-by-case basis to determine eligibility.
The application process is quick and easy to complete in approximately 10-15 minutes.
Yes, you can apply for more than one role at a time using the same candidate profile. However, we do recommend that you apply only for those roles that align with your experience and interests.
After you complete the application process for a position, you will see a message on the screen confirming that your application has been received. You will also receive an email confirmation.
After you apply for a position, you will receive email confirmation of submission. To check the status of your application, go to our Job Listings, Sign In in the upper right corner, then click on Candidate Home in the upper right. You can monitor the status of your application under the Submitted Applications section.
When applying for a position, you will see the question “Do you accept that we use your information for other job openings?” If you answer “Yes” to this question, we will store your candidate details in our central database for up to two years. If you select “No” to this question, we will only retain your personal record until the job you are applying for is filled or closed. You can delete your profile at any time by going to your Candidate Home page and clicking on your email address in the top right corner. Click “Account Settings,” then “Delete My Information.” We purge our data on a monthly basis, so your data will be permanently deleted in 31 days at the latest. For more details, please see our Applicant Privacy Statement.
Yes, we do have an employee referral program. During the application process you will see the question “How did you hear about us?” Please select “Employee Referral” and then enter the referring employee’s @nxp.com email address. Our recruitment team will follow up with the employee.
All NXP job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of our pre-employment screening process, which includes a background check. The background check is initiated after you have accepted your conditional job offer.
Certain NXP roles may require a mandatory drug screen as a condition of employment. If the role you’ve received an offer for requires a drug screen, you will be notified at the time of offer and be prompted with next steps during the screening process. Failure to complete a required drug screen in the allotted time may result in the withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment.
You should generally receive word when you are no longer in consideration for a role you applied to – either by email or directly from the recruiter. If for some reason you have not heard from us for several weeks about a role, we may have moved forward with another candidate for that role. To check the status of your application, go to our Job Listings, Sign In in the upper right corner, then click on Candidate Home in the upper right.
If you already have a candidate profile in our system, it is not necessary to create a new profile. You can apply to additional roles using the same candidate profile. If you need to change your email address, go to our Job Listings, Sign In in the upper right corner, then click on your email in the upper right. Select Account Settings and you will see the option to change your email.
If you receive an offer from NXP your offer letter will be sent via email from your hiring coordinator.
If you were not selected for a particular role, you may always reapply to a similar or alternate role at any time. However, due to application system limitations, you may not be able to reapply to the same specific requisition for which you were previously not selected. We do recommend that you apply only for those roles that align with your experience and interests.
Vacancies will be filled on an ongoing basis after opening and we may close applications at any time. Therefore, we highly recommend you submit your application as early as possible to be considered for the opportunity of your choice.
Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we are unable to offer you individual feedback on your application at this stage of the recruitment process.
Be prepared to tell us about yourself! We want to get to know who you are and what you’re passionate about. NXP is about accelerating the breakthroughs that advance the world. Have some examples in mind of how you’ve solved problems or demonstrated creativity and resourcefulness. We also suggest taking some time to research our company, the department / business you are interviewing with and the job description. This will help you understand the specifics of the team and the role to relay your experiences more relevantly. Here are some resources to get you started: About NXP, We Are NXP.
Focus on your strengths. We need talented people who bring a balance of technical and communication skills, cultural savvy and business smarts. Show us how you’ve innovated. At NXP, we are focused on accelerating breakthroughs that anticipate, automate and advance the world. We need innovators who love challenges and look at problems with fresh perspectives, whether they’re applying for executive roles or internships. Share when you've failed and what you've learned. Don’t hesitate to talk about the mistakes you’ve made in the pursuit of big ideas. We learn more from our failures than we do from our successes. These experiences are as important to us as your big wins.
Scheduling: Given our large volume of interviews, candidates are often contacted via email to arrange the logistics of the interview. If travel is required to conduct your interview, our travel agency will contact you directly to schedule any necessary flight and hotel accommodations.
Interview Process: Interviews at NXP traditionally comprise of a phone interview, followed by one or more onsite/virtual interviews.
Onsite Interview: Our onsite interview format is a series of individual meetings with various members of the hiring team. This method is designed to give candidates a 360-degree view of the department and the role.
Virtual Interview: Our virtual interview format is a series of individual meetings with various members of the hiring team using the Microsoft Teams platform.
Interview Format: Interview styles may vary significantly between different groups and job opportunities. Most interviewers ask questions to help them understand your skillset while also getting to know who you are and how you communicate. Occasionally, groups will opt for a panel interview with several members of the company interviewing you collectively. If this is the case, your interview schedule will indicate a panel interview.
We aim to get back to candidates within two weeks of an interview, although sometimes it may be longer depending on the number of candidates interviewed. Feel free to reach out to your individual recruiter if you have questions in the interim. All virtual and onsite candidates will be notified directly with an interview outcome regardless of whether they are selected or not.
NXP will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able to participate in the hiring process. NXP is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. NXP is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. Please discuss any accommodations that you need during the interview process with your recruiter.
NXP hires students for both short-term internships and longer-term apprenticeships in select countries. We also hire working students in some regions to work part-time while completing their education. All of these are available in a variety of functional roles including engineering, supply chain, product marketing and business operations.
We recruit for part- and full-time student opportunities in all locations where we have facilities. Visit our Worldwide Locations page to learn more about NXP’s presence around the world.
Yes, you can apply for more than one role at a time. However, we do recommend that you apply only for those roles that align with your skillset and interests. You will be evaluated against the requirements for each role individually and may interview for different roles at the same time.
We recommend applying for an internship to gain valuable work experience and learn first-hand what it’s like to work at NXP, but we still welcome direct applications to full-time roles.
Yes. If you’re selected for the position, our University Team will help you with the paperwork you need.
Yes. If you’re selected for the position, our University Team will help with OPT paperwork and will submit paperwork to our immigration team to have you included in our next set of H1B petitions. The new H1B regulations won’t impact our NCGs until they are picked up for an H1B and it’s likely that before that happens, the regulations will be challenged in court.
No. If you have to relocate, you’ll be given a small stipend to support that, and our university team will put you in touch with other interns joining for the term so you can coordinate with them to arrange roommates, ride share, etc.
Yes. The amount depends on how far away you must relocate to get to the worksite. If you’re selected for the position, our university team will explain how this works.
Probably not, as we only have a limited amount of time with our interns, but we’re willing to consider it. Please discuss this with the hiring manager.
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On the Job Listings page you have the choice of selecting your language in the top right corner. You will be able to complete the application form in whichever language you choose from this selection. Current options include English, French, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Japanese and Korean.
Yes, you can apply from any mobile device.
Go to our Job Listings, Sign In in the upper right corner, then click on your email in the upper right. Select Account Settings and you will see the option to change your email.
If you need to reset your password, navigate to the login page, select “Forgot Password” below the login and follow the prompts. Note: If you did not yet create your account, either follow the steps provided in the email you received regarding your application or select “Create Account.”
You can delete your profile at any time by going to your Candidate Home page and clicking on your email address in the top right corner. Click “Account Settings,” then “Delete My Information.” We purge our data on a monthly basis, so your data will be permanently deleted in 31 days at the latest. For more details, please see our Applicant Privacy Statement.
Per our Applicant Privacy Statement, if you are concerned about the way we process your personal information, please contact our Data Protection Office (DPO) and they will investigate your concern. Please understand that the DPO can only handle your request if you authenticate yourself. You will receive a response within a reasonable period. Please contact email@example.com for assistance.