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Discovering Dülmen: what it’s like to live and work in Germany

Are you hungry for adventure?

Would you like to earn more money, further your skills and work at the forefront of technology? If so, then contracting abroad could be the ideal solution for you!

At M&E Global, we have more than 20 years of experience in employing skilled contractors to work in defence roles all over the world, from Europe to the Middle East.

But what’s it like to live and work abroad? Well, because the majority of our European roles are based in Germany, we thought we’d shine the spotlight on Dülmen, where several of our jobs are located.

So, if you’re looking for work in Germany, read on to find out what it’s like to live and work in Dülmen

A breakdown of living and working in Dülmen, Germany:

Discovering Dülmen

Dülmen is a city in southern Münsterland in Germany. It is surrounded by nature with the river Lippe to the south, the Baumberge hills to the north, the river Ems to the east, and the Huhe Mark Nature Park nearby, making it the perfect place to enjoy nature.

But if it’s culture you’re after, Dülmen doesn’t disappoint there either! A medium-sized town with about 47,000 inhabitants, the busier city of Münster is just down the motorway.

What’s more, the airports of Münster-Osnabrück, Dortmund, and Cologne can also be quickly reached.

Why live and work in Dülmen?

Whether you want to get outside in nature, enjoy the urban hustle and bustle, or just relax in rural seclusion, Dülmen is a great place to live.

Shopping facilities are surrounded by cycling, hiking, and riding paths, and in the heart of Dülmen’s city centre, you’ll find the market square, shops, cafes, and restaurants.

But Dülmen is also a great place to work, too! Home to an army base, at M&E Global, we employ skilled contractors to work on a number of varied and rewarding positions, such as heavy equipment operators, generator mechanics, and labourers.

Opportunities with M&E Global

As we said above, we are proud to offer a variety of exciting contract roles in Dülmen to those looking for work in Germany, and typically recruit for roles in maintenance, supply and transportation functions on a US military base.

We are proud to work at the forefront of technology, which means you could see yourself working as a track mechanic on exciting vehicles such as M1 tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, Humvees, HEMMTs, M109 Howitzer, M88 recover vehicles, M113 and M577 APC, to name but a few!

Additionally, we also employ motor vehicle mechanics, supply technicians, warehouse operatives, forklift operators, aircraft mechanics, avionics technicians, production control clerks, sheet metal workers and supply technicians, as well as lead roles.

So, you’re sure to find the right role for you here in Dülmen!

How we will support you

Here at M&E Global, we pride ourselves on providing a high level of support for all our contract workers. This means that we will help you source your accommodation ahead of your arrival, and we’ll also help with visas and paperwork if necessary.

What’s more, once you begin your contract, you will have a dedicated point of contact for the duration of your contract who will be able to help you with any issues or concerns.

In addition, we also provide on-the-job training to enhance your skill set, extremely competitive rates of pay – and some roles even include a weekly living allowance too!

What to do in your free time

It’s not all about work, though. Our contractors typically work from Monday to Friday, which leaves weekends free for you to implore the surrounding areas.

There are the cycle paths we mentioned above, cultural events such as concerts and comedy shows galore, and numerous exhibitions, whereas in Münsterland, you can canoe on the gentle rivers or enjoy one or more of their numerous golf courses.

What’s more, in the winter, there’s a traditional Christmas fair and even an ice-skating rink. Dülmen is also known as the “town of the wild horses,” and is home to Europe’s last wild horse herd, which is quite a sight to behold!

Want to find out more?

If you’re looking for work in Germany and are interested in exploring opportunities in Dülmen with M&E Global, contact one of our team today.

They’ll be more than happy to help, advise you on the most suitable role for your skill set, or answer any questions you might have.

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