FAQs



We are excited that you are interested in a career at Bayer!


Here are some questions we can anticipate that you may have about our company and our recruitment process.


We hope your candidate experience is as positive as your consumer experience.

Our Businesses

I’m familiar with Bayer aspirin, but what other products does Bayer have on the market?

Every day you use products that got their start in one of our labs. Our knowledge and our products are helping to diagnose, alleviate or cure diseases, improving the quality and adequacy of the global food supply, and contributing significantly to an active, modern lifestyle. For a full listing of our consumer products, click on Our Products.  

How can I learn more about the organization?

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. That is the foundation of Bayer: Science for a Better Life.

Visit us at www.Bayer.com for a detailed overview of our dynamic global company. You can review press releases; listen to podcasts; learn more about what is under research and development; review global and local community activities and sporting events.

Why Bayer

What benefits are available to employees?

We offer a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefit programs. We are committed to helping our employees maintain a healthy balance between their responsibilities at work and home. You will be eligible for paid time off programs, paid company holidays, flexible work options, and numerous site conveniences. Click on Working @ Bayer for more information on compensation and benefits.

What compensation benefits does Bayer offer?

We offer a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefit programs. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will be eligible for an array of innovative rewards and recognition programs, variable pay and incentive opportunities as well as benefits coverage beginning on your first day of employment. Click on Working @ Bayer for a complete list.

How can I further my education at Bayer?

You can be reimbursed up to 100% for educational expenses (tuition, books, registration and laboratory fees) associated with approved courses taken outside your normal working hours. Please note that there may be annual "caps" on the amount of reimbursement you can receive.

What other training programs are available to Bayer employees?

Our internal training opportunities include technical, professional and management development courses to help you achieve your individual career goals. We also offer assistance with foreign language skill building for professional development or in preparation for international assignments, some of which may be held on-site at Bayer locations.

Does Bayer have defined career paths?

One way we demonstrate our interest in encouraging you to develop in your field is through professional career ladders. These ladders outline the career path you would typically follow within a discipline or area of work. As you consider your next step on this path, you can identify specific developmental opportunities and establish action plans to grow within your field when opportunities to advance become available.

How to Join Us

How can I find out what jobs are currently open?

Our career website is updated throughout each day. If you do not see a position which you are interested in and qualified for today, you should visit our website again tomorrow as postings are updated daily.  Use the Job Search function at the top of the page to view current openings.

How can I be alerted of new job openings without having to check the Bayer career site daily?

You are able to set up job agents that create systemic job notifications to alert you of positions that fit your profile and interests via email. Once created, all new positions that meet your defined criteria, will automatically be emailed to you at the frequency you select. (i.e. daily, weekly, monthly).  This feature is located by clicking "Returning Applicants," logging into your profile, and then clicking "Job Agents."  You can create as several job agents within this section and/or delete them as well.

What is Bayer’s application process?

Bayer encourages you to submit your resume directly to a specific job posting that matches your career interests, background and qualifications. To apply, simply click on the Apply Now button for the specific posting of interest and complete the application process.  Use the Job Search function at the top of the page to view current openings.

 

Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation during the recruiting process may contact us via email careersusbayer.com or phone1-877-229-3727. A member of the Bayer Recruiting team will be able to assist you.

I have already created my candidate profile but I cannot remember my username and password. How do I retrieve this information?

The username and password was emailed to you when you first created your profile.  If you did not receive it, please check your spam/junk mail.  If you cannot locate the email, click above on "Returning Applicants" and select "Password Forgotten."  Once the screen opens, enter the email address on the profile you created and click "Request Password."  This will generate a new email containing your username and password.

Can I apply for positions outside of the U.S.?

Yes. If you are interested in opportunities outside of the U.S., visit www.career.bayer.us and select the country of interest to view the specific list of open positions in that country. Follow the application instructions provided to apply.

Does Bayer sponsor foreign nationals to work in the U.S?

Bayer provides sponsorship on a case by case basis, based on business needs. We encourage you to apply for positions of interest. Visa requirements will be discussed if you are selected to interview.

Am I required to upload a resume during the application process?

Yes.

Are there any restrictions when uploading attachments to my profile during the application process?

Yes, there are restrictions when uploading attachments.  Each attachment can be no larger than 3MB and the total of all attachments cannot exceed 5MB.

What happens once I submit my resume?

Immediately upon submission, you will receive a confirmation that your resume has been processed. If you do not receive this confirmation, you should try to complete your submission again.

Once your resume is submitted directly to a specific open position, a recruiter will review it against the position requirements to determine the disposition of the application. Those individuals who best meet the requirements will be contacted for further consideration.

How will I know the status of my application(s)?

Based on the volume of resumes we receive, we contact only those candidates who will be further considered for a specific position.  If you were not considered or selected for a specific position, you should not be discouraged from submitting your resume for other positions which you may be more closely qualified.


You are able to check the status of your application(s) at any time by scrolling up, clicking "Returning Applicants," logging into your profile, and then clicking "My Applications."  If your status is "In Process," your application is still being considered for the position.

How will I know if a job is filled?

If you are being considered for a position, you will be informed of your status throughout the recruiting process to the point at which the job is filled.

Do I need to apply again for each position I am interested in even though I applied to another position?

Yes.  You need to apply to each position you are interested in and qualified for.

How can I apply for an internship/co-op assignment?

You can submit your resume directly to the specific internship or co-op assignment of interest.  Use the Job Search function at the top of the page to view current openings.

When should I apply for an internship/co-op assignment?

Internship and co-op assignments are most frequently offered during the summer months. For those openings, we begin to consider candidates in December and continue through March.

All internship and co-op assignments will be listed with our current openings on our website; if you are interested in and qualified for one of these assignments, you should apply when that opening is posted.  Use the Job Search function at the top of the page to view current openings.

What is E-Verify?

E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that allows employers to verify the employment eligibility of their employees, regardless of citizenship.  

Does Bayer participate in the E-Verify program?

Yes.

If I require reasonable accommodations during the electronic employment application process, what resources are available to assist me?

Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation during the recruiting process may contact us via email careersus@bayer.com or phone 1-877-229-3727.  A member of the Bayer Recruiting team will be able to assist you.  

Will I be expected to travel?

The amount of travel required varies by position and is defined within each job posting. If interviewed, it is recommended that you discuss travel requirements directly with the hiring manager of that specific position.

Network with Us

Why is Bayer Jobs on Facebook?

Through Facebook, Bayer can share information with our prospective employees, stay in touch with interns, and communicate with people all over the world about working at Bayer. You’ll find information on our upcoming career fairs, campus visits and job opportunities, as well as regularly updated blog entries. And, we want to hear from you. Write on our Wall, join a discussion topic, and send us a note to let us know how we can improve our Bayer Jobs page on Facebook.

Do you have a list of targeted schools from which you recruit?

Bayer actively recruits at many colleges and universities.  Events that Bayer is participating in will be posted on our website, and through your college or university.

Services

How can I, as a third party vendor, partner with Bayer on external recruitment for open positions?

Bayer posts positions open to contingency search firms on RecruitAlliance. For more information on how your firm can support our talent acquisition needs, please visit RecruitAlliance.  

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Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) by calling 877-229-3727.
 

 

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