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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 do I apply for a job at Bayer?

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To submit your application, go to “Job Search” in the upper right corner of the career website. Select the career level you’re looking for, functional area and geographic location. If you find a position you’d like to apply for, click on the “apply online” button. Here you can create a candidate profile, upload a LinkedIn profile, or sign in if you have an existing profile. You can also check the status of your current applications.

 

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 forgot my password. How can I reset it?

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Your username and password were emailed to you when you first created your profile. If you did not receive them, please check your spam/junk mail. You can reset your password on our career website using your email address. Click on ‘Returning Applicants’ in the right hand section, under “Registration/Application.” In the login box, you can change or reset your password. If you forgot it, click on “Forgot your Password.” You will get a notification within a few seconds with instructions to reset your password.

I have changed my e-mail address in my profile and cannot log into it using my new e-mail address. What shall I do?

The system authenticates users based on the email address you entered the first time you logged on. Even if you changed your email, log on using your original email address to logon. However, notifications will be sent to your new address.

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

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You can set up job alerts that will email you with information about positions that fit your profile and interests. Once the alert is created, all new positions that meet your defined criteria will automatically be emailed to you at the frequency you select (e.g., daily, weekly, monthly). To locate this feature, click "Returning Applicants," log into your profile, and then click "Job Management." You can create (or delete) several job alerts within the section “Saved searches/alerts.”

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 my country of residence?

Yes, of course. If you are interested in opportunities outside of your country of residence, visit http://www.career.bayer.com and select the country you’re interested in to view the list of open positions in that country. Follow the application instructions provided.

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.

Do I have to upload a resume?

Yes. The first step in creating your profile is to upload your resume. We'll automatically organize it to make it searchable by our recruiters and maximize your chance of finding a match. The accepted file types are DOCX, PDF, PPT, XLS, CSV, Image and Text.

In what language should I apply?

The application should always be done in the language of the job advertisement.

How can I delete my profile?

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In the “My Profile” section of the career website, you can click on "delete profile" in the upper right corner. If you delete your profile but decide at a later date to apply for a position, you will have to create a new profile.

How can I check if my e-mail address is still registered in your system?

The best way to check is to request a password reset in the system. Only existing accounts are able to generate new passwords. If no notification is sent to you, you will need to re-apply.

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 do I find out about the status of my application?

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You can log into your profile by clicking on ‘Returning applicants’ in the right margin of the career page. To see your application history, visit the “Job Management” section, then click “Jobs Applied” to check the status of your open applications.

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.

How can I refer a job to a friend?

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You can refer a job to a friend in the system by selecting a job and clicking the “Email this job to a friend” button. You will then be asked to enter your email address and the email address of the friend to whom you would like to send the job. You may change or delete the text in the message field to meet your needs.

In case you found the job on our career website you can also use the sharing function which will appear on the right side of the page. You have the option to share it via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or to send it via E-Mail.

How do I apply to Bayer on LinkedIn?

You can use your LinkedIn profile to add information to your candidate profile by clicking the button ‘Apply using LinkedIn’.A new window will open asking for your LinkedIn credentials. As soon as you have typed them in you will see a four digit number which you need to copy and fill in the free field. This is to make sure you really want to progress. Your profile data will be transferred to your candidate profile and you can check if everything coorect and as you want it to be. You can of course adapt, delete or enhance the information given.

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. 

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.

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