Yes, we always obtain explicit permission from the candidate before contacting references.
We look for talented individuals all over the world, and we carefully select people who have the right motivation, skills and experience to thrive in our dynamic and diverse environment. Our selection process is robust and transparent. Once you have found a suitable role please apply online. You may save your application at any point to complete later. For legal reasons, the information requested during the application process may differ between countries.
To be considered for other opportunities check the box marked "release your candidate profile to enable recruiters to access your data" on the "send application" page. You may opt out at any time via your account overview page.
Yes! We suggest creating a profile and saving your details for faster applications in the future, meaning that you would only need to upload a customized cover letter and answer any additional questions that may be required for the screening and evaluation process.
We do not request medical records. However, where necessary or required by law, medical clearance is obtained before an offer is finalized. We will pay any and all associated costs and we do not carry out genetic tests.
After submitting your application, you will receive an immediate automated response confirming receipt. We strive to move candidates through the recruitment process in a timely manner. However, as we receive many applications for each job, it may take from two weeks to two months before you are contacted about next steps.
Some people have received what appeared to be genuine offers of employment from our company via e-mail, which turned out to be fraudulent.
"Phishing", as this type of fraud is known, is an e-mail scam targeting many businesses and individuals worldwide. The senders are generally trying to obtain personal and/or bank information. They may also be trying to extract money for processing job applications or costs related to "work permits" or "visa working papers".
In other cases, candidates have been asked for payment to secure interviews or guarantee a job.
These e-mails may look authentic, with a company logo or convincing personal details taken from social networking pages. However, they have no connection with our company and we never use these methods as part of our recruitment process.
For more information read the recruitment fraud warning (> copy this page here 1:1 from ABB: https://new.abb.com/careers/fraud-warning).
A maximum of 10 files can be uploaded (including CV, education certificates, references, etc.), and the size of each file should not exceed 1 MB. If you have not exceeded either of these limits, then try to upload the documents again, using an alternative browser.
If files exceed the limit, upload the most important document – i.e., your CV – and forward the rest directly to the recruitment team once you have been contacted.
First, delete cookies in your browser, then restart your browser and try again. Using an alternative browser such as Chrome or Firefox may also resolve the issue. Accessing the website in incognito mode might also help.
Once an application is submitted successfully, you will receive a confirmation email, and the application status shown in your profile will change from "Draft" to "In process". If your application is still marked "Draft", and you did not receive an email, there may have been a technical issue during submission. Please open the application and resubmit.
An unlocked (or “released”) profile means that your CV is retained in our talent pool and our recruitment team may contact you with opportunities relevant to your experience. If your profile is locked, it is only visible to the recruiter who is processing that specific vacancy to which you have applied. You can change the status of your profile at any time:
- Log in to your profile.
- Go to the Settings page.
- Scroll down to the Profile Status section.
Click on one of the options:
- I would like to allow recruiters to access my profile in order to be considered also for other jobs that match my interests (unlocked profile).
- I would like to be considered only for the job(s) I applied for (locked profile).