Preguntas Frecuentes

Preguntas Frecuentes

See below for answers to some frequently asked questions related to profile creation and job search and apply.

Register & Update Profile

 

How do I create a profile and apply online?

How do I edit my personal information?

How do I change or reset my password?

I have forgotten my password, what do I do?

I have forgotten my user name, what do I do?

How do I subscribe / unsubscribe from receiving job posting notifications?

I started an application, but wasn't able to finish, so I closed out of the application, what do I do?

The system keeps saying my e-mail address already exists, what do I do?

How do I create a profile and apply online?

To create a profile, click on the "Sign in" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. Click on the button for New User and follow the prompts to create a user name and password. Review/accept the privacy agreement. Your user name shold be unique; we recommend using your email address. Once you have created the account, use the Job Search to search for positions. Once you have located a position you are interested in, click on Apply Online link in the posting to edit and submit your application. If you do not find a position posted that matches your background/experience, please submit a general profile by selecting "Create/Access my profile" to the right hand side of the job search results.

How do I edit my personal information?

Click "Sign In" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. Enter your username and password and click "Login." Once logged in, select "My Account Options". Under each Section Header, click "Edit" to update the information.

How do I change or reset my password?

Click "Sign In" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. Enter your username and password and click "Login." Once logged in, select "My Account Options". Select "Edit" next to the section titled Login Information. Enter current password and new password in the correct fields. If you have forgotten your password, click on the "Sign In" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. After reviewing/accepting the privacy agreement, click "Forgot your password?". Enter your User Name and Email Address in the appropriate fields and click OK. You will receive a Change Password email. Open this email and follow the instructions. If you are having problems with the link, please open the attachment sent with the email and try again. Please note that this email will only be good once to access the application process or change your password. Once you reach the change password screen, enter the requested information. The temporary password in the email should be entered in the Old Password field.

I have forgotten my password, what do I do?

In order to retrieve your password, click on the "Sign In" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. You must click Forgot your password?. Enter your User Name and Email Address in the appropriate fields and click OK. You will receive a Change Password email. Open this email and follow the instructions. If you are having problems with the link, please open the attachment sent with the email and try again. Please note that this email will only be good once to access the application process or change your password. Once you reach the change password screen, enter the requested information. The temporary password in the email should be entered in the Old Password field. Select your new password keeping the following in mind:

  • It must contain between 6 and 32 characters. Use only characters from the following set: ! # $ % & ( ) * + , - . / 0123456789 : ; < = > ? @ ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ [ \ ] _ ' abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz { | } "
  • It must contain at least 1 letter(s) (ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz).
  • It must contain at least 1 numeric character(s) (0123456789).
  • It must not contain more than 2 identical consecutive characters (AAA, iiii, $$$$$ ...).
  • It must not contain your user name.

I have forgotten my user name, what do I do?

In order to retrieve your username, click on the "Sign In" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. You must click "Forgot your username?". Enter Email Address in the appropriate field and click Validate.

How do I subscribe / unsubscribe from receiving job posting notifications?

To unsubscribe from notifications, you would need to access your profile. Click "Sign In" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. Enter your username and password and click "Login." While in your profile, you'll see a checkbox for the notifications. Check/Uncheck the box "Send an email notification whenever a new position matching this profile is posted." and "Save and Continue" to the next page. At that point you can exit since the change has been saved. OR click "My Account Options" and select "Edit" for the last section titled Correspondence. Check/Uncheck the box for "Send me an email notification whenever a new position matching my profile is posted (job posting notification)." and click "Save".

I started an application, but wasn't able to finish, so I closed out of the application, what do I do?

Select "Sign In." Enter your username and password. Then select "My Job Page." "My Submissions" tab will display your jobs submissions, review the Draft Submissions. Select "Finish Draft Submission" to complete the application process. If the position does not show, please search for the job again and start the process. Ensure that you Save as Draft before closing out of the application.

The system keeps saying my e-mail address already exists, what do I do?

This means that you have created a profile previously with our site. In order to retrieve your username, click on "Sign In" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. Click "Forgot your username?". Enter Email Address in the appropriate field and click Validate. In order to retrieve your password, click Forgot your password?. Enter your User Name and Email Address in the appropriate fields and click OK. You will receive a Change Password email. Open this email and follow the instructions. If you are having problems with the link, please open the attachment sent with the email and try again. Please note that this email will only be good once to access the application process or change your password. Once you reach the change password screen, enter the requested information. The temporary password in the email should be entered in the Old Password field.

Job Search & Apply

I cannot upload my resume; can I submit a resume via mail or email?

All applications must be submitted online in the careers section of the website. You can attach up to 5 different documents to your profile. You may be attaching a document that is not supported or is too large. You cannot attach a file that exceeds the allocated limit of 500 kilobytes.

I do not see a position that I am interested in, but would like to submit a general profile. What should I do?

If you have not done so already, create a new account. To create a profile, click on the "Sign in" link in the top right corner of the Job Search page. Click "New User" and follow the prompts to create a user name and password. On the Job Search page, refer to the link in red in the right column to submit a general profile. Set up your profile to receive notifications for new openings.

How do I find positions that could be interesting for me?

If you are having issues with the job search function, please refer to the tips below:

  • Start by clearing the search form with the "Clear" button.
  • Make sure your search is not too specific. If you enter search criteria but there are no jobs in the search results, it is possible there are no jobs currently posted that match your specific criteria. Clear the search page using the "Clear" button and search with fewer or different criteria. This is not a guarantee of results; as even with fewer criteria, it is still possible that few or no jobs are posted that match your criteria.
  • If you have the job number, it is recommended to search on the job number only. No additional criteria is needed. Make sure the form is clear, enter the job number and click Search. You can also search with just part of the job number.
  • If a specific job can't be found, it is likely the job is no longer posted. If you would like us to confirm a position is no longer posted, please reply to this email with either the job number or the job title. If you feel you are receiving no jobs in error, please reply to us with the exact criteria you are using and we will validate if any posted jobs match your chosen criteria.

How do I find out the status of my application?

Select "Sign In" then select "My Job Page" then "My Submissions". This will display your jobs submissions, the status of the job and the status of your application within the job.

I started an application, but wasn't able to finish, so I closed out of the application, what do I do?

Select "Sign In." Enter your username and password. Then select "My Job Page." "My Submissions" tab will display your jobs submissions, review the Draft Submissions. Select "Finish Draft Submission" to complete the application process. If the position does not show, please search for the job again and start the process. Ensure that you Save as Draft before closing out of the application.

Can I make changes to my application and/or apply for another position?

You can apply to any position that is posted at any time by following the job search and apply steps. Changes can be made to any application as long as the posting is still open. Select "Sign In." Enter your username and password and click Login. Then select "My Job Page." "My Submissions" tab will display. Then click the "View/Edit Submission" next to the application that you wish to edit.

How do I withdraw from a position?

You can apply to any position that is posted at any time by following the job search and apply steps. Changes can be made to any application as long as the posting is still open. Select "Sign In." Enter your username and password and click Login. Then select "My Job Page." Then click the "Withdraw"" next to the application that you wish to remove your submission. Enter your explanation and click "Yes."

What are the requirements to apply (deadline, work permit, qualifications, etc)?

Please review the job posting to find out the qualifications for the position.

I am a recent graduate, where can I apply?

If you are a recent graduate, please click here to apply

I am a student, where can I apply?

If you are a student, please click here to apply.

I am a current Cummins employee, where can I apply?

If you are a current employee, please contact your local HR representative. If you are a contractor or not employed by Cummins, please search and apply for positions on this site.

When will I hear back?

Because of the volume of applications received, please understand that we cannot respond to each applicant individually. You will be contacted by a recruiter if more information is required, or you are considered for the position to which you applied.

Who can I contact for more information?

Unfortunately, we cannot provide contact information for each job posting. Recruitment processes at Cummins differ by country and business unit and in many cases multiple people manage each opening at different points during the process. Due to the volume of applications we are unable to personally correspond with each applicant.

I need more clarity about the Job Type. Which fits my situation?

  • Professional - If you have 2+ years work experience, this is your job type.
  • College / University - If you are within 2 years (730 days) of completing a college level degree program (BS, MS, PHD and MBA), this is your job type.
  • Internship - If you are enrolled full-time, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate college level degree relevant to Cummins' future business needs and wish to work for a minimum of 10 weeks, this is your job type.
  • Cooperative / 12 Month Placement - If you are enrolled full-time, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate, college level degree which is relevant to Cummins' future business needs and wish to undertake a period of work experience for either a 6 or 12 month period followed by you returning to your university for completion of your degree studies, this is your job type.
  • Shop - This job type contains both the general shop workforce and the skilled trades including both "direct" and "indirect" labor directly related to production.

Job Site Technical Assistance

Technical Requirements

  1. It is necessary to use one of the following computer configurations:
    1. With Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 are supported as well as Firefox 3.5
    2. With Windows Vista, Internet Explorer 7 and 8 are supported as well as Firefox 3.5
    3. With Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8 is supported as well as Firefox 3.5
    4. With Mac OS X 10.4 and above, Safari 3.x and Firefox 3.5 may work most of the time but not necessarily always. Try one of the configurations above if Mac is an issue.
  2. You must deactivate any firewall or security system on your computer such as Norton, Symantec or McAfee as well as other software products that are known to interfere with the online application such as toolbars, etc...
  3. Enable your pop-ups.
  4. To prevent you from being timed out, make sure you are spending less than 10 minutes on any given page.
  5. Try deleting the cookies and temporary internet files in the Tools > Internet Options menu of Internet Explorer.
  6. Enable your cookies.

Verify Cookie Configuration:

  1. In the browser menu go to Tools > Internet Options > Privacy.
  2. Make sure Settings is set to Medium
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. In the Advanced Privacy Settings window, make sure that Override automatic cookie handling is not selected. Then click OK.

Add Taleo as Trusted Site:

  1. In the browser menu go to Tools > Internet Options > Security.
  2. Click on Trusted Sites
  3. Click on Sites button
  4. In the Add this website to the zone type in the following two sites separately: http://*.taleo.net and https://*.taleo.net without the quotes
  5. Click Add after each item
  6. Click Close
  7. Click Default Level
  8. Set slider to Medium

Clear the browser cache:

  1. In the browser menu, go to Tools > Internet Options.
  2. On the General tab in the Temporary Internet Files section click the Delete Files button. This will delete all the files that are currently stored in your cache.
  3. Make sure the 'Delete all offline content' box is checked.
  4. Click OK and then click OK again.

Enable Pop-ups:

  1. On the Tools menu click Internet Options.
  2. Click the Privacy tab
  3. Click Settings
  4. In the field Address of website to all type the following: *.taleo.net without the quotes.

You may also need to disable third-party pop ups from browser add-ons such as Yahoo or Google.

I received a system error. What should I do?

Usually, clearing your cached files and cookies will correct the issue.

Typical steps in Internet Explorer:

  1. In the browser menu, go to Tools > Internet Options.
  2. On the General tab in the Temporary Internet Files section click the Delete Files button. This will delete all the files that are currently stored in your cache.
  3. Make sure the 'Delete all offline content' box is checked.
  4. Click OK and then click OK again.

For all other issues, not mentioned click here