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Updated Jul 18, 2014
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Average Interview

Autozoner Interview

Autozoner
Yucaipa, CA

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at AutoZone in May 2014.

Interview Details – Submitted an application online on a Friday and a few hours later I got a call back for an interview on the following Saturday. Ran a background check and was offered the job on the next Friday. Overall, the interview went well. It lasted about 20 minutes. The manager was on point with his expectations of you as an employee.

Interview Question – If a customer came in and wanted to replace their brakes, what would you tell them they needed to do the job right?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was offered more than I requested.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Red Shirt Interview

Red Shirt
Atlanta, GA

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at AutoZone in February 2012.

Interview Details – Very friendly, quick. mainly talked about hobbies and what not. manager was more focused on connecting on a personal base first. which was refreshing. very laid back interview in my personal experience.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Store Autozoner Interview

Store Autozoner
Granger, IN

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at AutoZone in June 2014.

Interview Details – I had one interview and the manager gave me a test to see what i knew about auto parts. I figured since i didn't know anything i wouldn't get the job. The manager questioned everything about me and my past job history. Asked if i was in the Armed Services. Straight forward with me every step of the way.

Interview Question – My desired salary   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Customer Service Representative Interview

Customer Service Representative

Interviewed at AutoZone

Interview Details – The entire hiring process took nearly 2 months. Autozone is a very deliberate company. I interviewed in November 2013 and was hired January 2014. The interview was fairly basic. I had very little knowledge of Automobiles but I was able to let my character and personality show during the interview.

Interview Question – They all were reasonable to mthe job.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Parts and Service Manager Interview

Parts and Service Manager
Saint Charles, MO

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at AutoZone in May 2011.

Interview Details – I was hired by Corporate Recruiter, the company no longer uses them, they have "Hire Certified" Managers perform the interview. Now all applications are done on-line and local SM''s have access to the database and apps. Apps are no longer pre-screened by store management team, it is now a long and drawn out process, no longer handled locally. Standard Psych eval is used as well and will block "Good" applicants who do not satisfy the Pschyo-Babble questionnaire.

Interview Question – The standard "How would you handle a difficult customer"   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Part Sales Manager Interview

Part Sales Manager
Lynchburg, VA

I applied in-person and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at AutoZone in April 2014.

Interview Details – Took well over 2 hours, and multiple times on computer to complete mandatory surveys. Survey MUST be done in NON peak Internet hours - typically afternoons, early morning or middle of night ..Took over a week to get background check - never got copy of background check.

Interview Questions

  • How do you feel working in a racially mixed area with a black female manager, that is not from local area ?   View Answer
  • 20 question test on repairing cars and auto parts   View Answer
  • Would you mind driving a company car with no corporate auto insurance on it? Insurance card provided has no phone number, no company name, and has the corporate 800 number listed.   View Answers (3)

Negotiation Details – I made offer based on salary listed on this web site. Was hired at $1.00 per hour less than average offer. Started on Thursday (middle of week).


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Accounts Receivable Interview

Accounts Receivable
Memphis, TN

I applied through a staffing agency and interviewed at AutoZone.

Interview Details – Phone interview that did not discuss the position... was told it was a customer service position when really it was collections. Supervisor spoke of her religious beliefs in orientation more than the job itself.

Interview Question – No difficult questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – This is what we pay... none negotiable.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Customer Service Representative (CSR) Interview

Customer Service Representative (CSR)
Springfield, MO

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at AutoZone in July 2011.

Interview Details – I only interviewed once. The interview took almost two hours and was completely off base. We covered a lot of information that did not pertain to the job.

Interview Question – Do I have any family   View Answer

Negotiation Details – I would say hold out this company can pay a lot more money than they do when you are starting out and they will rail road if they can get away with it.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Senior Parts Sales Interview

Senior Parts Sales
Santa Ana, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at AutoZone in September 2013.

Interview Details – The interview started off with me telling the manager about myself. I was asked a lot of question about my knowledge of automotive parts and experience. I was also ran through some scenarios about what I would sell a customer if they were buying parts for their car, and what related items I would suggest to them. The interview lasted about one hour long.

Interview Question – Honestly, all the questions were not hard, because I have experience with automotive parts and management. I would suggest learning the company pledge and AutoZone values.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I received a call stating that I got the job and the highest they could offer was $9.25. I did not try to negotiate because I really wanted the customer service experience.


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Very Difficult Interview

Commercial Driver Interview

Commercial Driver

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at AutoZone.

Interview Details – I was interviewed at one store, and supposed to be hired there as a Parts Manager at a higher pay rate and full time. HOWEVER, I was offered a low paying basic entry level part time job 24 miles away! Being currently unemployed for almost one year, I reluctantly took it. A decision I still regret to this day!

Interview Question – Expects a lot of vehicle knowledge for what they pay!   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Pay and schedule are non-negotiable. Employees are numbers.

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