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Fairchild Semiconductor Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Product Line Director Interview

Product Line Director
South Portland, ME

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor in September 2010.

Interview Details – All day interview. Met with senior staff members as well as the functional department managers. Most of the discussion was focused on my past experience and my understanding of the semiconductor market.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work for us and what value can you bring to us.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Excellent. HR Business Partner was very competent.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Manager Interview

Manager
San Jose, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor in May 2014.

Interview Details – Be prepared to describe your experience and how you can deliver similar results in the new role. Be sure to research the company history and products, behavior-based interview approach

Interview Question – What is your biggest career regret?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Document Control Specialist Interview

Document Control Specialist
South Portland, ME

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor.

Interview Details – HR recruiter was responsive, provided good background materials about the company, and decent information about the position. Interview itself was approximately two hours and I met with four folks including HR Liaison for the department. The questions were typical of a behavioral interview: background review, what has been your biggest challenge, etc.

Negotiation Details – Negotiation really wasn't an option for me at the time, given the economy and my need for a full-time job.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst
San Jose, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor.

Interview Details – It was very seamless and pleasant

Interview Question – details on accounting   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – 1 day


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Design Verification Intern Interview

Design Verification Intern

Interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor

Interview Details – Had a phone call from HR who set up the interview with my manager.

Interview Question – know your stuffs in your resume   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer
Salt Lake City, UT

I applied in-person - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor in May 2009.

Interview Details – 1:1 and group interviews

Interview Question – Liked to ask interview questions like why is a man hole cover round?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Simple


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Sales Manager Interview

Sales Manager
San Jose, CA

I applied through other source - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor in November 2009.

Interview Details – Met with 6 people who I would be working on a daily basis including the HR manager. They asked key questions about my work experience and how it applies towards my job. People were very pleasant during the interview. I also spoke with the HR manager for about an hour. he was very informative about companies direction.

Interview Question – How do you see fitting into Fairchild's culture?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Co-Op Interview

Co-Op
San Jose, CA

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor.

Interview Details – Asked about previous Internship Experience and Familiarity with lab tools usage.

Interview Question – Not that much Difficult.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

FAE Interview

FAE
San Jose, CA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor in February 2012.

Interview Details – While there was a decent number of interviews (5) It was not adversarial. Everyone was very professional and was just trying to determine competency and personality fit. It was not grueling in the details nor was it a hard sell. They truly seem to want competent employees with a solid attitude that can help them succeed.

Interview Question – I don't remember any difficult questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I utilized my experience level to increase non-compensation benefits


Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

IT Engineer Interview

IT Engineer

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Fairchild Semiconductor.

Interview Details – Phone interview, on-site interview with hiring manager and/or staff

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