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Associate R&D Specialist
Lausanne (Switzerland)

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Nestlé in May 2011.

Interview Details – I applied online, then was contacted for a phone interview with a scientist. After a few weeks, I had a second phone interview with HR, where they clarified some of the conditions of the position (salary, 2 year contract, etc.), and tried to confirm I actually was interested in moving to Switzerland. I was then invited for a 2-day in-person interview, during which I met with several people (HR, scientists, department head, head of research center). At the interview, I was also asked to give a 1-hr presentation of my previous research.

Interview Question – I was asked fairly standard interview questions, as well as about how my research background could be applied in the food industry.   Answer Question

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Associate R&D Specialist
Lausanne (Switzerland)

I interviewed at Nestlé in September 2009.

Interview Details – Interview and hiring process is very long and they dont care at all about the applicant. It took me one phone interview and 2 onsite interviews with 10 people over a period of 6 months to get hired. there were months in the middle that they just ddidnt communicate at all or even replied to emails. decision making is the weakest point of the nestle research centre.

Interview Question – They asked me about the fiscal deficit of the company and how I think it could be fixed.   Answer Question

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