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Union Pacific Operations Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 29, 2014
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I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Union Pacific in September 2013.

Interview Details – Online application, followed by two interviews. First interview was at a hotel with a mix of current employees and new applicants. Two written tests and a personality assessment along with the first actual interview. Fairly standard interview questions,emphasis on safety and leadership, highlight these experiences if you have them. Whole process was about a half a day or so. Second interview was at the regional he, more intimate with a panel of six people or so, made up of the regional Vice President, HR director, and some other high up folks.

Interview Question – Nothing way outside the box, be prepared to answer situational questions about leadership and safety   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Not much room to negotiate, they have a cap, even if you are experienced, however, the money comes later.they send you an offer letter if they want you and you either accept or decline.

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Operation Manager Interview

Operation Manager

Interviewed at Union Pacific

Interview Details – I got an email saying that I was invited to the interviewing process. When you get to the interview site the interviewer gives a short presentation. Then take four test that take about four hours. two of the tests are personality profiles. The test were not that bad. As for the interview it was pretty basic. They ask you situational questions.

Interview Question – Over the past week when have you incorporated safety into your daily routine   Answer Question

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Operations Manager Interview

Operations Manager

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Union Pacific.

Interview Details – One interview at school, invited to interview in Omaha, but declined.

Interview Question – Must take a required skills/knowledge test during interview   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Too much travel

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