Watson Pharmaceuticals
3.1 of 5 64 reviews
www.watson.com Parsippany, NJ 5000+ Employees

Watson Pharmaceuticals Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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Production Operator Interview

Production Operator
Davie, FL

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals in July 2010.

Interview Details – Phone interview, next was a 1 on 1 interview with several management, and then if they see you are a good candidate to the company they make you an offer.

Interview Question – None, be yourself and answer the most you can to the best of your knowledge   Answer Question

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Senior Scientist Interview

Senior Scientist

I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals.

Interview Details – telephonic and onsite interview

Interview Question – technical interview   Answer Question

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Positive Experience

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Executive Director Interview

Executive Director
Parsippany, NJ

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals in March 2011.

Interview Details – Went through 11 interviews including HR

Interview Question – Company was struggling with getting IT systems under control and preparing for upcoming wave of manufacturing growth and hence most of the interviewers simply wanted to find out how I would prepare them for the challenges ahead.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Cash and stock bonus was very good but insufficient increase in base salary.

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Very Easy Interview

Service Support Analyst Interview

Service Support Analyst

Interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals

Interview Details – There was a phone screen with an HR representative. This interview was a 10 minute airport test at which time I was told that I would receive a call to schedule the next interview. I received a call the next day to setup a time for an on-site interview. While onsite I interviewed with the hiring manager and branch leadership.

Interview Question – There were no hard questions - the interviews were 95% behavioral in nature.   Answer Question

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Very Easy Interview

Process Operator Interview

Process Operator
Corona, CA

I applied online - interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals in May 2009.

Interview Details – nothing to it . just tell them what they want to hear

Negotiation Details – easy

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Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Business Systems Analyst III Interview

Business Systems Analyst III

Interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals

Interview Details – I made an appt for a telephone interview with a rep named Lori, she did not call the first time. We rescheduled, and again, she missed the call. We went through this three more times until I asked for her number, she was away from the desk when i called.
This group is incredibley unorganized, a waste of time.

Interview Question – nothing,   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Unorganized, do not waste your time

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Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Senior Scientist Interview

Senior Scientist

I applied online - interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals in February 2009.

Interview Details – HR, Hiring manager, coworker, director

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Project Management Intern Interview

Project Management Intern
Corona, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals.

Interview Details – This was for an internship in the project management department. Initially a phone interview with the usual questions, nothing technical

Interview Question – Nothing technical, but just have some scenarios that you can think of when you had to deal with a group projects or something you had to overcome   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The internship had a set hourly wage

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Marketing Intern Interview

Marketing Intern
Weston, FL

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals in February 2012.

Interview Details – Got a call from HR around 2 weeks before the interview. Was interviewed by the director of business analysis, the general manager and HR manager in one day. Asked me about the company, my school and prior experience. In general the interview was good and pretty straightforward. Everybody seems to be nice in this company. The culture is also more relaxed than other places.

Interview Question – Tell me what you know about Anda?   Answer Question

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Sales Representative Interview

Sales Representative
Weston, FL

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals in June 2010.

Interview Details – I submitted my application online in November 2008, I received a call back in February 2009. HR was the medium of contact and indicated their interest in my skills set. The interview consisted of two managers, very easy going. I was asked the "sell a pen" interview question. They were very informative of the overall job description.

Interview Question – Sell me a pen.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No real negotiation. The company was set on what they were willing to give.

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