Watson Pharmaceuticals
3.0 of 5 60 reviews
www.watson.com Parsippany, NJ 5000+ Employees

Watson Pharmaceuticals Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 23, 2014
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Senior Scientist Interview

Anonymous Employee

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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Executive Director Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
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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QA Specialist Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals.

Interview Details – Applied online. I got a very short, over the phone interview. It was about 15 minutes long with basic questions about my skills and a few behavioral questions. A week later, they called me for an in person interview. Most questions were behavioral. Nothing too technical. Interview was about 30 minutes long. Good corporate culture, friendly atmosphere.

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 10 years? How do you think this position can help you get there?   Answer Question

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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Service Support Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee

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

Anonymous Employee
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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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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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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Project Management Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
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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Easy Interview

QA Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Mumbai (India)

I applied in-person and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals in November 2011.

Interview Details – interview iwth HOD of dept general as easy
Then finally with HR manager for confirmation

Interview Question – nothing as it is.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiations as it was contractual type job

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Marketing Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
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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