Akzo Nobel Coatings Interview Questions

Updated Dec 30, 2014
Updated Dec 30, 2014
8 Interview Reviews

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    Engineering Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Akzo Nobel Coatings in August 2014.

    Interview

    I applied through university career services. HR contacted two days after I submitted application. The interview process was pretty simple. Only the site manager showed up in the interview and he told me he did not care about my oral English, but I had to be good at writing.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

  2.  

    Summer Intern - Process Engineer Interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Akzo Nobel Coatings.

    Interview

    There was two interviews back-to-back - one was with 2 team leaders and the other was with their manager. The questions were not that difficult and the interviewers were easy-going. The whole process took about an hour.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you believe is the best method to go about pinpointing and fixing a problem?   Answer Question
  3.  

    Support Department Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Akzo Nobel Coatings (Norcross, GA).

    Interview

    First interview was going over resume and experience. Second interview was a panel interview with three persons from different departments asking questions on past experience.

    Interview Questions

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    Chemist II Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Akzo Nobel Coatings (Strongsville, OH) in July 2009.

    Interview

    Interviewed about 4 hours long with 4 different individuals

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I was young and didnt negotiate. Big mistake.

  6.  

    Finance Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Akzo Nobel Coatings in February 2009.

    Interview

    Very detailed, several interviews

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    very smooth

  7.  

    Chemist Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Akzo Nobel Coatings.

    Interview

    Contacted thru a recruiter for the position. Interview consisted of phone interview first, then to job site to interview with HR, manager and others in the department. Really straightforward, though HR can be difficult to read. Need to take a personality test and another test where you select which words are most like or unlike you. Good coffee served lol.

    Interview Questions

    • Most difficult question was what five reports would you want to review first?   Answer Question
  8.  

    RSM Interview

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Akzo Nobel Coatings (Gurgaon, Haryana (India)) in March 2011.

    Interview

    The interview was focussed on tests of selling skills; technical skills; maket understanding; knowledge; the professional skills; skill with people; team building etc. The discussions was also focussed on key areas of work; professional success and acheivements.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Package offered was less then currect CTC.

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    Technical Executive Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Akzo Nobel Coatings in June 2010.

    Interview

    Campus Interview, CV selected based on semester marks, GD and then Final Interview.

    Interview Questions

    • A question from the related field, Polymer science, more specifically. Which I didn't studied.   1 Answer

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