Carrier Interview Questions

Updated Oct 28, 2014
Updated Oct 28, 2014
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    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was invited to take part in an on-campus interview with two carrier sales engineers. The first was quite pleasant and asked very pertinent and intelligent questions. The second asked harder questions. I took an extra second to think about the hardest one he asked and I could almost see the judgement in his eyes. I am sure this is the reason I did not get the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time you had to do something you thought was impossible but then you figured out a way to do it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Service Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Carrier.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with the Service Supervisor and Branch Manager. Completed in less than an hour. Was hired as a temp that day. Had to work 3 months before an offer was extended. Negotiations were brief as the details had been ironed out during the 3 month temp assignment.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Marketing and Communications Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Carrier.

    Interview Details

    Had a phone interview with the HR manager and my soon-to-be manager. It was a 30-minute conversation where they asked me what I did during my spare time, what my past experience was, why I chose UTC Carrier Transicold specifically.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Heat Exchanger Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Carrier in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    After two on-campus interviews, I got an on site and went to the Syracuse. I was interviewed seven people one by one. They asked me a lot about technique questions and some of them would go through my resume and ask questions based on that. Besides, They required me to give a 20 mins presentation after lunch time. The schedule for one day was tight,

    Interview Questions
    • Technical question: about heat transfer calculation of a heat exchanger. You should go through the heat transfer book in detail.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Personal reason.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Carrier.

    Interview Details

    Recruiting at college, On-campus interview followed by sales profile interview on the phone with an outside company and then a final interview at HQ

    Interview Questions
    • Very lengthy and professional interview process. In no way did they attempt to stump or discourage any recruits. As the position is for sales, they did expect everyone to be very personable and well presented.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Carrier.

    Interview Details

    Typical hiring process for college graduates: pre-screening at job fair, on-campus interviews, headquarters / regional manager interviews, then lastly local site interview

    Interview Questions
    • It mostly was pretty canned. Nothing to special or difficult   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not much negotiation. They have a pretty set program for recent college grads.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Syracuse, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Syracuse, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Carrier in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Initially contacted after a career fair Interviewed with two different people from management along with one team member and the HR coordinator. The interviews were very friendly and focused of establishing what past history I had in HVAC. They had co-op paperwork ready for me after I finished the interviews. HR typically only gives you a week to get back with your decision.

    Interview Questions
    • Most of the questions I received were based on past experience. No technical questions. They may ask you to relocate to another facility that is not the same as the one you interviewed at.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    They added some compensation for plane tickets for trips home over the course of the co-op. They were very kind but only gave a week or two to make the decision.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    BI Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Farmington, CT
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Farmington, CT
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Carrier in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Had a telephonic and skype interview, and then face to face. The interviews were complex. Had to answer with scenarios. Interviewing manager needed real life scenarios. Asked detailed questions as well.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Heating Lab Tech Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a weekinterviewed at Carrier in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    They use a recruiting service to get you in the door then you interview with the hiring manager. I actually interviewed with the cooling manager.

    Interview Questions
    • There was nothing hard about the interview my resume, work history and skills on paper did the work for me. They asked a few questions about my work history etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was none they have base offer of 15.50 an hr no benefits from them but the temp service offers medical and dental but who could afford it on 15.50 an hr.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Carrier in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    Everything I prepped myself for I ended up throwing out the window and a total waste of time. I guess that's what I get for reading self-help books. Should have spent far more time researching the company and what it stands for. In particular, what it expects from it's sales engineers on a day-by-day basis. For example, how would you spend a typical hour of a day spent calling on a contractor...

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle a disgruntled customer that a previous salesperson wronged and now has a sour taste in their mouth?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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