Caterpillar Interview Questions

Updated Apr 9, 2015
Updated Apr 9, 2015
316 Interview Reviews

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    Interview

    Interview consists of HR and technical rounds.In Technical round questions came from IC engines.Phenomena of knocking was asked to describe and questions like "what happens when diesel is put into a petrol engine?' were asked.The technical questions were pretty easy.,Hr questions were primarily to test reaction under pressure.Many questions asked were standard like "What are your strengths and weaknesses?' and "Tell me about yourself?"

    Interview Questions

    • "What would you do if you come to know that your boss is working against the company given that you have maintained to be obedient with him ?'"   1 Answer
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    Sales Interview

    No Offer
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Caterpillar.

    Interview

    Applied on-line, received call from HR couple of days after applying. As usual HR questions & she advised calling me back with line managers approval, she called to schedule interview. Star Method Interview

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    Apqp Engineer Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Caterpillar.

    Interview

    Interview was relaxed. More of a conversation than a process. They asked of experience and appreciated honest answers.

    Interview Questions

    • How does your current job relate to APQP?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Quick. They called me 45 min after the interview. I got more money than I expected.

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    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Caterpillar.

    Interview

    Met with one of the engineering supervisors for caterpillar. It was a one on one interview and it consisted of experience in the field kind of questions.

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    Project Engineer Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    interview was done in person

    Interview Questions

    • what is your most and least favorite subject in school   Answer Question
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    Internship Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

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

    Interview

    Typical behavioral interview questions. e.g. working in a group, dealing with conflict

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Hourly rate was non-negotiable

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    Intern Interview

    No Offer
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Caterpillar.

    Interview

    Applied through campus career services and received an on-campus interview. Consisted of two 30-minute interviews. The interviews were all very typical behavioral questions. Nothing hard or supring about it, just the typical "tell me about a time you ....". The interviewers vere very nice. Even though I did not get an offer I received a call.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you attempted to accomplish something and failed.   Answer Question
  9.  

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Caterpillar.

    Interview

    I talked to someone at the career fair. They later emailed me saying that they wanted to interview me.

    There were two interviews back to back. Both were 30 minutes long. Two really nice guys who asked just about all behavioral questions. They asked three questions at a time, and you got to pick which one you wanted to answer. That made it really easy.

    Interview Questions

    • Be ready to just talk about yourself. They may ask you to just talk about yourself   Answer Question
  10.  

    Interview

    First Interview in campus, second was in Peoria, three different interviews with three different people. It was some time ago, so I don't quite remember well. They also took us on a tour in one of their manufacturing facility as far as I remember.

    Interview Questions

    • I don't wanna give a wrong question, since this was some time ago.   Answer Question
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    Accounting Intern Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Caterpillar.

    Interview

    I had two 1:1 interviews. Questions were all behavioral.

    Interview Questions

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