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Getting an Interview
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I applied in-person. I interviewed at Cummins (Phoneton, OH) in January 2015.
Started with a phone interview from one of the HR guys, it involves behavorial question like "tell us a time when you have to make a difficult decision & how did you go about ir"...it was followed with a technical interview after a couple of weeks, the interviewer is one of the chief engineer & he concentrated his question on technical understanding of IC Engine...still expecting to hear frm then soon
- What is the first law of thermofynamics Answer Question
Other Interview Reviews for Cummins
Engineering InterviewAccepted OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Cummins in January 2015.
I applied online and was eventually contacted about a phone interview. The first phone interview was with an HR representative and it lasted around a half hour. A week or so after that I was contacted about a second phone interview. The second interview was with an engineer. It lasted an hour and was full of very technical engineering questions about what I would do in design and development situations. I received an offer a several weeks later.
- What are the steps you would take to identify the cause of a specific problem? Answer Question
Engineer InterviewNo OfferAverage Interview
Attended to a recruiting event and got a phone interview. They called me at the precariously time scheduled and had behavioral questions such as: Tell me a time you struggled with technology? How do yo prioritize projects? Why Cummins?
- Tell me a time you had a cultural issue with a colleague and how you responded Answer Question
Engineering InterviewAccepted OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cummins (Fort Collins, CO) in October 2014.
There was an in-person interview with a Cummins engineer at my school's career fair. It was a typical behavioral interview, and the interviewer was relaxed and easy to talk to. A couple weeks later there was a phone interview with a senior manager, with some behavioral questions and some personality/get to know you questions. Both interviews were low-stress and mostly behavioral.
- How would you deal with a coworker you disagreed with? Answer Question
No negotiation was available for this position.
Engineering InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cummins (Blacksburg, VA) in October 2014.
standard behavioral questions for the interview, more relaxed interviewer so it was not too stressful or overbearing that lasted about 30 minutes; second short interview which was over the phone, lasted about 20 mins and involved a logical thinking question and some more about myself and resume / past experiences
- standard behavioral questions for interview; brief resume/personal summary along with a basic logical thinking/industry/product knowledge question in the second interview which was a phone interview Answer Question
Engineer InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cummins (Stoughton, WI) in April 2014.
I was contacted by a recruiter about a contract position with Cummins Filtration. The position required a working knowledge of Pro/E Creo. I interview in person and was shown a presentation about what the facility did, and I was shown an example of the type of projects I would be working on if I were to be hired. They asked me about my experience with Pro/E. I also described a design project I worked on in some detail. There weren't many behavioral interview questions. That might have been because it was a contract position that needed to be hired asap to do mostly modeling. After my interview I was given a part to model in Creo. The engineer and the HR individual who interviewed me were amicable.
- I was given an injected molded part and a caliper, and I was asked to model it to the best of my ability in a 30 minute period. Answer Question
Engineer InterviewNo OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cummins (Indianapolis, IN) in March 2014.
Applied the job online,got an email regarding the steps of the interview.1st interview was behavioral interview....aced it. 2nd interview was technical interview with a panel of two people.
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Engineer InterviewNo Offer
I applied online. I interviewed at Cummins.
Initially they will call you and take behavioral interview. Second round is a technical interview.
- Tell me the things which you thought I should ask and I didn't ask? Answer Question
Engineer InterviewAccepted OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Cummins (Columbus, IN).
The "process", like all Cummins' processes is like a poorly planned game show with almost a complete lack of necessary verbal communications. There are lots of hoops and paperwork that lead up to several rounds of "interviews" that are structured to be both intimidating and confrontational. Unfortunately, I ignored many of these Red Flags for the lure of a better salary. It was not worth it.
- None of the questions were difficult. The participants obviously had been "assigned" the task of interviewing and had no genuine interest. Therefore, "the game" was simply to ask seemingly random or "canned" questions aimed more at trying to highlight the dominance of the interviewer. Answer Question
Negotiation? Are you kidding?
Engineer InterviewAccepted Offer
The process included a phone interview along with a in person panel interview.
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