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Ingersoll-Rand Interview Questions

Updated Nov 20, 2014
Updated Nov 20, 2014
145 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Machine Builder Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.

    Interview Details

    I have been out of work since April 2009. I worked as a contractor for Premier Automation Contractors. for a short while is all.

    Interview Questions
    • I got awards for my over all work, solving skills, organizing, & attendance.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Sales Engineering Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.

    Interview Details

    Two rounds of phone interviews. First interview reviewing my qualifications and experience, also evaluating my desire for Trane. First interview was with a recruiting agent, second was with the potential regional manager. Largest problem was with relocation. Was only offered the position after saying that "i can see myself in _______ for the next 5 to 10 years"

    Interview Questions
    • Can you see yourself in _______ for the foreseeable future   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    little negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Product Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.

    Interview Details

    I applied to the position online, I was contacted several weeks with a list of questions about my work eligibility. Then to schedule a phone interview. The phone interview was conducted with 2 engineers.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Good luck.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you willing to work excessive overtime?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Employees advised going to work for IR.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Director of Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davidson, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davidson, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    They use behavior based interview questions that ask you to describe specific experiences you had in the past.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you had to implement a significant change in business practice or policy.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Electrical Engineering Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Met the Ingersoll-Rand team at a campus recruiting fair. A lady in HR seemed to really like me, she asked me to come back the next day to schedule an interview. I was excited, the company atmosphere and goals seemed great. I had an interview that was mostly behavioral based with no technical questions. They had a specific format for answering ~5 questions (what was the situation/problem, what did you do to fix it, how did the problem turn out). It was a pretty easy interview.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked about a time when I had to memorize something and that really caught me off guard.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Lead Supplier Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davidson, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Davidson, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    My resume was submitted directly through a current IR employee. I was then contacted by talent management for a initial phone interview. Three weeks later I was contacted by the hiring manager for a phone interview. Fairly straight forward questioning for both. Immediately after I was told I to make travel arrangements for an onsite interview. A couple days into making travel plans, I was then told I would have a panel interview by phone conference. The interview was behavior based questioning that wasn't too difficult. The interview was then followed up with another 30 minute phone interview covering technical questions. I then waited 2 1/2 weeks for a decision when I was contacted by talent management with a couple additional questions and feedback that I was to travel in to tour the site and check out the area. A couple days later I was contacted and told that I was going to have another panel interview but this one would be by video conference. Talent management made arrangements for a video conference in my town for a panel interview. Two of the individuals in the interview had also been in the previous panel interview. Behavior based questioning again lasting over an hour. At this point, I had been dealing with IR for 2 1/2 months and losing my patience because of the waiting, interviewing with the same people with some of the same questions. At the end of the interview I was told that they would make a decision that day and I should know something in a few days. After a week I started contacting talent management. I could never reach them by phone but was able to get a response that they were finishing up interviews and would get everyone together for a group decision. They were unaware that I knew the position was offered immediately after my interview, and the 2 of the interviews were overseas at the time they said they were still interviewing and meeting for a decision. I did get turned down for the position but after 12 weeks I was relieved to have closure. Everything about this process was bad. Poor communication, planning, coordination and timing. I took 2 vacation day from my current job because they scheduled the interview in the middle of the day. Chalk this one up as my worst interview experience over a 20 year career.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.

    Interview Details

    The first perception that I got about the company was that it cared about where their employees came from, where they are now, and where they are going in their careers. My second perception was that they care about the well-being of their employees. The interview was one in which you have to make sure that you know what you're talking about and be flexible in what you are able to do for the company.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you think your background fits with the current program that you're going to be hired for?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't much negotiation. I got exactly what I asked for.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Summer Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clemson, SC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clemson, SC
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Ingersoll-Rand in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was selected through the campus fair for the first round interview. The interviewer had a sheet which he would note down my answers and mark me for the same. All questions were behavioral based. It was for about half an hour. The interviewer was friendly and in the end gave a description of the nature of internship

    Interview Questions
    • What was your biggest success and biggest failure? What did you learn from them?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Ingersoll-Rand.

    Interview Details

    3 Interviews with two phone interview. Interview panel of employees

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

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Pros: “The company has wonderful benefits and opportunities. The VP's are focused on improving systems and really care about the company's future. The tone at the top is positive.” Full Review

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