John Deere

  www.deere.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

John Deere Engineering Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 20, 2014
All Interviews Received Offers

Getting an Interview  

35%
30%
5%

Interview Experience  

57%
28%
14%

Interview Difficulty  

Average Difficulty
11 candidate interviews Back to all interview questions
Relevance Date Difficulty
in

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer
Cedar Rapids, IA

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at John Deere in April 2014.

Interview Details – Very accommodating as i was not present in the USA. I was able to have the interview via Skype. However due to not being present in the country didn't proceed further. Seems like the people are friendly.

Interview Question – Standard interview questions   Answer Question


1 person found this helpful

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer
Moline, IL

I applied through college or university and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at John Deere.

Interview Details – I had one On-Campus interview that lasted 50 minutes. They asked basic behavioral questions. They then offered to fly me down to Moline, IL for a second interview; I accepted and i had two 45 minute interviews. They asked most of the same questions as the first interview but with more time for questions at the end.

Interview Question – What is your definition of success?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineering Interview

Engineering
Davenport, IA

I applied through college or university and the process took 5 days - interviewed at John Deere in March 2008.

Interview Details – We meet, reviewed my studies, interview by 3 company managers, offered a job.

Interview Question – How to deal with an uncoopertive employee.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – take it or leave it


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineering Interview

Engineering

The process took a day - interviewed at John Deere in March 2007.

Interview Details – Met at a campus recruiting event, talked to a recruiter. Applied online, had a two round interview. One on campus, relatively straight forward. The on site interview, in the Quad Cities, was a more in depth. Had a lot of "Tell me a time when.." questions. For example, "Tell me a time when you worked in a team and had a problem, and how did you solve it."

Interview Question – Tell me a time when you worked in a team and had a problem with a member. How did you solve it or work around it.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Engineer Interview

Engineer

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at John Deere.

Interview Details – First phone screen then on site interview. Mostly based STAR based questions.

Everyone was very professional and easy to speak with etc.

Interview Question – None   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Engineer Interview

Engineer

Interviewed at John Deere

Interview Details – Received a call via college recruiting center.
Scheduled a tour and interview with HR and Head of Engineering

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 10 yrs   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Engineer Interview

Engineer

I applied through college or university and interviewed at John Deere.

Interview Details – Meet at University career fear. Had an on-campus interview. Flown out to moline for two more interviews.

Interview Question – Time you failed, and what you did about it.   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at John Deere in January 2012.

Interview Details – Got a phone interview that goes very well. The Manager scheduled a in-person interview 2 weeks later. Meet 1-1 with 4 technical managers that ask approximately the same (behavioral) question. For every question (like conflict with colleague), they wanted a description of a concrete case I encoontered, how I managed the situation and what was the outcomes.

Interview Questions

  • Describe a situation where you are asked to do more than one task and you are not able to complete both on time.   Answer Question
  • Describe a situation where you disagree with a colleague on a problem and the later gets stack on it opinion.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Engineering Interview

Engineering

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at John Deere in October 2010.

Interview Details – The hiring and interview process was very smooth. I had three interviews over two days, two with engineers and one with HR. I anticipated an offer after the final interview and received one shortly after. Communication from HR was efficient as I moved through the interview process. The interviews were all one-on-one format.

Interview Question – Give an example of a time you had to change your mind on a solution to a project.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Engineering Interview

Engineering

The process took 2 days - interviewed at John Deere in September 2010.

Interview Details – Only one person interviewed me. She seemed of unsure of the questions she asked and therefore I wasn't able to gauge whether my answers were appealing. Overall, pretty standard behavioral interview with a regular set of questions. Questions may overlap and cause awkwardness.

Interview Question – Name a time when you encountered a problem on a project on how you resolved it.   Answer Question

Worked for John Deere? Contribute to the Community!

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.