Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Nestlé (Solon, OH) in February 2013.
You have to go through adecco which is a temp agency. They make you take a drug test, a strength test, and submit your proof of education. Then your first week at Nestlé is all training. They give you a test at the end but they tell you all the answers before you take it.
There was no negotiation
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I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Nestlé (Gaffney, SC) in November 2012.
4 2-team sessions. STAR questions.
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Nestlé in November 2012.
I met the campus recruiter at my university's career fair and they asked me to come in the following day for an on campus interview. Approximately 2 weeks after my initial interview they asked if I would be interested in going to Chicago for a second interview. I accepted and they paid for all of my travel arrangements. At the second interview I had 3 back to back interviews (all were behavioral). The following Monday they called and extended me an offer.
- All were pretty common behavioral questions Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Nestlé (Laurel, MD) in November 2012.
It was four hours exam to test your knowledge and understanding of the following ,math skill,reading skill,behavioral skill,mechanical aptitude knowledge skill,safety knowledge and team work,food safety,habit,sensory skill,interview,background check ,factory tour and drug test,respect for individual.interpersonal skill,equipment identification,punctuality great experience
- aptitude knowledge,safety and interpersonal skill Answer Question
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I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Nestlé (Glendale, CA) in August 2012.
Pre-interview screening questions answered via email (rephrased): " *Describe the type of complex IT systems you have implemented. *Give example of advanced level work you have done in [software application for generating reports]. *What type of software or systems have you generated to help the business operate better? *Give an example of a a most difficult team that you were involved with and what factors contributed to the difficulty. *What type of on-the-spot excel reports have you generated and edited to meet requirements?" First interview phone: with HR person *give an example of where additional research and digging deeper would create better results. *give an example of where you had to prioritize your workload and how you went about doing so, and your reasoning behind it. *give an example of a situation where you had to act independently against the advice of a *superior and what your reasoning behind that was. Second interview, in-person: met with two experienced manager-directors, they basically went over my resume and asked to provide examples for each bullet point; they asked about extra-curricular activities; they explained about Nestle's team-oriented framework/work-ethic. They also asked Third interview, via phone: this was split into two 40 min segments, one involving an HR person, which was similar to my first phone interview (same questions even), and a second interview involving a Technical Programmer Developer Engineer. for the first part, I pretty much gave the same answers as per my first interview. for the second part, the technical questions: revolved around specific applications I have used in the past software/SDLC standards I am familiar with questions about development tools, RDBMs involving extracting data based on primary keys, how they relate to structuring a request for data in tables.
- describe how you would extract data from two different tables where nothing matched on its key 1 Answer
I accepted the offer as is because it was good.
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 5+ months. I interviewed at Nestlé (Salt Lake City, UT) in August 2012.
I applied online, and didn't get anything for a couple months. I did a phone interview, and I was invited to take an aptitude test and then I was invited back to go through a 2-person panel interview.
- Why do you think you would be good for this position? 1 Answer
- No OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Nestlé (Canada, KY) in April 2012.
It was an average experience just like with different companies. The interviewer was really accommodating so that you won't feel nervous. They will ask different kinds of situations on how you will react on it.
- The experiences I had from my past jobs. Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Nestlé (Columbus, OH) in March 2012.
Started with an HR phone interview. Then spoke to the other product development scientists, ended with a skype interview. All in all it was pretty straight forward and the questions they asked were expected and of moderate difficulty . The skype interview was a little nerve racking because I had never done one before, but it went very smoothly.
- Name some reasons why a product could have the specified ingredients but still be experiencing separation issues Answer Question
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The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Nestlé (San Francisco, CA) in February 2012.
Nestle contacted me through email to schedule an in person interview with a HR person and a supply chain person. The interview itself was very brief, for it was under 30 minutes. They seemed to be in a rush and had prepared questions ahead of time to screen people quickly. It was a first round interview, and I was not offered a second round interview. They asked some behavioral questions and some technical questions regarding supply chain. I don't think they were actually looking for knowledge about supply chain, but just rather how you think since they were interviewing people from many majors including business, economics, operations research, and industrial engineering.
- If you had a 90 items of a specific product, but your client asks for 100, what would you do? Would you run the production line again, knowing that it would be very expensive since the production line only makes batches of 90 at a time? Answer Question
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The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Nestlé (Chicago, IL) in February 2012.
Phone interview (simple, 1 or 2 behavioral questions, offered to fly up for final round), final round interview at headquarters in Chicago
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