Roche Interview Questions

Updated Oct 6, 2014
Updated Oct 6, 2014
128 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

61%
22%
15%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

48%
12%
11%

Interview Difficulty

3.0
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at Roche.

    Interview Details

    Second interview consisted of 3 different interviews with different people in different parts of the company. It was not necessarily a hiring manager or anyone who could answer those types of questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Diabetes Solution Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Memphis, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Memphis, TN
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Roche in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Fast process that started with a phone interview and was called the next day for a face to face interview. Was told I would hear back by the end of the week. Was contacted the next morning to go to Indianapolis to interview with the regional manager.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Roche.

    Interview Details

    First a phone interview and then on-site. Interviewed by 2 people and also interacted with the team.

    Interview Questions
    • Did you ever have a disagreement with your last boss and if so, how did you resolve it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review
  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    There was an initial phone screen with employer recruiter. The next step was a phone screen with the hiring manager. The following interview then was a face to face meeting with the hiring manager. The next meeting was a face to face meeting with the Area Director. The final Interview was at the corporate office with 3 additional people, including the VP of Sales, Marketing, and Sales Department. The overall time frame was about a 2 month process.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Human Resources Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The questions I asked were bizarre and not related to the position. I cringe every time I am asked where do you see yourself in five years. It's just a bad question.

    Interview Questions
    • I wouldn't say it was difficult, just irritating. When you are trying to move up in your career and it is quite clear from your interviewer you would be be taking a step back.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  7.  

    Manufacturing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Roche in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by Administrative Assistant 2 months after submitting online resume for a Manufacturing Engineering Position. Invited on-site for one-on-one interview with Engineering Manager. Manager was very professional and spent 45 minutes asking questions and then 30-45 minutes for a tour. Standard interview questions, no surprises. Invited back within a week for a panel Interview with 3 leads and another 30 minutes with the Engineering Manager. Manager was savvy about getting me out of standard answer formats and trying to challenge my soft skills.

    Interview Questions
    • Manager asked me to sell him a bottle of water to check soft skills and how I thought on my feet.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I negotiated pay and got a small increase, but the initial salary was based on my experience and individuals within the organization with similar experiences.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Roche.

    Interview Details

    First phone interview then in person interview and then second interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  9.  

    Customer Care Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Roche.

    Interview Details

    Four interviews. One with recruiter for contractor (phone), one with Contractor supervisors, one with company supervisors which involves role-play scenarios, and one interview with upper management.

    Interview Questions
    • What is something you did at your previous job which contributed to the business?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Salary was offered, but not negotiated. It was higher than expected.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Group Manager Communications Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Roche in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Online application, phone screen by recruiter, then full day of interviews. 8 interviews, one hour each back to back.

    Interview Questions
    • If I called your last two bosses, what would they say they did not like or appreciate about you or your work ethic?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Research Scientist I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Roche.

    Interview Details

    Got referred internally to a hiring manager. Was contacted within a few weeks. Had 6 side by side one-to-one and two-to-one interviews, mostly one-to-one. Also included lunch-interview which was more informal. Met about 10 people.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiated salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Work at Roche? Share Your Experiences

Roche

 
Click to Rate
or

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.