Terex Interview Questions in Redmond, WA

Updated Apr 3, 2015
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA) in February 2015.

    Interview

    The HR has a phone screen with me. She promised to get back to him no matter I'm going to have an interview with the hiring manager or not. I did not hear back from them after even after several follow up emails. I took it as the way they did not consider your application.

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  2. Helpful (1)  

    Manufacturing Engineering Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I applied through the Terex website and over a month later a representative from the HR department called me and wanted to set up an in-person interview. The interview was set for 11am and everyone was right on time. For my interview it was a team of 3 employees and they were all very personable and not intimidating at all. All they asked me was to take them through my resume and then they based their questions off what I said. At this time I have not been offered the position but only 3 days have passed since the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Most questions came directly from what I said about my resume, so know yours front to back and be prepared to talk in depth about your projects, ect.   Answer Question
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA).

    Interview

    Phone interview, went very well but no in person interview

    Interview Questions

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    Electrical Engineering Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Applied through the college career website. Received contact in about a week. Had a phone interview where I was asked about my projects and the things I put on my resume. Then had another interview at their company. They told me I was the leading candidate, but in the end I did not get the position due to schedule conflicts.

    Interview Questions

    • Here's a schematic of one of our products that's not working. What's wrong with it? Feel free to use me (the interviewer) as a multimeter.   Answer Question
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    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA) in September 2013.

    Interview

    After the usual telephone interview with the hiring manager (who would be my boss), was invited to a on-site interview. The process was very organized divided in 3 segments. First an additional interview with the hiring manager who also explained the complete process and what to expect. The second interview was with the engineering director with very interesting questions about my people management experience and engineering milestones. Finally an interview with what would be my peers which was the most engineering oriented one.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you want to remember about this interview?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    another offer

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    Manufacturing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA) in August 2013.

    Interview

    Screened by national recruiter - followed up by panel interview at plant site

    Interview Questions

    • Bonus Points (this is what was said) - what are the wastes of lean   1 Answer
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    Manufacturing Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA).

    Interview

    A friend sent my resume to some of the engineering managers. One of the managers sent my information to a regional recruiter who contacted me and did a brief phone screening. I was set up with an in person interview right away which was a typical interview with an engineering manager, and 3 lower level engineers. After the interview, I was given a tour by one of the engineers. I had given up hope after a couple months of not hearing anything until one day I got a call from an HR intern to set up a phone interview with the HR representative. This was another brief phone screening and then I was set up with another in person interview with an engineering manager and supervisor. Another tour with the supervisor who was the one I would be working for directly. This was a good time to chat and for him to see my personality. After the weekend I was made a job offer and the manager I had originally interviewed with had recommended me as a better fit on a different team, which turned out to be a better job anyways.

    Interview Questions

    • There were no real technical questions. In both interviews they went over my resume and had me elaborate. I guess you may need to know about lean manufacturing. I feel as if every interview is a little different.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Try to negotiate. I didn't, but I felt the offer was strong enough as a recent graduate.

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    Manufacturing Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA).

    Interview

    Initial phone interview with a senior level manager then an in person interview about two weeks later which included going over the benefits, history of the company, tour of the factory, interview with two manufacturing engineers and lunch. Everything was done with the other two interviewees except for the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you know what root cause analysis is?   1 Answer
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    Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA) in December 2012.

    Interview

    Two phone interviews and two onsite interviews. I interviewed via phone initially with an internal contract recruiter acting as a gatekeeper. Second phone interview was with the hiring manager who did not ask any technical questions. I was invited in for an onsite interview where I expected to meet the hiring manager, did not happen. I met with two individuals from operations, one finance manager, and was given a plant tour. Overall, I was impressed. I was then invited back for a second onsite interview and met with the hiring manager (Director), a finance manager, and a VP, overall, not impressed. No difficult questions, just complaints about the lack of visibility into their manufacturing finance system. I felt that the opportunity would present a challenge and that I could add value with my experience and skill set so I played along and went through the process. Final outcome after spending hours interviewing; the internal contact recruiter contacted me and informed me that I would not be extended and offer for employment. No feedback or reasons given, which I felt was odd considering the level of the position that I interviewed for.

    Interview Questions

    • No difficult questions, just complaints about the lack of visibility into their manufacturing finance system.   1 Answer
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    Manufacturing Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redmond, WA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Terex (Redmond, WA) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Initially contacted through email by a regional Recruiter for Terex. Initial email was to set up a prescreening over the phone which was about 30-45 minutes long. After initial prescreen, if you get called back for a second phone interview , it usually is about 45-60 minutes long with a hiring manager and a second person who usually is working that position, in this case a current Manufacturing Engineer I. Typical Questions regarding Manufacturing Engineer I for both interviews 1. Describe your work history that is relative to this position? 2. What is your knowledge and experience with shop machinery and hand tools? 3. What is your experience or knowledge with pnuematics and hydraulics? 4. Explain what is lean manufacturing, tools and techniques used. With most answers you give, relate your response to Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, RCA, DMAIC, Value Stream Mapping, 3P and 7 waste and how you may applied them to your previous work experience and if it was successful or not.

    Interview Questions

    • . Describe your work history that is relative to this position? 2. What is your knowledge and experience with shop machinery and hand tools? 3. What is your experience or knowledge with pnuematics and hydraulics? 4. Explain what is lean manufacturing, tools and techniques used.   1 Answer
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