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Timken Interview Questions

Updated Nov 7, 2014
Updated Nov 7, 2014
53 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in University Park, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in University Park, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Timken in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Came to my school career fair, was offered an interview the next day and told I would receive an answer in a few weeks

    Interview Questions
    • They were all straight-foward, very standard questions. Greatest strength/weakness   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Manager Business Economics & Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Altavista, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Altavista, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a year or moreinterviewed at Timken.

    Interview Details

    All applications handled through the Virginia Employment Commission. Testing was difficult but realistic. Interview was with a team of associates and managers and was quite extensive.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked about conflict resolution between two associates. How would I handle it?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation phase.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Marketing Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone, then panel of three, then hiring manager

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a project you contributed to significantly that failed?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Timken.

    Interview Details

    phone interview took 45 minutes. general questions only.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Accounting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Timken in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    In November, The Timken Company visited my college for on-campus interviews and I had a pleasant interview. Within one week, I advanced to second round interviews with 3 associates at Timken's headquarters. Shortly after, I was offered a summer internship. Overall, I had a positive experience with The Timken Company. Great company and great people!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    SBA - Steel Business Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Timken in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Very straightforward and great. The staff we're beyond accommodating. I was interviewed on campus, several weeks later contacted and offered an onsite interview and trip to Akron, OH, the headquarters of Timken. I was formally offered a position a week after the onsite interview. The relocation, offer and salary were competitive, with great benefits.

    Interview Questions
    • General processing and manufacturing knowledge of steel is always a benefit. Experiences from these scenarios are even better.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    SBA - Steel Business Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Timken in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Timken paid to bring around 20 soon to be college graduates to Canton, Ohio where they had a social gathering where several company employees met with all the candidates. The interview process the next day began with a tour of the Harrison steel plant. There was little time to change into suits before two one on one interviews and one panel behavioral interview. Overall the process was very organized and well done.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you've had to make a difficult decision, the process involved and the results of that decision.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They make standard offers to all Steel Business associates
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Timken in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    the hr guy asked me about why i'm interested in this specific position, my strength and my weakness, give an example of your leadership ability and how do you define yourself and all questions are simple and not much pressure. the most difficult one may be describe the kind of role you want to play if you got enrolled by our company which I'm not really prepared to ask.

    Interview Questions
    • what kind of role do you expect to play later in our company, it's a little bit unexpected since I am not sure if I can get the offer and even though I do really want the job, I still need to think for a while to figure out want I'm going to say about the role I would like to play in the future   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    not much to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Service Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    In person interview with HR repersentive and individual I would be reporting to. Very generic questions about my past. Given a shop tour. Pretty painless. Only took about 2 hours.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotion was allowed and only given 48 hours to accept
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Senior Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Timken in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Disorganized process with poor communication. Luckily I knew where I was going because the directions were not very good

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Long and drawn out. Did not budge off initial offer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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