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Toyota Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Nov 6, 2014
Updated Nov 6, 2014
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Engineering Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Toyota.

Interview Details

Met Toyota at a recruiting event, offered me an interview on the spot. There were 2 interviewers who were very friendly. The interview was simple behavioral questions and nothing unexpected. For an engineering internship. Was offered the position after the first interview on the spot

Interview Questions
  • Name a decision you had to make and walk me through the decision process   Answer Question
Reasons for Declining

They mentioned the company lags on innovation and take a more conservative stance in the product development market. Experiencing an employee shortage so overtime is considered the norm.

Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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  1. 7 people found this helpful  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ann Arbor, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ann Arbor, MI
    Application Details

    The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Toyota in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    Received a phone call from a recruiter by applying online. The recruiter set up a 1 hour phone interview with a group of hiring managers. They asked basic questions about my resume along with behavioral questions following the STAR interviewing process. Within a day I was contacted for a second interview to come on site where I gave a presentation in front of a group of 10-15 hiring managers/employees. In addition, I was asked some engineering questions on the dry erase board in front of the group. The whole interview lasted about an hour and then I was taken on a tour of the facility. I received an offer within a few weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation when you where you were given a large task. What was your mental preparation to complete the project.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ann Arbor, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ann Arbor, MI
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at Toyota in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Traditional panel interview with three mid level employees. Short informal test on basic engineering principles.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell an instance of how your work saved the company money?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Toyota in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    A quick phone interview with the recruiter to asses if my abilities and career goals aligned with the company and position. Interviewed one-on-one with potential future manager. Discussed position life-cycle, job scope, future job scope, company supported internal opportunities, and overall work culture. Everyone had a relaxed attitude with obvious focus on getting the right person, not just getting someone. It was important to make my future goals known and address possible issues that I already have with my current employer. Always important not to talk down about current employment or in general.

    Interview Questions
    • Idetify a time you made a poor decision. Explain your reasons for making the decision and what outcome you expected.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Erlanger, KY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Erlanger, KY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Toyota in December 2008.

    Interview Details

    They sit you down and ask you general, behavioral style questions. Many may sound alike but i believe the main purpose of their interviews is to see how well you communicate and how well you can speak. It's not that difficult and very similar to others. Just practice your speech.

    Interview Questions
    • If you had $1,000,000 from the company to donate, what and where would you donate it to? And why?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Toyota in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    I met with a recruiter during a college career fair, chatted with him, and dropped off my resume. He contacted me soon after requesting an interview. The interview consisted of a panel of three interviewers. They mainly asked questions about my life experiences and background. Overall, the process went quickly and professionally.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you failed to prioritize, and explain what happened.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Toyota in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Long process, lots of waiting for the next step in the process.

    Negotiation Details
    Nothing was negotiable except start date.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Toyota in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    Behavorial interview, standard questions about name a time when you did this, name a time when you did that. List a leadership experience. Name a time where you had trouble. What do you have difficulty doing. HR was terrible and took forever to get an answer back.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Toyota in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    overall was very simple and fast

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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