US Foods Interview Questions

Updated Aug 6, 2015
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    Sales Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at US Foods in August 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online through US Foods.com After I applied for the position I was contacted 3 days later by the HR manager for a in person interview. I arrived to the interview 15 minutes early and had to wait 20 minutes for the interview. I was greeted by the HR manager but was interviewed by the lead sales coordinator. The interview went great and lasted about 30 minutes. The person who interviewed mentioned a few times that she had a meeting and did not understand why the HR manager scheduled interviews back to back. After my first interview I received a call from the HR manager asking me for a second interview with the VP of sell. The interview with the VP went well. It lasted about 15 minutes. The question weren't difficult. They asked questions such as what are some of your hobbies, what would your past employees say about you and, why did you apply for this position. After my second interview I did not here from anyone for about 2 months. I called the HR manger and was told that a decision was not made and I will be notified via phone or email of the decision. It's been a month since I called the HR manager and still have not heard anything from them.

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    Territory Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at US Foods in June 2014.

    Interview

    Interviewed over phone and then was sent an online survey that took 1 hour. The phone interview took about 15 minutes and consisted of normal interview questions along with food industry questions.

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    Human Resources Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at US Foods.

    Interview

    It is simple to apply online compared to most other companies, was called to come in and interview, no phone screen, I was called back for a 2nd interview with my bosses boss and a day later was offered the job.

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    Order Selector Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Allentown, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at US Foods (Allentown, PA) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I first got a phone call and that was my first interview, from that call they like me and they schedule me a second interview with the ops manager of the night shift cause thats the department i was going to work in

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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Corona, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at US Foods (Corona, CA) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I had two interviews- a general phone screening and an in-person interview. The questions were fairly standard on both interviews. During the in-person interview I had about 3-4 STAR based/behavioral questions (all of them were: "Tell me about a time when...") They also asked sub questions based on my answer; I suppose my answers were too vague although I thought I was pretty concise. The overall experience was pleasant; all interviewers were very cordial. I did not hear back from them until about 2 weeks later- to which I was not offered the position.

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    • Tell me about a time when you had to negotiate a win-win situation. I couldn't think of a specific situation in a professional setting, so I stumbled on this question.   Answer Question
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    Territory Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at US Foods (San Francisco, CA).

    Interview

    several tiers of the interview process. HR, followed by District Manager, followed by Senior Management.

    Negotiation

    I was given a fair offer and accepted.

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    Demand Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rosemont, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at US Foods (Rosemont, IL).

    Interview

    Prior to the Sysco acquisition, they had a recruiting company hire heavy for an initiative for centralized Purchasing. The interview consisted of 4 behavioral interview questions and the basic "walk me through your resume."

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    • Not extremely difficult but they asked ,"tell me about a time when you had to deal with change?"   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    1 counter offer and no negotiation on vacation. 2 weeks and 2 personal days- which is terrible compared to other employers

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Straight forward interview on how you can add value to the company. Not many technical questions asked by interview team. Very informal and conversation like type of interview. Applied online, received an email shortly after to schedule a phone interview. Very smooth process and they got back to me in about 3 weeks as to whether they wanted me to come on board with them

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    Credit Coordinator I Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Salem, VA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at US Foods (Salem, VA) in April 2014.

    Interview

    THE best interview I have ever had.

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    • What do you find most irritating about people?   1 Answer
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    Marketing and Sales Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at US Foods in April 2014.

    Interview

    Had interview about a month after I applied and heard back a week after my interview

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