Otis Elevator

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Otis Elevator Reviews

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Otis Elevator President Pedro Baranda
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    Great place to work, though it does have typical large company problems

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington, CT

    I worked at Otis Elevator as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    People are very friendly and helpful
    Most people are there for a long period of time
    Fairly flexible
    Manager was very open to ideas

    Cons

    Formal
    Very Corporate
    Takes a long time for things to get done
    Lots of processes and procedures that have to be followed

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Otis Elevator Interviews

Updated Sep 15, 2014
Updated Sep 15, 2014

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    Senior Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Otis Elevator in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was called by Hiring Manager who conducted a phone interview. It went well and I felt confident I would get a call back. Was contacted by HR to travel to Florence for a face to face.

    Arrived in Florence and checked in. Was informed by the person that greeted me that the Engineering Manager, the person that was scheduled to start the interview was not on site. Conducted a one on one interview with the person that greeted me. It was followed up by two group interviews. Was given a tour of the production area and test site.
    I was then informed that the HR representative that was scheduled to interview me was on vacation.
    All and all the content of the interviews seemed to go fairly well with the exception of one of the interviewers who seemed to ask irrelevant questions like questioning my longevity at current company which is approximately 9 years?? Also, he didn't seem to be able to understand what I was describing technically. The other interviewer seemed to be annoyed with him.
    The interview was conducted on a Monday or Tuesday, I can't remember exactly. By Friday I received a form email that I would not be selected.

    I submitted my expenses for the trip. It took approximately 6 weeks to get reimbursed from an extremely unprofessional HR department.
    On a side note, that interview was about 3 months ago and the position is still open. I think they are very confused at the Florence location.

    Interview Questions
    • Question related to my tenor at other companies. Seemed strange since I have been at current company 9 years.   Answer Question
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Website www.otisworldwide.com
Headquarters Farmington, CT
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1854
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Floor, please? Otis Elevator is headed up. A United Technologies (UTC) subsidiary, Otis Elevator (Otis) accounts for some 20% of UTC sales and is also the world's #1 elevator maker. More than 2.3 million Otis elevators, escalators, and moving sidewalks are in service. The company, which serves more than 200 countries, makes gearless elevators for high-rises, a hydraulic line for mid-rise buildings, and a heavy-duty one for freight, as well as Gen2 and ReGen energy efficient elevators (offering 75% energy reduction). Its people-moving systems carry airport passengers to... More

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