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Alstom Transportation Interview Questions

Interviews at Alstom Transportation

71 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    It has 3 rounds.
    1. Through phone
    2. F2F Round1
    3. F2F Round 2

    Above three are the interview rounds.people are very good and friendly.The HR is little bit slow in their process

    Interview Questions

    • They asked questions about the job that i was doing in my previous company   1 Answer

  2.  

    Purchasing Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Naperville, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation (Naperville, IL).

    Interview

    began as phone interview with recruiter. Basic questions concerning background and interest. Set up in-person interview with department manager for following week. Basic interview questions to see if you fit role with situational questions. contacted two weeks after interview. Another phone interview set up with similar questions.

    Interview Questions

    • How do handle multi tasking? what do you do if there is sudden project change? What is best way to describe yourself few words, How do you keep good employees?   Answer Question
  3.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation.

    Interview

    Standard phone screening and in person interview. Had a panel interview with various stakeholders from other departments . Alstom covered expenses for travel. The location is a mix of French and American workers.

    Interview Questions

    • Standard supply chain questions and familiarity with ERP systems   Answer Question

  4. Helpful (3)  

    Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation.

    Interview

    Hiring Manager was asking questions, all questions are technical questions regarding purchasing experience, and common issues happened and how did deal with and get it resolved, at the end, you are given 10 min to ask questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Did your order have quality issues ? how did you solve it?   Answer Question

  5.  

    Technical Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation (Atlanta, GA) in December 2016.

    Interview

    Headhunter claiming to be the staffing company called me, set up the first in-person interview. He called me at least 5 times with all his "concerns" prior to in-person interview #1.

    Interview Questions

    • The project manager and accompanying engineer focused on skill sets, but struggled to clearly communicate their needs.   1 Answer
    • Interview #2 was from corporate, and the call was clearly not planned, and last minute from the manager.   1 Answer

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    RAMS Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation in June 2016.

    Interview

    It was a phone interview through a contractor. It was casual and they were very informative in explaining what are the current projects at Alstom transportation. How the teams there worked, Whom will I be reporting to, What they expect me to do everyday.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions regarding RAMS concepts. What are Pareto charts? Where did you use FMEA, FTA, BOM, MTBF? Development of manuals. What software did you use for these tools?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    It was contracted. not full time


  7. Helpful (2)  

    Industrial Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hornell, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation (Hornell, NY) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Straight forward questions. They ask mostly about your experiences on your resume and what do you know about all of them. They are a bunch of friendly guys and they appreciate your honesty.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked a lot about your acheivements   1 Answer
  8. Helpful (3)  

    Mechanical Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hornell, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation (Hornell, NY) in July 2015.

    Interview

    Applied through recruiter and got onsite interview from company. Onsite had interview with manager and recruiter. Interview was schedule with all other candidate as that day had many interview candidate at company location.

    Interview Questions


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    Subcontract Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hornell, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation (Hornell, NY) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Two phone interviews and half day in person with multiple interviewers from different functions related to the open position. Each phase of the process was conducted in a professional and friendly manner -- the in-person interview was especially thorough and relevant to the the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Why should we hire you and not somebody else?   1 Answer

  10.  

    Train Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Rutherford College, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Alstom Transportation (Rutherford College, NC) in October 2014.

    Interview

    College selection, apti test and group diss and technical and personal interviewDesigned thermal conductivity calculator for the metro trains
    Assisted in the interior component design of the Sydney metro train Developed model for heat extraction from photovoltaic panels for space heating and cooling
    Developed photo-catalyst for water pollutant degradation


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