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BD Interview Questions

Updated Jul 18, 2018
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    Planner Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at BD (San Jose, CA) in June 2015.

    Interview

    I had met with several employees, Dept manager, planner buyers, Supply Demand planners, Sr management, Commodity Manager. They all asked about my employment background, a lot of situational examples and what culture I had preferred to work with. They asked if I was a team player and was I able to handle stressful situations. They had asked if I was organized.

    Interview Questions

    • Work issues and examples, describe how you handle them, describe yourself in one word, how well you work in a team, etc.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    They had offered exceptional benefits. Medical benefits started the day I began work. Vacation and additional time off is excellent. I took the first offer. Then after 5 month they gave me a bonus and offered additional salary.


  2. Helpful (2)  

    Leadership Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Franklin Lakes, NJ
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at BD (Franklin Lakes, NJ) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I had a quick 30 minute phone interview and was then invited to a Super Day Office Visit which took place 2 weeks later. The day consisted of 3 interviews, a case study, and other events that helped candidates get a better idea of what life at BD was like.

    Interview Questions

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at BD in January 2013.

    Interview

    First round was a thirty minutes phone interview with the hiring manager. Second round was onsite interview with the team. There were five rounds including fifteen minute session with the HR manager.

    Interview Questions


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    Lab Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at BD.

    Interview

    I interviewed with the hiring manager and also the people in the group that I would work with and 3 others from different groups. The process took about 5 hours.

    Interview Questions


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    Lab Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Typical STAR Questions were asked. Along with the "Why do you want to work for us" type questions. Overall processing was quick. They took you on a tour of the site and the lab facilities then proceeded with the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you encountered conflict in a group.   Answer Question

  6.  

    Staff Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at BD.

    Interview

    team interview process

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    no negotiation


  7. Helpful (2)  

    Sr. Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at BD (San Diego, CA).

    Interview

    Phone Interview - the interviewer didnt called in 1 hr later than the allocated time and was not even sorry
    In Person Interview - when I reached for interview on site no one from the four people panel were present. One arrived 15 min late some of them arrived 45 min late and then had the guts to look pissed that they didnt had enough time to interview me. Such unprofessionals work in this company

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked questions based on the skillset I didnt even have. Clearly the interviewers didnt review my resume before calling for inperson interview   Answer Question
  8. Helpful (16)  

    Statistician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Franklin Lakes, NJ
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    First, I interviewed over the phone. Based on the phone interview I got invited to the Franklin Lakes, NJ location for an onsite interview. I took a day off from work to go to the interview. I thought the interview went well. The comments I received while onsite from several interviewers were positive, and I thought I was well qualified for the position. Then I never heard from them again. I sent email to both the HR contact and the hiring manager several times, but I never heard back. I thought: if this is the way BD treats people, they must be really awful to their employees. If I take a day off from work for an onsite interview, at least have the courtesy to tell me whether I got the position or not. Based on my experience, I would *not* recommend this company.


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    Clinical Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at BD (San Jose, CA) in November 2009.

    Interview

    Initial phone screening, followed by 2 days for interviews. The first day the interviews were with hiring manager and immediate team members. Second day included with 2 managers who were traveling and extended team members, including representatives of Data Management and Regulatory Affairs representatives.

    Interview Questions

    • There was a vague question trying to address my experience with tools used for planning and managing projects   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The timing if the offer was just he end if 2008, just before the major effects caused by the real state industry crisis. I did not have many options. It is important to understand the environment of the industry.


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    Clinical Research Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at BD (New York, NY) in February 2013.

    Interview

    Interviewed with 8 associates, long duration, not coordinated well with interviewers repeating the same questions. Some interviewers uncertain of job responsibilities. Time to receiving job offer or rejection took too long.

    Interview Questions


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