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Carrier Sales Engineer Interview Questions

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Sales Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in College Park, MD
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Carrier (College Park, MD) in November 2015.

Interview

It was a lot of behavioral type questions and no technical questions at all. Sometimes it was hard to think of answers because they were so broad (like most behavioral interview questions). I talked to two people. Each one for 45 mins. It was a long interview. Learned a lot about the company during the interview.

Interview Questions

  • Tell us about a time when you had a conflict with someone. How did you come to a resolution?   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for Carrier

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    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Interview

    I was invited to take part in an on-campus interview with two carrier sales engineers. The first was quite pleasant and asked very pertinent and intelligent questions. The second asked harder questions. I took an extra second to think about the hardest one he asked and I could almost see the judgement in his eyes. I am sure this is the reason I did not get the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you had to do something you thought was impossible but then you figured out a way to do it?   Answer Question
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    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Carrier.

    Interview

    Recruiting at college, On-campus interview followed by sales profile interview on the phone with an outside company and then a final interview at HQ

    Interview Questions

    • Very lengthy and professional interview process. In no way did they attempt to stump or discourage any recruits. As the position is for sales, they did expect everyone to be very personable and well presented.   Answer Question
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    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Carrier (Indianapolis, IN).

    Interview

    Typical hiring process for college graduates: pre-screening at job fair, on-campus interviews, headquarters / regional manager interviews, then lastly local site interview

    Interview Questions

    • It mostly was pretty canned. Nothing to special or difficult   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Not much negotiation. They have a pretty set program for recent college grads.

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    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oklahoma City, OK
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Carrier (Oklahoma City, OK) in March 2011.

    Interview

    Everything I prepped myself for I ended up throwing out the window and a total waste of time. I guess that's what I get for reading self-help books. Should have spent far more time researching the company and what it stands for. In particular, what it expects from it's sales engineers on a day-by-day basis. For example, how would you spend a typical hour of a day spent calling on a contractor...

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle a disgruntled customer that a previous salesperson wronged and now has a sour taste in their mouth?   Answer Question
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    Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Carrier (Baltimore, MD) in March 2011.

    Interview

    I submitted my resume to HR department. Then I had a formal interview with Senior Sales Manager to discuss the job responsibilities, customer base, salary, incentives and benefits. I met the office team that I would be working with that included the Sales Administrator and the Operations Manager. We also discussed the work load and flexibility available for family.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have any previous experience in technical sales?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I negotiated an annual salary rate that I needed based on my previous experience level and existing customer base. I recommend that applicants look at the value that they bring to meeting a prospective employers need with a specific customer base and your ability to create more business opportunities for your employer. Don't be afraid to ask for what you really need to be successful - even if you are on a probationary period to produce the results.

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