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Caterpillar Global Mining Interview Questions

Updated Mar 30, 2017
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    Maintenance Electrician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South Milwaukee, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (South Milwaukee, WI).

    Interview

    I spent all day (8am-3pm) at the plant taking a test, getting interviewed by a panel of people, took a tour of the plant, more interview questions and all this without being given a break! Perhaps that was part of the test to see how much I wanted the job.

    Interview Questions

    • What is this unlabeled electronic schematic doing?   1 Answer

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (New York, NY).

    Interview

    5 rounds of interview and one HR. First two round are technical rounds was more abt data structure and algorithms and 3 managers round followed by HR round. First round was written round and second about how you approached the first

    Interview Questions

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    Manufacturing Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 7 weeks. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (Chicago, IL) in April 2016.

    Interview

    Very swift and effective. First a telephone screening with questions regarding my background an experience. Why do I want to join Caterpillar. Do I like to work in a challenging work environment.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Easy to manage. I had a couple of questions which were answered very quick and satisfactory.


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    Design Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sherman, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (Sherman, TX) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Asked questions that may or may not be job related. Asked questions that the answers would make you look bad however you answered. Was mislead as to the minimum skills and was told that the position was filled the afternoon I interviewed for the job via email 15mins after the interview was over!

    Interview Questions

    • If given an assignment by your supervisor and was told to do this assignment incorrectly by your supervisor would you do the assignment or refuse and point it out to your supervisor.   1 Answer

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milwaukee, WI
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (Milwaukee, WI).

    Interview

    Interview composed of three steps, with three different individuals investigating a persons's background. It lasted a few hours. Before the interview I did receive all pertinent information on how it would be conducted, who would have interviewed me, and in which order, including the title of the interviewer.

    Interview Questions

    • None, mostly what you can read on magazines. They wanted the use of the STAR system.   1 Answer

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    Assembler Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Decatur, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (Decatur, IL) in July 2014.

    Interview

    had 2 interviews and was also giving a skill test and explain my Military duties as a 92a Material and supply specialist and was ask about my past jobs I

    Negotiation

    no your worth


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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Pretty basic interviews at the time of hire.

    Interview Questions

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    Safety/Manufacturing Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South Milwaukee, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (South Milwaukee, WI) in July 2013.

    Interview

    Interview process was relaxed and very true to the actual position, read my resume thoroughly and asked questions of position relevance. Felt very confident the position would be a great fit.

    Interview Questions

    • work instruction experience, writing quality procedures, and FMEAs   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Yes, I negotiated my salary and was approved immediately .


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    Supplier Quality Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pulaski, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (Pulaski, VA) in August 2012.

    Interview

    Situation descriptions, they presume you can do the work, or you would not be there. They want examples of how you deal with situations, conflicts and associates.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a situation where you feel like you failed, what did you do about it?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Their offer was more than I was planning on asking for.


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    Product Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Caterpillar Global Mining (Milwaukee, WI) in May 2012.

    Interview

    Cat uses a situational interview process, they want you to use past experiences to understand your skill set and personality. Focus on clearing explaining the situation, and how you participated, your action in the situation.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a time you were confronted with a challenge & how you overcame it?   Answer Question

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