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HEINEKEN USA Interview Questions

Updated Oct 24, 2018
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  1. Helpful (10)  

    Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA.

    Interview

    Applied online for a position and then was contacted by Heineken HR via email for a phone interview. After countless emails trying to set something up as I had great interest in the position - only to have the person who contacted me fall off the earth. Incredibly unprofessional. Have talked to others in the industry who have had a similar experience with this HR department. A shame.


  2. Helpful (10)  

    On Premise Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA (Tampa, FL) in August 2010.

    Interview

    Several interviews and a few month length is the usual hiring process. The final interview will include a verbal presentation to test your presentation skills.

    Interview Questions

    • None - As long as you are familiar with the beer business.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    easy, their benefits and perks were good so no need for big negotiation

  3. Helpful (1)  

    Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA in June 2014.

    Interview

    Went through HR screen, 2 phone interviews, final panel interview. Panel interview is hard, need to be prepared to discuss situations throughout your career that you have experienced their 4 Pillars. Need to answer all questions in the STAR format (Situation/Task, Action, Result). 8 of these questions were asked in total. Need to come in with plenty of examples.

    Presentation portion of the panel interview was interesting- I think they only cared that it stayed under 5 minutes.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a time that you were brave and went against the grain and achieved great results.   Answer Question

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    Treasury Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA in August 2011.

    Interview

    In person interviews with the Director and CFO followed by a panel interview and presentation to HR, CFO, and Director focused on technical expertise, staff management skills and presentation skills. Small office with limited resources and junior staff that would report to the role.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you approach a task when you don't know how to do it?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about your best employee and your worst employee?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you had to make a decision without all the information you thought you needed?   Answer Question

  5. Helpful (25)  

    Managing Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA.

    Interview

    VERY rigorous. Written paper plus two psychometric tests plus a presentation plus several rounds of interviews. Enjoyed most of them until the last of all, the most senior person in the team.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your passion? How do you build trust? How will you prove you are trustworthy?   1 Answer

  6. Helpful (3)  

    Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA in March 2017.

    Interview

    Share some information.Try to figure out what type of persons you are working with. See if you have a potential team. Figure out who you can trust and who is rat..

    Interview Questions

    • Do i work hard and am I honest   1 Answer

  7. Helpful (7)  

    Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA (White Plains, NY).

    Interview

    I was asked to present on a topic in front of a panel. It was a new experience as I haven't had to do this before. The group in the room was open and made for a comfortable interview process. They seemed interested in me as well as what I could bring to the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about a time that you were challenged and how did you deal with the the conflict?   2 Answers
  8. Helpful (1)  

    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA in January 2017.

    Interview

    I was contacted by a Manpower recruiter for a Sales role at Heineken USA.
    The recruiter was fine, but at times a little unorganized. At one point, the recruiter called me out of the blue to ask what time our interview was, because their computer had crashed and lost the information. The interview itself did not begin until after I completed 2 tests online. During the actual phone interview, the recruiter/interviewer stuck to an interview format and sounded very robotic and unenthused. I truly believe that this is not a smart way of hiring great talent. Heineken's actual HR, persons who work for the company, should be in charge of talent acquisition, as opposed to a 3rd party. During my interview, I used sales terms to explain my knowledge and expertise and the interviewer seemed lost by my responses. It has been 3 weeks and the Manpower recruiter has not contacted me to give me an update, although I have promptly followed up via email. Lucky for me, I have already accepted a fantastic offer from a different beverage supplier. Sorry Hieneken.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you lift heavy cases of beer? Are you willing to relocate?   1 Answer

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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA (White Plains, NY) in May 2015.

    Interview

    a phone interview following with a on-site interview; For the phone interview, they asked about my majors and why I want to do HR. And quickly after 3 business days, I got an email with detailed description of how to get to their office. Then I was interviewed with someone else. He went over the resume with me and asked about what I studied and why I was interested in certain positions I worked before. And we talked about salary at the end. It was an overall very smooth process and they are very responsible of what they are doing.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you see yourself in five years? Describe your experience in your resume   Answer Question

  10. Helpful (3)  

    Director, Project Delivery Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at HEINEKEN USA in November 2014.

    Interview

    Long and tedious interview process. You would think you were applying for the astronaut training program. Here's what to expect: Personality Test (online), Cognitive Reasoning test (timed online). Think mini-SAT type of tests. 2 Phone interviews minimum. If you're still going...you qualify for the onsite interview. You'll need to prepare a 5 - 10 minute presentation on a topic of their choosing (generally your approach to doing the job), you'll deliver that presentation to panel, and then answer situational & behavioral questions from that panel in their format.

    Interview Questions

    • Many questions asked one after the other by the panel. You'll need to think fast.   1 Answer

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