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John Deere Product Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Feb 22, 2017
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Product Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at John Deere.

Interview

I went to a career fair and talked to a recruiter. After 2 weeks, I got an email saying I should apply online. Then received two phone screens, about 2 weeks apart. Both behavioral. Was asked about team projects and experience. A day after I did my last phone interview, I received an offer.

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    Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at John Deere (Des Moines, IA).

    Interview

    Initiated with a phone interview by the hiring manager, then brought in for the face-to-face interview, heavy behavioral question styled interview, typically 3 interviewers, not focused much on the technical background, needed to call HR 3 weeks later to ask for the status.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a situation when you had to take risks to complete your tasks/projects and the outcome was successful as you expected.

      Tell me a situation when you had to take risks to complete your tasks/projects and the outcome was unsuccessful. How did you address the problem?  
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    Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at John Deere.

    Interview

    You first recieve a Phone Call from Human resources and get a quick pre interview.
    Then you get an in person Human resources Interview prior to the Manager interview which is the mos dificult one and most times is a panel based ( 3 Interviewers or more at the same time) interview. If everything goes well and you are accepted, you get an aditional interview with human resources to review the salary etc.

    Interview Questions

    • What´s you long time aspirations   1 Answer
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    Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at John Deere.

    Interview

    Campus interview then onsite interview with three different recruiters. May go to a local site and interview with hiring manager. Location was based on company needs but was able to pick prevs.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you had a disagreement with someone?   Answer Question
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    Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Moline, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at John Deere (Moline, IL) in December 2014.

    Interview

    Very easy, people are genuine. Make sure you know the business and the culture of the company. All behavioral questions, pretty easy.
    My first interview was at a conference and then second round interview is in Moline, IL. Two interview 45min each, tour of headquaters, and meeting with the HR rep that's in charge of all interns

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    Product Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at John Deere.

    Interview

    Started off with a simple 30 minute behavioral interview, then called in for a 2nd round technical interview. Not very tough, very casual and relaxed environment. Recruiters were very pleasant and responded promptly to any questions or concerns I had

    Interview Questions

    • Typical behavioral type questions were asked (strengths, weakness, experience in teams, etc.)   Answer Question
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    Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Moline, IL
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at John Deere (Moline, IL) in October 2014.

    Interview

    Behavioral Questions, situation questions. Mainly they seem to be interested in what you can provide the company, and how you would fit into a team. Are you going to cause problems or be an asset to the company. Technical side of things seems to be secondary to being able to interact effectively in a team. If you are sociable and competent in engineering you should be fine.

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    Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Moline, IL
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at John Deere (Moline, IL) in October 2014.

    Interview

    The final step was hold at the HQ in Moline,IL . I had interview with three manager for almost 3 hours.
    Then they will ask you some question that is related to what they are doing and want to see how you can response and think out of box. It depends on the position, but they might ask you to present a presentation which is not related to your field and see how you handle that.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly related to what you I did in the past and some questions from you Resume. The three panels ask me a couple same questions.   1 Answer
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    Product Engineering Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at John Deere (Moline, IL) in September 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online. Was contacted to do a phone interview a few weeks later. Then asked to come to headquarters to do a few on site interviews. Initial phone interview consisted of many out of the book questions to get to know my background. Interviews on site were held with actual engineering managers. Was able to learn about all the different positions and was able to pick what I was most interested in.

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    Product Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, IA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at John Deere (Waterloo, IA).

    Interview

    I applied online to one of the general new hire engineering positions and received an email a couple months later asking if I would be interested in interviewing for an open position. They then flew me out for an interview. I interviewed with 3 different managers, each interview was about 1 hr long. Interview based on the STAR method. Gave a factory tour in between interviews to help break it up so they all weren't back to back. Received an offer about a week to 2 weeks later.

    Interview Questions

    • Most questions began with, "Tell me about a time when... you had to work with a difficult team member, a problem had 2 solutions and what you did to come to a final solution   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Didn't negotiate as salary was higher than I expected

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