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Klein Tools Interview Questions

Interviews at Klein Tools

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    Associate Marketing Manager Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Lincolnshire, IL) in December 2013.

    Interview

    Efficient, direct. Respectful of the schedule. Interviewed with five people from different parts of the company. They were friendly, relaxed and engaged. I was asked to come back for a second round and was presented the offer at the end which was a nice surprise.

    Interview Questions


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    Analyst Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Chicago, IL) in December 2014.

    Interview

    The interview was very conversational. Dress business professional. Klein does do phone screenings as well as in-person interviews. I heard back from Klein within a week and negotiated the terms of my hiring agreement.

    Interview Questions

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    Management Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Klein Tools (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Well managed throughout the process. The questions were more about fit within the culture. It was a very relaxing conversation vs. a constant grinding out of typical questions. Met with several functional groups throughout the day.


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    Sales Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Chicago, IL) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Casual and conversational interview. They do not have a checklist of interview questions so just be yourself. You do not have to be previously part of the industry to earn consideration. They want energetic individuals who will be a good ambassador for Klein's quality reputation.

    Interview Questions


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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Rockford, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Rockford, MI) in January 2010.

    Interview

    Was contacted by HR person, set up initial interview, was called back for subsequent team interview, received offer, made counter offer, counter offer accepted, went for physical and was hired 1 week later

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you leaving a job paying more money to come to work for Klein?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    they made an offer via an emailed offer letter. I countered with an offer request 10% higher annual salary and one additional week of paid vacation. they accepted


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    Human Resources Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Charleston, IL) in March 2016.

    Interview

    It was a phone interview which lasted about 45 minutes to an hour. The interviewers and I took turns leading the conversation by exchanging questions. They were appropriate and weren't pushy at all, very casual conversations.

    Interview Questions

    • Where I wanted to be in the next 5 years.   1 Answer

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    Human Resources Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Charleston, IL) in March 2016.

    Interview

    My interview took place over the phone because I was away at school at the time. It was scheduled to be an hour long but only lasted about 45 minutes. We took turns leading the conversation and exchanging questions.

    Interview Questions

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    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lincolnshire, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Lincolnshire, IL) in March 2019.

    Interview

    Straightforward meet with multiple people 1 on 1. Basic questions with HR and more challenging question with the hiring manager about specific circuits from their products. No feedback is given and seemed like they are looking for more experience employees even though it has entry level listed.

    Interview Questions

    • We have this problem with our circuit how would you go about fixing or improving the design?   Answer Question

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    Project Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Lincolnshire, IL) in November 2016.

    Interview

    I was approached by one of their recruiters via Linkedin, after a brief phone conversation I had a phone interview with the hiring manager followed by a face to face interview.

    Face to face interview took about 2 hrs. Met with the hiring manager, the V.P. of engineering and the head of Human Resources.

    The process was a bit long due to the holidays.

    Interview Questions


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    Desktop Support Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lincolnshire, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Klein Tools (Lincolnshire, IL) in January 2019.

    Interview

    The company reached out to me for an interview. The interview process consisted of a brief phone screening then in person interview. I applied online and heard back from them within 24 hours.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time you had to deal with a difficult team mate.   Answer Question
    • Mainly quized on resume and asked to elaborate on experiences   Answer Question

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