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Anonymous Employee in Findlay, OH
I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum (Findlay, OH)
Very easy, good conversation, two separate interviews with two attorneys each and hiring manager. Asked overall interview questions, not just legal questions. Offered position within a week and was able to negotiate salary
- What is your greatest weakness
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum (Los Angeles, CA) in Oct 2023
Asked questions about different scenarios. Was not a super intense process and I had a good time doing it. They emailed me setting it up, I got back to them and it was a pretty straightforward process
- describe one time things didn’t go your way and how did you respond to it?
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Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week. I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum (San Antonio, TX) in Oct 2023
Everyone was very nice and welcoming. The questions were average interview questions. Not too difficult. Why marathon? Tell me about a time you had conflicting priorities? How did you manage it?
- Why Marathon? Tell me about a time you failed
Anonymous Interview Candidate
I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum in Oct 2023
First phone screener with HR, 2nd interview a video chat with hiring manager, the 3rd interview in person at the facility. Standard questions, lots of behavioral and situational questions. Asked for minimum salary expectations up front, which was awkward. In person interview was a bit disorganized and chaotic, not adhering to schedule. Most people seemed great, especially the local leadership, but a team lead was somewhat unprofessional and I was surprised by that.
- Why are you interested in Marathon? Describe how you would approach the position if you started here tomorrow. Lots of "describe a situation where..." questions.
Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum (Cincinnati, OH) in Sep 2023
"Describe yourself and why you want to work for us right off the bat" Followed by a few behavioral questions, and then the bulk of the interview, example scenario based STAR method questions. This was my first formal interview, following an on-campus career fair.
- Q: Describe a time when you experienced conflict of interest in a team or project environment
Anonymous Employee in Findlay, OH
I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum (Findlay, OH)
Straight forward, nice people. They do not try to trick you when asking questions. I believe there was two separate interviews with 4 people each. All wanted to discuss life outside of law school
- 1. Biggest weakness 2. Why Marathon
Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum (San Antonio, TX)
Starts with phone screener, then follows with panels, & hiring manager interview. After that number of follow-on interviews vary by level and business unit. Could be anywhere for 3-6 total interviews.
- Tell me about a time you successfully led a team to complete a project in support of business objectives.
Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
I applied online. I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum (San Antonio, TX) in Jul 2023
Started with a screening, which did not go well. Basically told me why I left a job and didn't feel like my experience was a good fit, but then why even screen me? She was very rude and ghosted me after that. I thought from a company like Marathon that this was very unprofessional. Is she trying to get people to work there or trying to scare them off? I spoke to another colleague who had the same person and said she was very unprofessional.
- How my experience would help in doing the job...
Anonymous Employee in Texas City, TX
I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum (Texas City, TX)
very simple, just study company before interview. study the star interview method before interview. be positive and confident in who you are. HR and ops managers are very down to earth people.
- tell me about yourself? Tell me about a time you saw something unsafe, and how did you respond?
I interviewed at Marathon Petroleum
Very straight forward, behavioral questions with three members of the finance org. Nothing too technical, but need to know recent company and market events to discuss intelligently. Long process from start to finish
- What knowledge do you have of MPC
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Glassdoor users rated their interview experience at Marathon Petroleum as 70% positive with a difficulty rating score of 2.73 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty). Candidates interviewing for Process Operator and Investment Analyst rated their interviews as the hardest, whereas interviews for Lab Technician and Clerk/Cashier roles were rated as the easiest.
The hiring process at Marathon Petroleum takes an average of 24.08 days when considering 283 user submitted interviews across all job titles. Candidates applying for Lab Technician had the quickest hiring process (on average 1 day), whereas Journeyman Electrician roles had the slowest hiring process (on average 270 days).
Common stages of the interview process at Marathon Petroleum according to 283 Glassdoor interviews include:
Group Panel Interview: 20.80%
One on One Interview: 15.88%
Drug Test: 14.60%
Phone Interview: 12.41%
Background Check: 10.40%
Skills Test: 10.04%
Personality Test: 5.29%
IQ Intelligence Test: 3.83%