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Sandoz International Interview Questions

Updated Feb 7, 2017
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    Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Sandoz International (Los Angeles, CA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    The first stage was an online interview. Then there was a telephone interview. The questions in both interview were all competency based questions. No technical knowledge or skills were involved.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me how you get yourself updaed with the industry.   Answer Question
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Wilson, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Sandoz International (Wilson, NC) in September 2015.

    Interview

    Interviewed on a Monday, very briefly. Then got a call back for a second interview. They also asked me about my experience on cleaning and changing over to another product.

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    Negotiation

    It was pretty simple. They was interested in what I could possibly bring to the table when it came to packaging.

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    Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Sandoz International in April 2012.

    Interview

    1. Phone interview with the technical team which involves discussion about the ongoing projects and troubleshooting. How you resolve the problems and what are the achievements.
    2. On-site interview with the team & group members which involves technical problem and solution.
    3. Interview with HR and Head.
    4. Offer discussion and negotiation

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    Negotiation

    30 % increase salary negotiation

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in India, MS
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Sandoz International (India, MS) in October 2011.

    Interview

    verosnal , professional experience and management related. first round was telephonci round, second round was perosonal with manager and third was with plant manager. all detailed process was very worthy to scrutinise the candidates capability and potentialperosnal , professional experience and management related. first round was telephonci round, second round was perosonal with manager and third was with plant manager. all detailed process was very worthy to scrutinise the candidates capability and potential

    Interview Questions

    • perosnal , professional experience and management related. first round was telephonci round, second round was perosonal with manager and third was with plant manager. all detailed process was very worthy to scrutinise the candidates capability and potentialperosnal , professional experience and management related. first round was telephonci round, second round was perosonal with manager and third was with plant manager. all detailed process was very worthy to scrutinise the candidates capability and potential   1 Answer
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    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Istanbul (Turkey)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Sandoz International (Istanbul (Turkey)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    The interviewer was quite nice but sometimes she gave me that look as if I was making no sense and was too inexoerienced or young for the job. They saw all my experiences, my age etc. from my resume anyway. That made me a little bit nervous.

    Interview Questions

    • Why did not you participate in any volunteer internship programs?   Answer Question
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    Step Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Sandoz International in January 2017.

    Interview

    After submitting the online application, I was invited to a video interview within a week. For the video interview, I was asked to record several videos and upload them to the system. I was requested to finish that within 24 hours. Three days later, I was invited to a telephone interview in the following week. Generally, the process was really quick and all the interview questions were competency based.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you think about the Pharma industry?
      How do you face challenges?
      Describe a situation when you had to get along with someone very different from you.
      Describe a situation when you had to make decisions without having enough information.  
      Answer Question
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    Plant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Sandoz International.

    Interview

    Very structured and well organized interview process covering soft skills and technical knowledge.
    Met with different leaders both from HR and functional organizations. Very professional style of interview. People who joined interview had technical knowledge of subjects. As well they had experience of working with people from different backgrounds and coming from other industries. overall good

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    Reasons for Declining

    different position offered. Area of work was interesting but not exactly what I was interested in. So had to decline an offer

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    Medical Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sandoz International (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    Fair. Initial telephone screen followed by face to face with competency based questions assessed by two panellists. Overall it was a fair interview. The manager was welcoming and very open about the process. Negative: The company called me for an interview at short notice at significant expense and did not offer to pay for travel.

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    HR Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Holzkirchen (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Sandoz International (Holzkirchen (Germany)) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Sehr gut und einfach, The interviewer was very open and asked a lot of questions about the CV and past projects. It was a one on one interview and we went straight into business of the day.

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    Portfolio Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sandoz International (Munich, Bayern (Germany)) in September 2015.

    Interview

    Brief Introduction, Questions to CV, very detailed about motivation, little role related information. Very friendly and appreciative atmosphere. A lot of questions about strenghts and weaknesses. Only vague details about the disease area, no information about the company – in part information given contradicted with information from annual report. Questions asked about priority focus markets and growth markets.

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