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Thermo Fisher Scientific Interview Questions

Updated Aug 15, 2017
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    Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

    Interview

    Two scientists interviewed me at that time. They shared about their research experience and asked for my background. We had a good conversation (at least I felt). It took a long time for them to get back to me, I have to follow up with them twice to get the result.

    Interview Questions

    • What major challenges and problems did you face? How did you handle them?   Answer Question

  2. Helpful (2)  

    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience

    Interview

    Straight forward, short process. Didn't interview with many people. Had one call with recruiter and three interviews on site in the WAltham office. Interviews were easy, I wish I met more people.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Clinical Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

    Interview

    Three phone interviews with different people. An in person interview , potentially not in the city in which the role is located. A flight up to another city of their choice for an additional panel round of interviews and 15 minute presentation on why they should hire you. I like the company, but it was just too much to require of candidates on top of working a full time job.

    Interview Questions


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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

    Interview

    Old school prescribed behavioral questions. Cold mechanical like interactions with Interviewers focused on completing their section of the questionnaire. Limited interest on candidate skillsets and compatibility.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you take less? Followed by the TFS recruiter stating they really didn't know what the budget is.   Answer Question

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    Supply Chain Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

    Interview

    Position in CA. Interviewed by the recruiter in the East Coast. Told me that they cannot compete with high tech companies in the bay area in terms of compensation, hence cannot move me through the recruiting process. Oh wow, that simply means you are not hiring the best. Very surprising for a multi billion dollar company.

    Interview Questions

    • Recruiter was only interested in my compensation   1 Answer

  6.  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Atlanta, GA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Pretty easy and to the point. Asked standard interview questions that you would expect at almost every interview I've ever been on. I would apply in gain if necessary.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you used exceptional customer service skills?   Answer Question

  7.  

    Research Associate- Contract Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific (San Francisco, CA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    It was quite simple, they made me talk about my previous work and asked me a few simple technical questions. They wanted to know if your basics are strong and you are up to date on your technical knowledge. They also asked all the basic interview questions, and sometimes prefer if you don't give them the practiced answers.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a PCR.
      What's your 3 greatest strengths and weaknesses?
      How do you resolve conflict?   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    It was a 6 month contract position with the possibility of extension but not hiring. It was in San Francisco, and the salary was not competent, and no benefits were offered.

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    Site Tech Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kenilworth, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Kenilworth, NJ) in March 2017.

    Interview

    it was rushed and very uninformative. it was very fast i didnt know what was going on to be honest. i didnt receive alot of info from it and was hired almost immediately

    Interview Questions

    • when can i started as if desperate   1 Answer

  9. Helpful (2)  

    Chemical Packager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Three managers from different departments interviewed me not knowing what department I would get hired for. Was a bit stressful because for every interview i was being moved to another room.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you familiar with standard warehouse safety regulations   Answer Question

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    Associate Consumables Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in South San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Thermo Fisher Scientific (South San Francisco, CA) in February 2017.

    Interview

    The hiring processes involved a telephone screening. Afterwards, a telephone interview with the Team Manager was done to see if they wanted to do in-person interviews. I met with 3 people for in-person interviews (done individually), a and another telephone interview with Human Resources

    Interview Questions


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