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Toyota North America Specialist Interview Questions

Updated Nov 14, 2017
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Specialist Interview

Anonymous Employee in Erlanger, KY
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Toyota North America (Erlanger, KY) in August 2016.

Interview

Long Process, Interviewers were late.
Started with a brief overview (never read it) of my resume.
Next were questions about the thinking and business process. Focus areas turned out to be questions associated with the Performance Management Program. Determined fit and approach.

Interview Questions

  • Describe a time where you lead a team to resolve a problem.   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Toyota North America

  1. Helpful (4)  

    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    They asked me about my resume and how i worked in groups. Behavioral analysis questions...tell me about a time when you had to overcome group differences. Or tell me about when you started a project and the project failed. Things of that nature


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    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    20 minutes. Behavioral questions. 2 interviewers: 1 technical, 1 HR

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Standard pay, no negotiation

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    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Toyota North America (Huntsville, AL).

    Interview

    Extensive interview process. On site interview consist of a panel of managers.

    Interview Questions

    • All answers are to be in STAR format. Many questions that you will find on google are what they ask. "When is a time that you were able to gain consensus of a group."   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    When interviewed, I signed a non-negotiation agreement.


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    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    4 people asking questions. Follows the STAR format and also has some competency questions.

    Interview Questions


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    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Blue Springs, MS
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Toyota North America (Blue Springs, MS) in March 2011.

    Interview

    Phone and panel interview were very standard for Toyota. They want answers in STAR format. Questions like "Tell me about a time when you and a coworker did not see eye-to-eye, and how the issue was resolved." Nothing to be afraid of, just jot down a few anticipated scenarios, and fit them to each question.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a situation where you had to dig through a lot of data, and how did you come to a conclusion?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Ask for a very high salary from the start. My offer was about $5k less than I asked for.


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    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Toyota North America (San Antonio, TX) in January 2011.

    Interview

    Toyota uses a basic STAR format. There are typically a couple of teamwork or problem solving questions asking for examples. Then there was a question of why do you want to work here? The interview is usually only about 20-30 minutes and will be on site. There may be a phone screening before that with position specific questions to decide if they want to invite you for the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Team work example, problem solving example, and why do you want to work here   Answer Question

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    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Toyota North America (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in November 2017.

    Interview

    They mainly asked about previous co-op experiences. The role you took on. Mainly behavioural questions. Since an HR rep came it was not very technical other than knowing your resume well.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked Programming background for full stack development.   Answer Question
  8. Helpful (1)  

    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Toyota North America (Singapore (Singapore)) in December 2012.

    Interview

    Asked about

    1) All aspects of my resume. how my leadership positions in the resume yielded any lessons which could possibly be applicable to position applied for

    2) What I expected of the roles and responsibilities in the job I applied for

    3) How i overcame a problem and reconcile interests between 2 conflicting parties

    Interview Questions

    • none, all were pretty straight forward.

      just be familiar with the STAR method.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Starting for fresh grads as of 11/12/12 is 2.8k


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    Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Toyota North America.

    Interview

    Typical interview times is about 3, one with HR, the other is with hiring manager and the last is with the hiring manager and the vice-president of the department which you'll be entering. HR will interview you based on your qualifications, experience as well as your suitability. Hiring managers will ask you more on your knowledge of the job as well as to test your critical thinking and problem solving skills. Last interview with the hiring manager and vice-president is more of them explaining the overall job to you to see if you might still be interested.

    Interview Questions

    • To explain the current automotive market as well as the automotive market in the next 3-5 years time. And explain in your opinion, which countries should Toyota expand into and why? And what factors be it natural or man-made will affect the Toyota manufacturing line?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Basically, there was no room for negotiation. If you don't accept their terms, they will not even ask you to stay.


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