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Customer Service Representative Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Medtronic.
Interview Details Recruitment Agency - 2 internal interviews
Customer Service Representative II Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through another source and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Medtronic in November 2012.
Interview Details Went in took a test and then stayed for an interview. After interviewed dropped a couple of people who worked there and then manager was impressed at the recommendations I was given. A few days later got the call.
Interview Question – How I dealt with difficult customers. View Answer
Negotiation Details – n/a
Senior Project Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Medtronic in January 2010.
Interview Details The hiring interview was rather brief but intense, straight technical questions which required accurate technical answers. It also helped to be referred by fellow professionals who had the respect of the owner's representative.
Interview Question – How to follow the chain of command, how to make proper written communications View Answer
Negotiation Details – Owner had some flexibility in negotiating
Senior Process Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Medtronic in November 2010.
Interview Details 3 interviews with different 3 managers. Moderate technical questions asked with a few personal ones. There was an emphasis on the technical questions. Be sure you are prepared to answer the technical questions or don't apply to such positions.
Interview Question – What do you do when .... (fill in the blank)? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate.
Wafer Level Packaging Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Medtronic
Interview Details First Phone screening, Next On site Technical Interview. I was interviewed by Vanessa for the position at CVDG of Medtronic. I never got a call back after the phone screening. I had to call them up few times to know my progress.
Interview Question – What was your role in a college team project? How did you execute it? Answer Question
Biochemistry Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Medtronic in March 2013.
Interview Details Straightforward process - talked with three people for ~30 minutes each. Each interviewer went through my resume and asked about future plans. Overall, all three interviewers were friendly and seemed enthusiastic about their work. I didn't get a chance to see much of the facilities. One interviewer asked for a referral after about two weeks, and then I never heard anything else from them.
Interview Question – How would you perform molecular cloning? Answer Question
DTA Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Medtronic in September 2013.
Interview Details Hired through staffing agency (Aerotek) with the upfront knowledge of being a contracted employee for one year. A couple of phone interviews are held with an Aerotek recruiter. If accepted, then you have an in person interview at Medtronic with Medtronic district supervisor/s. If you meet the district supervisor/s approval, you are then phone interviewed by a Medtronic regional manager. If you are hired/not, the Aerotek recruiter will contact you. If hired, you then get go through initial hiring paperwork with Aerotek. A training class date is given at end. Medtronic begins training you with Medtronic staff.
Interview Question – Depends on each individual. View Answer
Negotiation Details – None
Principal Clinical Research Specialist Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Medtronic
Interview Details Situation based interview, asked lots of examples on how you performed under various scenarios.
Project Management experience and ability to work with cross functional team
Experience with clinical strategy is useful.
Interview Question – Mostly situation based. Answer Question
Labview Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Medtronic.
Interview Details I found the job posting on the Medtronic website and submitted an online job application with an employee referral. Within a week of submitting my application I received a call scheduling an onsite interview. Before my interview I also received an email with a survey for me to fill out. The survey had detailed questions about how my experience related to the job. My onsite interview was with 5 different individuals. Each interviewer had a worksheet of questions they asked and filled out as I responded. They also asked questions not on their worksheet. Overall the interview experience was quite pleasant. I was told I would hear back in a week and I did, but just that they were still interviewing other candidates. I kept following up and 2 months later I heard that they decided to go with someone else.
Interview Question – How do you deal with coworkers who have opinion and ideas counter to your own? Answer Question
Associate Configuration Assurance Administrative Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Medtronic.
Interview Details The whole process took about a month from the time I applied online. I was contacted by a recruiter and then had a phone interview with the office manager the next day. I then had a face-to-face interview with 4 separate people two days later. Research STAR interviewing to learn how they interview. It went really well and was offered the position the next week.
Interview Question – The interview questions were all pretty standard. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate.
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