Cooper Industries
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Cooper Industries Reviews

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95 Reviews
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Cooper Industries Chairman, President, and CEO Kirk S. Hachigian
Kirk S. Hachigian
53 Ratings

    Good company, good processes, slow decision making

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    Former Employee - Operations Leadership Program  in  Kerpen, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)
    Former Employee - Operations Leadership Program in Kerpen, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)

    I worked at Cooper Industries full-time for more than a year


    Lucky to get into the Leadership Program, lot of money spent on training us, including overseas travel


    Slow decision making, took to long to make me an offer and I left to another company.

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    Value the achievements of the employees who have drive and ambition and give them the opportunity to shine.

    Positive Outlook
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Cooper Industries Interviews

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Interview Difficulty




    Rotational Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Cooper Industries.

    Interview Details

    On campus interview, then large panel interviews at headquarters

    Interview Questions
    • Recruiter asked for my favorite behavioral question and answer   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    not an ideal fit

    Declined Offer

Cooper Industries Awards and Accolades

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Top 500 Green Companies, Newsweek, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1833
Type Company - Public
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors GE, Hubbell, ABB Group

Cooper Industries makes sure its customers don't blow a fuse. The company makes electrical products that include circuit protection equipment lighting fixtures, wiring devices, and other power management and distribution equipment used in residential, commercial, and industrial construction and maintenance and repair applications. Cooper Industries operates through divisions that include Cooper B-Line, Cooper Bussmann, Cooper Crouse-Hinds, and Cooper Lighting. The company spun off its hand and power tool operations into Apex Tool Group, a 50-50 joint venture with Danaher... More

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