Medtronic Interview Questions

Updated 20 Apr 2015
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Medtronic (Bangalore) in December 2014.

    Interview

    Pretty Simple and convenient. Liked it. Approachable HR. Took me long because of the availability issues at both ends. Looking forward to work for the Company and prove to be an asset for each other.

    Interview Questions

    • Regarding availability for Interview   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Interactive

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview

    Was asked general questions about past projects and my interest in biomedical engineering. Also asked about my experience in CAD, coding (MATLAB). Interview was obtained through a career fair at my school. Interviewer was a HR professional and was not involved in any of the engineering projects at Medtronic. Interview was very pleasant overall and felt like a casual conversation.

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    Post Grad Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview

    First had a phone interview and was then invited in for a face to face. Met with four different people for 30 min each. Asked questions about experience based on my resume and previous experience. Manager has been extremely helpful through the entire process.

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    Talent Acquisition Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Medtronic (Minneapolis, MN (US)) in April 2015.

    Interview

    The Recruiter was very nice and asked many follow-up questions regarding my answers. She also introduced about the HR team of the intern position, which gave me a picture of the internship role.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about your education background and experience   Answer Question
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    R&D Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview

    Basic 30 minute interview. mainly focused on my previous experience. project i had completed and my educational background. i was then shown one of the medical devices produced by the company and asked how i thought certain components might be made.

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    Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn Park, MN (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Medtronic (Brooklyn Park, MN (US)).

    Interview

    I had 6 separate interviews with Medtronic for the same department. I had applied to an Engineering Manager position and was called and had a phone interview for a Senior Engineering Manager position. After realizing I wasn't qualified for the senior level, I was contacted by another representative for a phone interview for the Engineering Manager position for which I applied. I was then invited on-site for a half-day interview. They liked me, but thought I'd be a better fit for an Operations Manager position that was also open in the same department. I was then contacted by another representative for another phone interview. I was then invited in twice, for two different on-site half day interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you define quality?   1 Answer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview

    I was offered an interview, but didn't receive an offer. The interview was straightforward, all behavioral questions and questions about my resume. They wanted to see what I knew about the company. They also wanted to hear what was my favorite and least favorite class and why. Overall seemed like a relaxed interview.

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    Supply Management Team Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview

    First you interview with your recruiter and then an interview at Medtronic. If you dont pass the assessments you dont get to interview. Take several behavior assessment, interview with a manager and interview with division manager. Know star interview questions and be prepared to have questions for the interviewers. Also be prepared to know what products Medtronic has and how they work. You will be asked what you know about the position so make sure you know what your applying for and why.

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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Medtronic.

    Interview

    The interview process was too formulaic. Interviewers had scripted questions and seemed overly focused on note-taking and answer-rating during the interview. I felt that this hindered the interviewers from actually getting to know me.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Medtronic in March 2015.

    Interview

    The response time between the application and phone interview was very short. They got back to me very quick for a phone interview with the Senior Manager of HEOR at Fridley, MN.

    She told me if I was chosen, I would have to interview for a second round with a Manager from another department. She was very explicit about the timeline of when to expect a response, so that was good.

    Interview Questions

    • In what scenario or situation were you forced to make a difficult decision?   Answer Question
    • What in your past experience have you needed to step up and take the lead?   Answer Question
    • Describe a situation in the past where you had to act as a mediator   Answer Question

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