3M Interview Questions

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014
215 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days - interviewed at 3M.

    Interview Details

    2 face to face interviews, 1 integrity assesment and 1 final interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    face to face meeting
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Front End Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Well rounded interview, high knowledge of technologies

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    AREA SALES MANAGER Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at 3M in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview will be telephonic from supervisor. Next from NSM (can be video conference also) & in rare occasions from Divisional Manager. HR only facilitates.

    Interview Questions
    • They may ask about Key account management , Channel Management and team handling experience. Then about 3M , etc.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They will tell no negotiation possible. This happens with HR. They may stick to the band given by business. Approval process for exceptions are quite difficult.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Warangal (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warangal (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at 3M in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interview process

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. They mailed me a copy of offer letter and asked me meet at their company.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Packaging Graphics Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Maplewood, MN (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Maplewood, MN (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at 3M in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got an interview scheduled through my temp agency. It was kind of short notice (two days). The person I interviewed with was very nice, very personable. She asked my about my background. I went thought my education and job experience. I did most of the talking. I made sure to read the job description before-hand and explain how my previous job history and skills transferred to the position I was applying for. Once the interview was winding down, we talked about our background, where we're originally from, and even joked around a bit.

    Interview Questions
    • There weren't really any difficult questions. I just had to make sure I explained why I deserved the position and why I'd be a good fit.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Since this was done through a temp agency, salary was already negotiated.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at 3M.

    Interview Details

    Met recruiter at career fair, interviewed the next day, had an offer ~3 weeks later.
    Behavioral type questions. What did you like about your last internship, what didn't you? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Teamwork skills

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Technical Aide Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at 3M.

    Interview Details

    One interview with the manager who oversaw my work for my duration with the company

    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Director of Quality Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at 3M.

    Interview Details

    Process commenced with a 1.5 hr interview with the hiring and HR managers. Questions were status quo focused on people management experiences and technical aspects related to QMS implementation/maintenance.
    On-site interview was held over an eight hour period with HR, hiring, and production managers. Standard questions about background and experience with a 1 hr HR type exam that included some elementary technical questions. Received a tentative offer the day after the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if you were asked to do something for the business that was counter to your morals/ethics?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Supply Chain Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at 3M.

    Interview Details

    They call and set up an interview for the following day. Interview is mostly informal. They ask about your experience in school and how you would fit in to the company.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at 3M in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied online through my school's portal. I received an email from HR to arrange for a phone interview (I was overseas at the time) and got on the phone with my manager after that. She was very nice about the whole process and it took about 30 minutes. After that, I was notified of my acceptance by the HR manager.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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