PepsiCo Operations Resource Interview Questions

Updated 17 Nov, 2014
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Operations Resource Interview

Anonymous Employee in Beloit, WI (US)
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Positive Experience
Average Interview
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through college or university – interviewed at PepsiCo (Beloit, WI (US)).

Interview

Got an interview on campus from the campus recruiting program and was called back for an on-site interview a week later. Standard behavioral questions: conflict resolution, problem solving, leadership. Were mostly looking for leadership skills. Those who got hired had the most leadership experience or communicated their leadership skills most effectively. Two, two on one interviews, plant tour, and lunch. All travel expenses reimbursed.

Interview Questions

  • Tell me about a time something did not go as planned how did you resolve it   Answer Question

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    Operations Resource Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview

    I had met the recruiters at my college's career showcase and then submitted my application. A week later I was contacted to schedule an interview with them and then that next week I interviewed.

    Interview Questions

    • What is a time you had to persuade a group of people towards an idea or project?   Answer Question
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    Operations Resource Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PepsiCo in July 2014.

    Interview

    3 stage process--stage 1 is a phone interview--one person on the phone asking behavioral questions--stage 2 is video interview--3 people sit in the interview and all ask you behavioral questions and stage 3 is final interview--3 interviews--all one on one interview before offering the job. I got an offer from Frito-Lay in Perry, GA. I think the interview process in simple. They will ask about the company. Do your homework on the company. Also make sure you are prepared for behavioral questions. 90% of the questions are behavioral and rest is just general.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a decision you made that wasn't popular and how you handled implementing it?   1 Answer
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    Operations Resource Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview

    2:1 interview. Met with one half of the plant leadership for an half hour and then met with the other half. Behavioral based interview questions. That was the only interview process that I had to go through. I was called a few days later with an offer. Offer was a bit less than what I hoped for but they were willing to negotiate on salary and other benefits.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you had to supervise a continuous operation and how did you manage your team?   Answer Question
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    Operations Resource Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Perry, GA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at PepsiCo (Perry, GA (US)).

    Interview

    -Phone interview
    -Two day interview with various section managers alongside 14 other job contestants. Consisted of plant tour, dinner, bowling, breakfast, three interviews, lunch, depart.

    Interview Questions

    • All the questions were common team building examples. Name a time when as a team you overcame an obstacle...... Strong emphasis on leadership
      -Name a time you witnessed an unethical act... How did you respond?
       
      Answer Question
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    Operations Resource Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo in February 2013.

    Interview

    Met at college career fair and talked with a representative for 15 minutes. Next morning I got a call setting up an interview and plant tour for the next week. Got to the plant with 16 other candidates. Had a presentation about the company and then broke off into 2 groups: one group doing interviews while the other took a tour. Spoke with 2 different managers who were going through questions in a packet and taking notes. Questions were mostly behavioral based with some questions about previous experience listed on resume.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you had to work with a difficult person.   Answer Question
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    Operations Resource Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview

    1 phone interview, 1 in person formal interview, 1 informal interview w/ tour

    Interview Questions

    • Have to respond to interviews in this way: situation, action, result.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I did not negotiate since it was my first job out of college and the pay was very good.

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    Operation Resource Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo (San Antonio, TX (US)).

    Interview

    Interview began with tour of facility by an Operations Manager, followed by three sets of interviews with various business unit leaders, senior directors and other operations managers depending on staff availibility. Each interview consisted of two interviewers for approximately 30 minutes. If selected to move on, you're invited to job shadow for an entire shift to see if you truly like the position and for them to get a better impression of you.

    Interview Questions

    • What major setback have you had and how did you deal with it?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    HR manager did a thorough evaluation of the current market, my experience, and education to determine a salary. I had a good expectation of range from using GlassDoor, and the offer came in above my expectation, so there wasn't a need to negotiate.

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    Operations Resource Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    Hired via college recruiting. Had an onsite interview at the college. Afterwards, I had panel interviews on location at the hiring plant. I had a final interview with the Area Director (this position no longer exists).

    Interview Questions

    • Questions were your standard behavioral based type, "Tell me a time when, blah, blah, blah".   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I didn't negotiate a lot. For college hires, Frito-Lay tends to pay what your major is typically paid.

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    Operations Resource Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview

    Phone interview, followed up behavior based questions in the formal interview. Nothing you wouldn't expect.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you be willing to work nights and weekends to the total of 50+hours a week.   Answer Question

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