Stryker Interview Questions

Updated Sep 15, 2014
Updated Sep 15, 2014
387 Interview Reviews

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    Tendering and Contracts Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Stryker.

    Interview Details

    Lengthy interview process. Begins with a screener call, proceeds with a third party interview by Gallup, if you are successful in this you move to in person interviews 2-6 in person interviews are possible.

    Interview Questions
    • Didn't find any questions difficult in the in-person interviews, the third party Gallup interview was challenging as you don't really know the strategy behind it.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Distribution Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hamilton, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hamilton, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Stryker in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by email,Phone interview, then face to face warehouse manager and recruiter, gallup, interview with team lead and warehouse manager then an interview with supply chain director and another manager. Long process!

    Interview Questions
    • Was told that the designation in inventory II was working towards would never happen or be useful at the company you also need a BA as well. Told this at the last interview!!! Why wait to tell me this at the last interview?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Material Handler Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dundas, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dundas, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Stryker in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview and In-person interview with HR Rep and Supervisor. They will ask a lot of questions about how you are as a person and whether you fit into their company mold, mainly hard working and will get the job done. The ability to work as a team is something they are really looking for.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you were given a negative job performance review? Why did it happen?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Warehouse Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hamilton, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hamilton, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Stryker in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    It was a complicated and long hiring process. Started with a short telephone interview and then proceeded to 3 in person interviews from the HR person who originally contacted me to the person who would be my direct manager and then HIS supervisor. Then I was informed that I would have to take the Gallup interview....

    Interview Questions
    • Does your style change depending on who you're with?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Mahwah, NJ (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mahwah, NJ (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Stryker.

    Interview Details

    Pass the Gallup, you can download a copy of the questions on Scribd.com - they were almost exactly the same questions. Answer them honestly, but having them beforehand helps you self-reflect.
    Everyone was really nice and professional. Once you get past the Gallup they are surprisingly lax on the interviews, not as much grilling as I've had in my career.

    This position is not a Product Marketing position - it's a glorified sales support position. Be sure to ask lots of questions about basic marketing functions like determining and implementing strategies, decision making processes on new product launches, etc - you will uncover that "product manager" at Stryker means "field sales support." Be sure you ask a lot of questions and get to the bottom of what the position entails - I probed a lot and found this isn't a marketing or product management position at all despite what the job description says!!!!

    Interview Questions
    • Gallup questions weren't really hard, but just have lots of examples of behaviors. Actual interviews are quite easy - know the products and industry and why you want to work there.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Marketing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Kalamazoo, MI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kalamazoo, MI (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Stryker in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I began the interview process by speaking with a recruiter over the phone. He emphasized the importance of interviewing with a business group that I was passionate about working with. I was then asked to participate in the Gallup interview, which was roughly a hour on the phone and all personality/ motivation based questions. I then waited 3 weeks without hearing back from the company, assuming that I was out of the running for the position. However, I recently was invited to the company for an all day interview with several different people. I was told I needed to give a 20 min power point presentation about myself, including an analysis of some marketing scenarios. Overall, the experience and everyone I have interacted with have been very nice. Just keep in mind that the process is slow, patience is key.

    Interview Questions
    • You are in charge of marketing for a candy bar that has been successful in England but is now being launched in the US. What are you major considerations?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Stryker.

    Interview Details

    Met at a campus career fair over a course of a week they were there. I returned for an interview the next day. The first interview was mostly your standard, why do you want to work here, how will you be a fit, etc. They explained the Gallup interview process as well. Stryker is known to have many interviews (12-15) before they feel confident hiring a full-time employee

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    No Offer
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    Anonymous Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Kalamazoo, MI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kalamazoo, MI (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Stryker in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied - was easy to follow and the online apply process was simple
    Phone Screen - very cordial and professional
    Gallup Interview - intense
    Onsite Interview - cordial and professional
    Offer - what I expected
    Hired - glad to be here!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Very easy to negotiate as the recruiter already knew what I was looking for in a comp and long term incentive plan.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Graduate Engineering Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    This was a campus interview for me. There were several rounds starting from written test and then a group discussion followed by the technical and HR interview. After this, there was a behavioral interview by Gallup.
    In the technical interview our basic understanding of the subject was tested. The questions were simple and fundamental. The Gallup round was for approximately 1 hr with around 100-150 questions. This was the tough part where they ask questions regarding your achievements, your behavior and various other things, with examples. This was a mandatory for every new employee joining Stryker at any level. They made sure we would fit the company's culture.

    Interview Questions
    • The difficult part I felt was to be prepared for the Gallup round, where questions like what did you achieve in the last one week? and how did you help a friend in the last one month? They were tricky because they would ask the same question again in a different form and make sure you are telling the truth.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Patient Handling Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Stryker in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    phone interview, face to face, gallup, skype interview.
    Stryker only wants a specific type of candidate, if you dont fit the profile you will not get the job. The face to face is very intense, question after question, need to be quick on your feet. Have to be very successful in previous sales job and must show how and why

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

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