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PepsiCo Interview Questions

Updated 22 Apr 2015
833 Interview Reviews

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    No Offer
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    Average Interview
    No Offer
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    Application

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

    Interview

    Submitted my CV and completed the online application, then didn't hear back for another 4 months to which they then rejected me. Honestly I felt like it was a bit of a waste of time. Tried to ask their hr department why they felt my CV wasn't good enough an was told "due to the high application number feedback isn't possible" honestly it really disheartened me as I then started to doubt my CV

    Interview Questions

    • I wouldn't know, they rejected me and everyone who applied from my university   Answer Question
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    Food Science Role Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview

    The first stage was an online application basic details, work experience etc. After a week rang to arrange telephone interview which consisted of some standard questions..why want to work there and two technical questions. After that contact few days later to arrange going to assesment center, prior to completing online exam(which you get to practice). Assessment center question more behaviour type.

    Interview Questions

    • Standard question and more behavioural question in Assesment center. Online part was the most difficult   Answer Question
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    No Offer
    No Offer

    Application

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

    Interview

    CV application through website - nothing more than CV and a few questions regarding equal opportunities, face to face interview - comprising 2 competency and 2 technical questions, assessment centre - individual interview competency based only, group exercise that included a ridde. Very casual process.

    Interview Questions

    • casual questions: why the role? why the company? challenging situation? a time when you were in conflict with someone you had to work in a team?   Answer Question
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    Development Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Theale, South East England, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at PepsiCo (Theale, South East England, England) in June 2014.

    Interview

    Initial phone interview with off-shore internal recruiters to assess suitability and discuss the role in more detail. Two initial phone conversations with recruiters led to a more formal phone interview with hiring manager and peers. Next stage was a face to face interview at the office site. Overall, I found everybody very relaxed, friendly and very open.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your favourite product from the Pepsico product range?   Answer Question
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    Sales Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Started with a phone interview with one of their regional sales managers in UK.
    Very informal chat regarding my previous sales experience, choice of university, and course. Further questions on my career motivations, overall an easy interview, no tough questions

    Interview Questions

    • As mentioned, the chat was informal, and there were no real difficult questions   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Accepted a better job

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    Intern Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at PepsiCo.

    Interview

    The assessment center was most of a day including aStandard HR interview, 'times when you've worked in a team' etc...
    Followed by technical interview based on university projects.
    Final group activity.

    Interview Questions

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    Industrial Placement Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Theale, South East England, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PepsiCo (Theale, South East England, England) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Apply, Face-to Face Interview,Assessment

    Interview Questions

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    Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo (London, England) in July 2012.

    Interview

    Pretty structured. They seemed to be big on structured questions and tests etc rather than the more usual chat type interviews. It was pretty quick from start to finish. HR seemed v organised. Between application, interview, calls, offer there were only a few days of gaps where I didnt hear from them

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work at Pepsi   1 Answer
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leicester, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo (Leicester, England) in February 2010.

    Interview

    I applied for the role, and had the first round interview at my University. There were two people interviewing and they spent time ensuring that I was comfortable. They asked quite a few questions (e.g. describe yourself in 5 words, describe a situation where you did something you regret). The 2nd round interview was a technical interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a situation where you did something you regreted   Answer Question
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    Infrastructure Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reading, England
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PepsiCo (Reading, England) in February 2010.

    Interview

    A set series of questions were asked referencing my CV regarding illustrating how I'd shown an example of various traits they were looking for, e.g. Can you give an example of when you've had to stand up to authority and how you handled it?

    There were 2 people from the department in the interview, one of whom asked questions the other simply made notes; however there was a hint of good cop-bad cop at one point with the note taker stepping in with followup questions and challenges to assess how the example given squared up to the questions asked.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you provide an example of when you've had to stand up against someone in a position of authority and illustrate how you went about it.   Answer Question
    • Can you provide an example when you've had to lead a team or otherwise take the initiative.   1 Answer
    • Can you provide an example of when you've worked as part of a team and what you feel your role was throughout.   Answer Question

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