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Cooper Industries Interviews

Updated 19 Jan 2015
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    Operations Engineer Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Cooper Industries.

    Interview Details

    Hiring consisted of: Online tests for numerical and verbal reasoning, telephone interview with competency/experience based questions and assessment day. Assessment day consisted of: Timed general test (that you are not expected to finish, so just try your best), 2 problem solving roleplays (responding to emails on behalf of your manager who is away, I think they want you to try your best and accept all responsibility), interpretation of a business case and then presentation.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult I found was one of the problem solving roleplays which consisted of dealing with a disgruntled employee.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
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Cooper Industries Awards and Accolades

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Top 500 Green Companies, Newsweek, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 5,000+ Employees
Founded 1833
Type Company - Public
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue £1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors GE, Hubbell, ABB

Cooper Industries makes sure its customers don't blow a fuse. The company makes electrical products that include circuit protection equipment lighting fixtures, wiring devices, and other power management and distribution equipment used in residential, commercial, and industrial construction and maintenance and repair applications. Cooper Industries operates through divisions that include Cooper B-Line, Cooper Bussmann, Cooper Crouse-Hinds, and Cooper Lighting. The company spun off its hand and power tool operations into Apex Tool Group, a 50-50 joint venture with Danaher... More

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