Jaguar Land Rover - 15 month placement undergraduate placement Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 15 month placement undergraduate placement

    4.8571/5 | Interview date: February 2017 | Job offer? Yes |

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    Sectors: Engineering

    Difficulty rating 60.0 / 100

    Interview process

    The interview was fairly intense. It lasted for one hour and consisted of 8 questions. The first question was the hardest which I have written down below. However, this question was tailored to the sector my interviewer was from in the company so they are all different. Overall a good experience. My advice would be:
    Be yourself
    Enjoy it
    Smile!
    Be nice
    Don't be too serious

    Most difficult question

    You are working for JLR. You are designing a software system for one of the jaguars, who is your customer?
    Clue.. Not the purchaser of the car.

    Interview tips

    Be yourself! Don't go crazy on bigging yourself up in the interview,, after all its only words.. They want examples of what you have done that makes you a motivated person. In the group exercise, don't act like Billy big cock,, they will see right through it.. Listen to other people's opinions, have a good discussion and not be too quiet.

    Experiences at the assessment centre

    The assessment centre was a very relaxed but intense day. There were 2 groups of 12, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, I was afternoon. The centre consisted first of all of a group exercise. We were sat round a table in a group of six with 4 assessors sat in the corner making notes. We had to discuss which radio would be best for a new car. This lasted one hour and in my opinion was the hardest part of the day.
    The second part was the interview as discussed above.
    The third part was an 'in tray exercise' : multiple choice, we had to reply to emails with the correct response. In between these assessments we relaxed in a room with free coffee.. I just chatted to the other candidates. Overall I enjoyed the day

    Interview steps

    Interviews

    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video

    Tests

    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric

    Other

    • Assessment centre
    • Group excercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

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