Georgia-Pacific Corporation Interview Questions

Updated Aug 31, 2014
Updated Aug 31, 2014
65 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Production Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Very Casual Interview process conducted by two separate interview teams. One team of interviewers from the level you are applying for and one from the higher management level.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked about things on last evaluation report that you wanted to improve on.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Safety, Health and Environmental Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Create profile at GP careers website. Apply for positions. Phone screen with HR. Phone Screen with Corporate Director. Phone Screen with Plant Directors. On-site interview with Plant managers, HR, and Operations managers. Did NOT get a plant tour as part of the interview process and the HR team were late coming into work so the interview started late I sat in the lobby for almost 30 minutes trying to contact the HR person leading the interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Basic Behavioral Interview Questions at the plant level. I am great at answering these so nothing really caught me off guard. Corporate HR and Functional area phone screens were asking about Knowledge & Skills in my field form a technical level.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Take it or leave it - this is our best and final offer
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Pretty standard interview and hiring process, the corporate recruiters were really great! Local HR was not very good.
    Just know how to answer the situational based interview questions. They are looking for what the situation was, the behavior you displayed and the outcome of the situation....SBO
    Plant tour to start the interview was appropriate.

    Interview Questions
    • Not really difficult but I had to think about it.....Why do you want to move to Texas?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did use a job recruiter so it was pretty easy. My recruiter went to bat for me, and gave me advice.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    An on campus interview resulting in a phone screen followed by an onsite interview process with the entire team. A very pleasant interview experience. The team was extremely professional and interview questions were focused on Market Based Management. Questions were very detail oriented from the resume and the team is thorough in their assessment.

    Interview Questions
    • Talk about an experience when disagreed with an immediate superior on an issue and how you handled it moving forward?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview as a phone interview. This consisted of situational based questions, current salary inquiry, how much you expect to make, why do you want to leave your current job, when will you be available. It lasted about thirty minutes

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation in which you did not achieve your goal and what you did about it.   View Answer
    Declined Offer
  7.  

    MBA Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Post your resume online, then they start hiring for marketing internships in Feb/March. You will be contacted to do phone screenings (2 or 3) and then invited for an in person interview where you will speak to an entire team.

    Interview Questions
    • Behavioral Interview Questions. In my opinion, it was "If I called your employer, what would HE say was your biggest weakness"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  8.  

    Packaging Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview and one on one

    STAR interview
    Be prepared to answer some questions that probably have nothing to do with your experiences or skills
    Critical think questions
    Be prepared to spend 2-4hrs
    It can take anywhere between 1week to 3months there have been longer times

    Interview Questions
    • How many golf balls are in the air right now   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Always negotiate. Know your worth or they'll take advantage of you
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Logistics Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Montgomery, AL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montgomery, AL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    It is very behavioral and situational based. They want to see how you reacted to past situations and what you have done to avoid those situations in the future.

    Interview Questions
    • Behavioral questions are difficult, so just be prepared and try to think of good ways to answer those types of questions ahead of time.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Procurement Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bellingham, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bellingham, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Recruited from a university career fair, interviewed later that day, got a call of a job offer a few hours later. Questions are behavioral based

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a diverse set of people   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They give you a location, but the location is extremely negotiable as they want to retain your talent. I don't think the salary for the program is negotiable though, but I did not ask because it is already pretty high
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Procurement Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    On campus interview, very laid back. Straight forward questions

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a time a boss called you out for a mistake and how you handled it   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Average Interview

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