Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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- No OfferPositive ExperienceEasy InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online – interviewed at Precision Castparts.
Applied online and within a couple of days was emailed for a date and time to set up a phone interview. Had my phone interview within a week of applying.
- Interview mainly went over my resume and experience. Answer Question
- No OfferPositive ExperienceAverage InterviewNo OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online – interviewed at Precision Castparts in February 2015.
The process was very effective and efficient. HR called and gave a phone interview first. Then, I was called in to interview with a manager. Two weeks later, I was called in to do two more interviews.
- Name a project that you worked on where the outcome was not what you expected Answer Question
- No OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult InterviewNo OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took a day – interviewed at Precision Castparts (Roanoke, VA) in January 2015.
Very difficult interview. Expected me to code in interview without warning. I am not even a CS or Engineering major. Probably my worst interview experience. Make sure you have coded before going into interview.
- Name a time when you reported something wrong that was happening. Answer Question
I met the recruiters at a university career fair and was schedule for an interview at the fair. Interview was with two recruiters and an HR representative. Following the interview, I was scheduled for an on-site interview, for which they flew me to a plant in West Virginia. Interviewed by two separate panels over the course of 4 hours, and received a tour of the facility.
- Describe an example of a time where you failed to meet a project goal/deadline. Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAccepted OfferPositive Experience
I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ months – interviewed at Precision Castparts.
Really great team to meet with. Great interview Process and meet alot of great employees. You will meet with employees from all spectrums of the company. The employees are all very nice and you will enojoy talking to them!
- Where do you want to be in 5- 10 years? Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Precision Castparts (Bothell, WA) in December 2014.
I met a recruiter at a college career fair and gave him my resume. About a month later I got a call to set up an interview. I received an offer on the spot after my interview.I was interviewed by three members of the purchasing team, it was friendly and conversational. They mainly focused on my resume and past experiences. I asked a lot of questions - which they seemed to appreciate. To prepare I thoroughly researched the company and came up with a list of questions related to my specific job functions. Drug test and background check required.
- Tell me about yourself Answer Question
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I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeks – interviewed at Precision Castparts.
Very fair and professional interview process. I was initially contacted by one of their HR Recruiters via LinkedIn. The arrangements and scheduling of interviews was very professional. The recruiter was very responsive and communicated with clarity on any next steps. Once I was determined as their #1 candidate the job offer and compensation process was more than fair.
- How will someone like yourself with no manufacturing background adapt to PCC's strong emphasis on manufacturing? Answer Question
I applied through college or university – interviewed at Precision Castparts.
Met through a career fair. The people at the booth were very friendly and invited me to a information session later in the day. After arriving at the info session the recruiters immediately signed me up for an interview. The interview was only behavioral and i believed that i was a strong candidate.
- What was an ethical problem you faced? Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeks – interviewed at Precision Castparts in October 2014.
I was first interviewed at an on-campus career fair. After about a week I was called to attend an on-site interview and plant tour. The tour was very informative and the interviews were not overly difficult. Review information about the company before going into the interview to be prepared. The questions were mostly STAR related and situational.
- What is your spirit animal Answer Question
I did not negotiate.
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Precision Castparts in October 2014.
Met with recruiters at university career fair, had a follow up interview the next day on campus. Was invited (~2 weeks after the career fair) to a nearby manufacturing facility for a final interview (~2 weeks after the invitation). I had a number of hour-long interviews with large panel-type groups.
- Was asked for a very specific instance of an ethical situation that I had faced, the reasons why I felt it was unethical, and my actions. Answer Question
I did not negotiate, the salary was much higher than anticipated, based on data for my major from my university.
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