I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Silgan Containers in August 2012.
Interview Details – The hiring process consisted of several interviews and several tests. These tests included knowledge and skill testing along with drug testing. Everyone was kind and outgoing throughout the interview process. I would apply here again.
Interview Question – The most difficult part of the process was the tests which take a couple of hours to complete. Answer Question
I applied online and interviewed at Silgan Containers.
Interview Details – Test-phone interview-in-person interview
Interview Question – Why do you want to work here? View Answer
Reason for Declining – Declined the offer because of the lack of seriousness during the interview. Lots of things out of place for a production plant during the walk around.
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Silgan Containers in September 2009.
Interview Details – Regulation interview process. Contacted by recruiter who made it sound like I was the perfect fit for this job. Talked on the phone, did a test then an in person interview. Talked about the benefits and the job. Nothing extraordinary.
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Silgan Containers.
Interview Details – Phone interview, IQ test, in-person interview, offer letter
Interview Question – Very simple interview, they basically wanted to know if you could figure anything out mechanically. They seemed pretty excited to just have someone that could breathe on there own. Answer Question
Reason for Declining – After getting my offer and seeing the plant I decided that the company was just not a good place to work. The older emplyees have a pension so, they were willing to work for less that I could. The pay was fair not good or great and the management was not really up to the speed I was looking for. Also most of the places that you would move to after completing your training were really out in the middle of no where. I really didn't want someones thumb on me.
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I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Silgan Containers in August 2010.
Interview Details – Had a phone interview first then skills testing. Went in for an in-person interview. Plant manager was very accomidating. Asked a lot of continous improvement questions as well as about union experience. Management "tolerates" the union at best.
Interview Question – Asked about experience with working in a Union facility View Answer
Negotiation Details – Got a better offer than I origianlly asked for. Plant manager said he wanted to make it worth me leaving my current employer
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