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    Technical Sales Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Titanium Metals in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Responded to Monster.com ad with resume.

    Telephone interview followed by in person interview with Director of Customer Service Group. Appeared to be looking for customer facing skills and experience displaying technical aptitude. I thought I had passed this portion because an impromptu interview was set up with the Customer Service Manager followed by a plant tour. He also asked me to take a personalty test after the tour.

    The customer service manager was looking for the ability of the person to work well within the organization, specifically with the inside sales staff. My background in customer service prior to work in sales was a "major comfort" to her. Everything seemed to be good. She did tell me most of their sales people have a result of "Red" on the personality test.

    The tour was very interesting. One of the floor managers walked me around and answered every question I had. It was pretty exciting.

    The personality test is from Insights. The test was called Discovery. It covered the Foundation Chapter and Management Chapter. It is 25 questions long and surprisingly accurate. I tested extremely high in "yellow" and high in "red". I felt it was about 80% accurate. I was classified as "inspirational leader".

    They do use this test in making hiring decisions.

    I spent about three hours in their offices.

    After two followup phone calls, the hiring manager said they were going to pass on me, "because we want someone who has not had the level of success you have had." Bogus response. He knew my "level of success" from the resume and phone interview. After our in person interview, he quickly scheduled another, agreed to provide a plant tour, and scheduled the personalty test. I have solid references so the only conclusion I can draw is that because my test came back with the highest value in "yellow" instead of "red", I was disqualified.

    Seems like a great company if you can get in.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a technical sales problem you have encountered and how you solved it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    QA Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Titanium Metals in February 2009.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone screening followed by an on-site interview and drug test & physical. I was called with an offer, asked if it was acceptable, then sent an offer including all the benefits (medical, vacation, 401k). i was given one week to review it, sign it and mail it back in.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview was not extremely difficult, just asked questions to assure that I had the qualifications they were looking for.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I said I wanted $60,000 per year and they were agreeable - probably should have asked for more, but it was a 33% increase over what I was receiving from my previous position.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    First was phone interview, very basic overview questions. Next, went in for on-site interview. One on one interview that began with standard interview questions...Tell me about yourself, strengths/weaknesses, educational background. Reviewed previous projects I worked on a school. Discussed issues I had to overcome in projects and working in a team environment. Asked back for second interview. This interview included someone from corporate, HR, and manager. Asked series of questions for about 2 hours regarding my opinions/views towards business, my education, working in industry. Then spent an hour working on a "project." This included recreating a lego-type construction with two other workers from the office. Goal of project was to see how I cooperated and communicated with teammates, my strategy for assembling structure, and how closely I could assemble it.

    Interview Questions
    • Rank the following in importance: Cost, Quality, On-time Delivery, Price   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Principal Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Titanium Metals in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    typical interview. initial phone screen with HR, and then a follow up call with the hiring manager. then an on site interview. culture seemed laid back but is not. plant manager could not hold eye contact for long and the only female engineer had a staring problem and was not on the iterinary.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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