FreightCar America Reviews

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Cherokee, AL
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Cherokee, AL

    I worked at FreightCar America

    Pros

    Very new plant and a lot of quality engineering work for an i tern. The engineers were very engaging and helpful. Some tasks were tedious, but thats part of being an intern. Overall great internship.

    Cons

    Cherokee, Al. Not having a trike in a plant that is a mile long. Not much to complain about.

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FreightCar America Interviews

Updated Mar 20, 2015
Updated Mar 20, 2015

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    Production Area Manasger Interview

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    I was hired in on the ground floor as an operator and was promoted internally to Leader, Supervisor, assistant Manager, and Production Area Manager. I had no interviews. I submitted my application and was hired on the spot

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Website www.freightcaramerica.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (RAIL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Coal keeps FreightCar America in the black. The company designs and makes railroad cars, some 90% of which are aluminum-bodied coal-carrying ones. FreightCar America claims the top spot as North America's manufacturer of both aluminum-bodied and coal-carrying railcars. Other products include coil steel cars, flatcars, intermodal cars, mill gondola cars, and motor vehicle carriers. FreightCar America also refurbishes and rebuilds railcars and supplies forged, cast, and fabricated parts for its railcars and ones made by other companies. Customers include leasing companies... More

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