- Work/Life Balance
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at MolycorpRecommendsRecommends
Great culture. Good benefits. Hard work praised and encouraged. Rapid growth.
Poor planning. Growth beyond capacity. Stuck in small-business mentality.
Advice to Management
Develop back-bone. Do not fear executives. Educate executives to understand the necessity of spending and other issues.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days – interviewed at Molycorp (Mountain Pass, CA) in April 2013.
If being considered for a position at MolyCorp, you must apply online, take an EEI test which includes, math(fractions, next number sequencing, pythagorean therom, a reading aptitute test, an analytical comprehension test that includes watching an animated video of coffee mugs being produced and then questions about issues in the production line must be answered. Also there is a test for mechanical appitude which includes pully calculations, leverage problems, rigging quesitons(fastners, anchors and overhead pully weight). The interview process is different from any other companies, they bring 6-8 people into a conference room, 4 MolyCorp employees ask a series of questions asking you to discribe a certain situation and how you would handle it. Every candidate answers the same quesiton all around the table, each time they start with a different candidate. After 16 questions in relation to a industrial mining operation, mixing, chemicals, lifting, safety and water treatment, they ask questions about theft of company property, how you deal with difficult co workers who are not pulling their load. When your done they walk you out and say they will call with an update on the position. I recieved a call 20 days after interviewing, stating that they were interested in me, however they didnt currently have a position open for me.
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Don't look for any mollycoddling of the earth here. Molycorp mines and produces lanthanide and molybdenum compounds, concentrates, and oxides using open-pit mining techniques. Lanthanides (which include cerium, lanthanum, and yttrium) are used in everything from cell phones and computers to X-ray film and television glass. The company, however, is staking its future on the production of rare earth oxides (REO). Molycorp went public in July 2010 with an initial public offering (IPO). The company plans to use funds from the IPO to modernize its California facility and expand...