Nordson Reviews

26 Reviews
26 Reviews
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Nordson President, CEO, and Director Michael F. Hilton
Michael F. Hilton
8 Ratings

    Great opportunities for upwardly mobile employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nordson full-time for more than 8 years


    Great people at all levels. Organization has solid financial stability and growth outlook is better than most. Great benefits and strong values system. Many opportunities for upwardly mobile employees looking to grow their career.


    Work/life balance is poor. Investments in existing resource and technology infrastructure not on par with investments in acquisitive growth, resulting in bigger workloads and inefficient work processes.

    Positive Outlook
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Nordson Interviews

Updated Jul 28, 2014
Updated Jul 28, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Nordson.

    Interview Details

    Started with phone screen with HR, followed by in person interview with Manager (1 on 1) and various Engineers (1 on 1), followed by a return trip for interview with Sr. Manager who was not available that same day of initial interview. After interview with manager was complete, they provided a small tour of the manufacturing area.

    Interview Questions
    • They brought out their technical drawings to gauge your knowledge of blue print reading and specifically asked about symbols used on the drawing.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was tough to get them to budge, asked for sign on bonus and negotiated on that in order to consider accepting and accepted one after some negotiation on the bonus portion. Recommend refusing to provide current or last salary because they will not move much past what your previous employer was compensating.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Headquarters Westlake, OH
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1956
Type Company - Public (NDSN)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Graco, 3M, Cohesant

When it comes to adhesion, coating, and spraying, Nordson dispenses with admirable stick-to-it-iveness. Its adhesive dispensing systems are used on a range of packaging, paperboard, and nonwoven products. A line of sealant systems bond and seal both plastic and wood products. Nordson's spray systems apply powder paints and coatings to appliances and auto parts. The company also produces coating and inspection systems for high-tech manufacturing. Nordson sells to the appliance, automotive, medical, solar energy, and semiconductor markets, among others. The company has... More

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