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178 Reviews
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    Former Employee - Inspector in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Inspector in Baton Rouge, LA

    I worked at SGS full-time (more than 10 years)


    Professional environment caring company with great benefits.


    Need better supervisors more open house policy.

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    Open relationship between you and employees

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SGS Interviews

Updated Dec 18, 2014
Updated Dec 18, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Health and Safety Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at SGS.

    Interview Details

    I submitted an application online, and was contacted for an initial (short) phone interview with an HR specialist. She was very nice, and after a couple of questions told me I would be forwarded on to the next level. The next interview was another short interview with the administrative manager at the local facility. He was very pleasant, and we discussed the job and salary requirements. I was invited for a face-to-face the same week. At that interview, I met the facility manager as well as the gentleman I spoke with on the phone. We had a great talk about the job, responsibilities, expectations on both sides; I even learned something about the industry, which was very cool. After a few days, I was contacted by the HR Specialist again, who informed me I wasn't selected for the position. There had only been one other candidate, and she felt that they hired that person based on a lower salary requirement. I understood this; everyone has a bottom line they have to watch.

    Interview Questions
    • The question I was asked was what would happen to a car that was being tested on a dynamometer if it jumped off the machine.   View Answer
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Headquarters GENÈVE, Switzerland
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1878
Type Company - Public (SGSN)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

SGS (formerly SGS Société Générale de Surveillance) is the world's inspector general. The company is a leading provider of verification, testing, and certification services with more than 1,000 offices and laboratories in 120 countries. It inspects and monitors internationally traded agricultural products, minerals, petroleum and petrochemicals, motor vehicles, and consumer goods. SGS also offers certification services to international businesses and governments, as well as electronics testing, logistics, outsourcing, drug development, and environmental monitoring... More

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