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  • Frustrating at times but has good job security, outstanding benefits, and potential for upside.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Specialty Coating Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's a company on the rise. They offer great benefits, good diversity of customers, and overall a great innovative product.

    Cons

    Serious lack of communication. Zero middle management. Offer terrible terrible wages for the amount of responsibility placed on employees.

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    Keep your workforce happy. COMPENSATE them accordingly with demands you place on them. Don't hesitate to provide ENOUGH of the RIGHT tools that are needed to complete a work instruction. Get people cross trained!

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    Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Specialty Coating Systems in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    Received a phone call to set up a phone interview. Two days later had the phone interview. The questions asked were very basic, and were mainly used to screen candidates for face-to-face interviews. I was granted a second in-person interview at the end of the phone conversation. The in person interview took place the following week. It consisted of a 1:1 interview with the individual who would make the final hiring decision, and then led to a 2:1 interview with the same gentleman and his boss. The interview lasted approximately 1.5 hours. I received a phone call a few days later asking me to come in for a second face-to-face interview. Second interview happened the following week. I met with multiple people, which included the: corporate recruiter, department head, and then finally back to the gentleman who would make the final hiring decision (again).

    Overall, my experience was a positive one. The process was incredibly unconventional, and did not follow a particular procedure. The individual making the final decision had no formal training on hiring or interviewing, so it was a very relaxed interviewing environment. I personally appreciated it, but I could see how someone would find it frustrating. I would dare to say that this isn't normal for SCS, and that my interview process was circumstantial. Regardless, SCS seems to be an outstanding company that I would've happily accepted an offer from.

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Website www.scscoatings.com
Headquarters Indianapolis, IN
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2005
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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