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Century Aluminum Interview Questions

Interviews at Century Aluminum

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    Web Development Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Century Aluminum.

    Interview

    Single in-person interview with two of the people I'd be working with. Personable and easy to talk to. Conversation mostly focused on my skillset and a short PHP coding problem.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked to explain example PHP code.   1 Answer

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    IT Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sebree, KY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Century Aluminum (Sebree, KY) in July 2014.

    Interview

    Was easy interview. Did not ask too many techincal questions. They are more interested in the person than the past experience. They look for good attitudes. Dont show up in a suit, they dont wear them there.

    Interview Questions

    • Am I willing to work weekends.   1 Answer
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    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Owensboro, KY
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Century Aluminum (Owensboro, KY) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Arrived onsite and was quickly greeted by the interviewing Manager. Plant tour while being interviewed. Then meet with another interviewing Manager for final interview. During this process another Electrical Engineer was present to help with questions. Company completed interview by providing lunch.

    Interview Questions

    • Background and what experience did I have with specific PLCs and motor drives   Answer Question

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    Electrician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sebree, KY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Century Aluminum (Sebree, KY) in January 2015.

    Interview

    very thorough background check, with round table style interview and skills verification. They use a standardized question format divided up among the various interviewers. The interview is conducted by HR, and the management staff (all of them) of the individual departments. The health and fitness testing is the hardest part of the process. If they intend to offer you a position you will know before leaving the premises

    Interview Questions

    • Willingness to work various shifts   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    none, union environment, all benefits are contractual


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    EMT Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Robards, KY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Century Aluminum (Robards, KY) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Sat down to discuss how I would handle the workers if they were showing signs/symptoms of heat stress. I answered a few basic emt questions that would relate to mental status and emergency care for heat stress or stroke.

    Interview Questions

    • What will you say if a worker tells you no, when you request them to sit down because they are showing signs of heat stress.   1 Answer

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    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sebree, KY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Century Aluminum (Sebree, KY) in January 2015.

    Interview

    You meet with people from all over the plant. Hiring manager, department manager, other supervisors, engineers, Human Resources, and Plant manager. They asked behavioral questions such as tell me about yourself, why should we hire you, and gave a plant tour.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me why we should hire you and tell me about yourself. Why do you think you would be a good fit for this job.   Answer Question

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    Heat Stress Emt Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Robards, KY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Century Aluminum (Robards, KY) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I went in and was greeted by one of the safety professionals. He asked me some basic questions and explained to me what they did there as an aluminum smelter operation and gave me a run down about what I would be dealing with.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you know what we do here as an aluminum smelter?   1 Answer
    • Some guys out here will want to continue working after you have told them the need a break. What will you say to them at this point?   1 Answer
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    Technical Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dorchester, SC
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Century Aluminum (Dorchester, SC) in August 2012.

    Interview

    The interview process was very relaxed. The panel consisted of members with a varying backgrounds and years of experience. The type of questions extended beyond your basic interview question but mainly focused on situation driven question. In addition there were a great number of behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions


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