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Century Aluminum Interview Questions

Updated Oct 11, 2016
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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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    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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    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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    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.

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