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Alcoa Overview

Pittsburgh, PA
10000+ employees
1888
Company - Public (AA)
Metal & Mineral Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Norsk Hydro, RUSAL
A global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world. Our technologies enhance transportation, from automotive and commercial transport to air and space travel, and improve industrial and ... Read more

Mission: Having created the aluminum industry, Alcoa is growing in the areas the world needs most, delivering sustainable solutions that meet ever-increasing demands for lightweighting in automotive, commercial transportation and aerospace and for energy-efficient buildings.

Alcoa Reviews

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    I worked at Alcoa full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic company that allowed me to travel the world over my 31 year career,.

    Cons

    You must be willing to move to the job to continue a successful career in Alcoa.

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Alcoa Photos

Alcoa photo of: TOP Work Places 2017!
Alcoa photo of: Once again, Alcoa named one of Canada's Best Employers by Forbes Magazine!
Alcoa photo of: At Warrick Operations (U.S.A), forty students took part in Alcoa's 9th annual Minority Youth Day!
Alcoa photo of: Alcoa President, Harvey said: "We've been smelting aluminum in the U.S. and around the globe for 130 years. We appreciate the support of the administration to try and make a level playing field."
Alcoa photo of: Alcoa restarted its Warrick, IN aluminum smelter, an action that will further improve the competitiveness of its on-site rolling mill.
Alcoa photo of: Headquarters - Pittsburgh, PA
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Alcoa Interviews

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66%
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Alcoa (Pittsburgh, PA) in February 2018.

    Interview

    Process took two weeks. Started with 30 minute phone interview followed by a 5 hour interview process two weeks later. 5 hour interview included multiple different people and a group activity.

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Alcoa Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Admired Companies: Metals(#1), Fortune, 2014
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2014
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