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Devens, MA
201 to 500 employees
1987
Company - Public (AMSC)
Manufacturing
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Unknown
American Superconductor (AMSC) gets a charge out of carrying a heavy load. The company has two units -- AMSC Power Systems and AMSC Superconductors. AMSC Power Systems makes electronic converters for wind turbines and electrical transmitters that modulate power faster than ... Read more

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American Superconductor President, CEO, and Director Daniel P. (Dan) McGahn
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Devens, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Devens, MA
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Superconductor full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, flexible hours, local commute, 401K match

    Cons

    Stocks pricing dropped drastically in the past year

    Advice to Management

    Look before you leap into layoffs next time

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American Superconductor Interviews

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    Principal Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at American Superconductor (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    Met the hiring manager at a conference, where I was giving a talk. After the talk he approached me asked whether I was seeking an employment in Industry. I said yes, and the process started. I sent him my resume and he informed me of his interest. After a week or so, I was informed that I will be called for an onsite interview. I was there within a month, gave a talk and met with key team members who talked about the challenges and rewards for joining. They asked me some generic questions and enjoyed that conversation. I answered the questions with optimism and confidence. I had the offer within a month.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you approach a scientific challenge and come-up with a solution ?   1 Answer
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