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Century Aluminum Overview

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Chicago, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
1981
Company - Public (CENX)
Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
When the aluminum century rolls around, it'll be ready. Century Aluminum makes primary molten and ingot aluminum at facilities in Kentucky and West Virginia, as well as in Iceland; that last facility is operated by subsidiary Nordural. Century Aluminum also owns ... Read more

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Century Aluminum President & CEO Michael A. Bless
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    Current Employee - Manager in Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Manager in Charleston, SC
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Century Aluminum (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Smaller company -- less bureaucracy. Able to make command decisions quickly and effectively at times when time is of the essence.

    Cons

    Smaller company can feel less secure for longer term employment in a competitive global economy.

    Advice to Management

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Century Aluminum Interviews

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    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sebree, KY
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    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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