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Toronto, ON (Canada)
1001 to 5000 employees
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Company - Public (NBD)
Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Norbord isn't bored making boards. The company is one of the world's largest producers of wooden panels, with oriented strand board (OSB), accounting for about two-thirds of the company's sales. OSB is a type of engineered wood ... Read more

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Norbord President, CEO, and Director J. Barrie A. Shineton
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    "North American Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    I worked at Norbord full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I left in 2009 after 18 years there. Very nice company to work for. Usually strategic in their planning. Treat employees respectfully and have decent benefit plan. Generally a nice team atmosphere.

    Cons

    Sometimes allow product quality to slide. Manufacturing management is often loathe to listen to sales management about the need to improve. Coordination amongst the sites regarding consistency of product was lacking.

    Advice to Management

    Have similar production quality policies and standards at each plant location.

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Norbord Interviews

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    Process Engineer Interview

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    Interview

    Applied through a university portal. Got an email about a week later asking for my transcripts and degree certification. Got scheduled a phone interview. Phone interview was basic questions like "walk me through your resume" "describe yourself" a week later got a call back and was scheduled an in person interview. Interviewed with an HR person and the Operations manager at the plant. Got asked about my technical experience.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your greatest strength and name a time where that strength help you in a situation.   Answer Question
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