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Perrysburg, OH
10000+ employees
1987
Company - Public (OI)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Owens-Illinois (O-I) is involved in more toasts than Dick Clark and all Irish writers combined. The world's largest maker of glass containers, it touts a leading market presence in the regions in which it operates -- North and South America, Europe, and the ... Read more

Owens-Illinois Reviews

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Andres Lopez
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    Former Employee - Selector in Tracy, CA
    Former Employee - Selector in Tracy, CA
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Owens-Illinois full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good opertunites for advancement
    Great hourly pay rates
    Fast paced environment
    Good retirement package

    Cons

    Non conditioned air ... Super hot in the summer and cold in the winter
    Most shifts are rotating but can advance to a straight shift

    Advice to Management

    Better communication with other management

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Owens-Illinois Interviews

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    Production Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Portland, OR
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Owens-Illinois (Portland, OR) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Online application, followed by phone interview, brought to facility for skills / assessment / personality test, scheduled for plant tour and final interview, Background check and drug test done post-offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Why should we hire you?   1 Answer
    • What is your greatest strength? Greatest weakness?   1 Answer
    • How long are you planning on staying with the company?   1 Answer
    • Are you willing to work 7-day rotating 8 hour shifts, as well as overtime and holidays? (emphasis was placed on overtime, mentioned they have frequent call ins which throw off their staffing)   1 Answer
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Owens-Illinois Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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