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Lake Forest, IL
10000+ employees
1999
Company - Public (PKG)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
It pays to know how to box. Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) -- the fifth largest in the US -- produces 2-plus million tons of containerboard annually, most of which is converted into corrugated boxes. PCA mills also churn out some 1.5 million tons of kraft linerboard and ... Read more

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    I have been working at PCA full-time

    Pros

    Operations and Maintenance are friendly. Constant communication and interactions with coworkers.

    Cons

    Long hours, demanding work when process is not working.

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PCA Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at PCA.

    Interview

    There were 3 different interviews. The first was on the phone, the second was in person with 5 different people and a skills test, and the third was with the head of the department.

    Interview Questions

    • Technical questions meant for those in the industry for 10 + years and far to complex for a entry level position   Answer Question
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PCA Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015

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