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PQ Overview

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Malvern, PA
1001 to 5000 employees
1864
Company - Public (PQG)
Chemical Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Albemarle, W. R. Grace & Co.

Working at PQ

PQ Corporation is a leading worldwide producer of specialty inorganic performance chemicals and catalysts. PQ traces its beginnings to a family soap and candle business started in Philadelphia by Joseph Elkinton in 1831. The company began producing and selling ... Read more

Mission: Build on PQ’s global leadership in providing customer solutions through our knowledge of silica-based chemistry, performance materials, and specialty catalysts.

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Take no safety and environmental risks - zero ... Read more

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    I worked at PQ full-time

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere. Lots of employee engagement (pot lucks, anniversary lunches, etc)

    Cons

    no redundancy on testing. Poor communication as you go up management chain

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PQ Interviews

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    3 15-30 minute interviews with 3 different people. There were 2 positions open so 2 of the interviewers were the direct managers for those 2 roles, and the 3rd was the laboratory manager. Each interview was one at a time as opposed to a panel style. Then there was a tour of the labs and facility.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time an experiment went wrong, and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
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