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www.zoltek.com
Bridgeton, MO
1001 to 5000 employees
Toray
1975
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Hexcel, SGL Carbon

Working at Zoltek

In the world of materials, carbon fiber has emerged as the ultimate team player – one that works miracles in reinforcing other materials and lifting them to new levels of performance.
At Zoltek, we view our role in a similar light.

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Mission: Zoltek, a subsidiary of Toray Group, is a world leader in the research, development, manufacture and distribution of industrial grade carbon fiber. We believe that every employee makes an important contribution to the overall success of the company; therefore our objective is to ... Read more

Zoltek Reviews

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  • "Import Export Compliance and Patent Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
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    I have been working at Zoltek full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Compliance is a focus at Zoltek and upper management supports the goals. This makes me position more affective. The company is growing rapidly and is under new management. Communication from executive management is clear and provides direction. Joining this company is bringing me career challenges, continual development and allowing me to be productive and motivated.

    Cons

    The company is in a state of change and moving rapidly, issues need to be addressed concisely and effectively, it is definitely a multi task environment where most people where more than one hat. I enjoy this and don't actually see it as a con, but if you don't thrive in this type of environment, it could present a challenge.

    Advice to Management

    Continue directional communications to all employees. Leverage the strengths of new talent and continue to stay open to the change that needs to be implemented to ensure Zoltek remains a strong company through the growth process.

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Zoltek Interviews

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    Import Export Compliance/Patent Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Zoltek (Saint Louis, MO) in July 2015.

    Interview

    The process consisted of; a phone interview, followed by two in person interviews with multiple individuals. There were also personality screenings and skill testing. The process was pretty standard and was communicated efficiently. Throughout the interview process I was asked a lot of questions, but found it easy to get the information I needed in order to understand where I could take the position that was being discussed and whether I felt there would be growth opportunity for me in the future.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions were position related and focused on prior experience and how this role would interact with other departments. There were also a lot of development questions as the company is in a growth mode.   Answer Question
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