Smiths Detection

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    Unstable Management

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Smiths Detection full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Smith Detection produces great products for a variety of customers. As an employee there are opportunities to move from project to project.

    Cons

    Top management changes on a regular basis resulting in no clear vision or path. There have been several site closures in recent years and a lack of raises and bonuses.

    Doesn't Recommend
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Smiths Detection Interviews

Updated 4 Nov 2014
Updated 4 Nov 2014

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Smiths Detection.

    Interview Details

    I have gotten a phone call from Cadre recruitment company about a position. Skype interview with Cadre agent. Next day a phone interview with Jeff manager of the software. I got invitation for in person interview. Smiths did not pay for the visit. I came the whole way from Montreal. I went to Smiths and Jeff came with another engineer who looked like he never saw my CV before. He looked through the CV for a few minutes then said: "Oh, you have experience with CAN2 bus?!" I said that i had and explain what kind of experience I had. He mentioned: That's great! I have no more questions! Jeff said that he already asked all the questions on the phone. The whole process took about 10 minutes. For this I came the whole way from Montreal. What the heck?

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    Easy Interview

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Website www.smithsdetection.com
Headquarters Wiesbaden, Germany
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue ₹5 to ₹10 billion (INR) per year

Smiths Detection has good sens-ors. Smiths designs sensors to identify biological and chemical agents, narcotics, weapons, and other illegal contraband, for use in banks, prisons, and industrial facilities, as well as in military, first response, transportation, and homeland security applications. Some of its detection and screening technologies utilize spectroscopy (gamma ray, ion mobility, Raman, and infra-red). The company makes X-ray inspection units to scan mail, luggage, and freight, as well as to detect explosives. The company manufactures metal detectors and makes... More

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