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Smiths Detection Reviews

44 Reviews
44 Reviews
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    friendly work environment

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    Former Employee - Logistics  in  Mississauga, ON
    Former Employee - Logistics in Mississauga, ON

    I worked at Smiths Detection full-time for more than a year


    friendly co-workers, very generous wages.


    upper management can be sketchy

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    don't belittle the little guys.

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Smiths Detection Interviews

Updated May 10, 2014
Updated May 10, 2014

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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Middletown, RI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Middletown, RI (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Smiths Detection in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by recruiting agency. Process took about 1 month. 1 phone interview and 2 in person. It wasn't a very difficult process. Everyone was very nice. HR had to check on the answer to a lot of questions with the corporate headquarters.

    Interview Questions
    • If a component piece of software is not properly invoked on a certain server, what could be the problem?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation phase. Offer made with no wiggle room.
    Accepted Offer
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Headquarters Wiesbaden, Germany
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $50 to $100 million (CAD) 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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