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Application Process

The AP Fit: Our Company, Your Career

If you are interested in employment opportunities at AP Exhaust Technologies, Inc., please search our Open Positions and submit your profile today.

If we are right for each other, together we will grow.

Our company is comprised of manufacturing, distribution, and marketing. Nestled in a small, rural North Carolina town, AP Exhaust Technologies, Inc. offers great opportunities to develop your career and raise a family.  We invite you to follow the application process tips below to analyze the best possibilities. If the fit is right, we will be in contact with you.

APPLICATION PROCESS TIPS

Identify an opportunity that fits your profile

  • Browse our open positions
  • Check out the requirements
  • Identify the roles that fit with your previous experience, strengths and capabilities

 What does the job require?

  • Key responsibilities: Area of expertise
  • Previous work experience: years, function, background
  • Educational requirements
  • Qualifications: Technical or functional skills and core competencies
  • Level of responsibility
  • Travel percentage

Self-Assessment: Analyze your background vs. the job requirements

  • Do a critical analysis on your strengths and opportunity areas in order to compare them against the job description.
  • If applying for a manufacturing or distribution position, go through the Realistic Job Preview and Fit evaluation to determine if the environment is the right fit for you.

Self-evaluation of job fit:

  • Take our 22-question survey, scored on a 1 to 5 rating. These questions will help you assess whether you view yourself as a good fit for entry level AP jobs. This is information to help you determine the extent to which typical AP jobs match your abilities, interest and personal characteristics.

Are we right for you?

  • Learn more about our culture: mission, vision, and values. Compare with your needs and values.
  • Identify why you want to work for AP Exhaust Technologies, Inc.

Now you are ready to decide:

  • Select and apply to the job which most appropriately matches your qualifications.
  • You must successfully complete each of the following stages of AP Exhaust Technologies Hiring Process:
    • Selection Process
    • On-line Application
    • A series of Competency-Based Assessments
    • Interviews
    • A Background Check and Substance Abuse Screen

Resume Tips

  • Size: No more than one page
  • Selling message where you describe briefly what you are looking for (include areas of interest) and what you offer (include areas, years of expertise, strengths).
  • Background:
    • Last formal education and degree.
    • Labor experience: Company, position, period of time, functions, accomplishments.
    • Proficient skills, competencies mastered.
    • Strengths or developed skills.
    • Languages.

Interview Tips

  • Be yourself: Acknowledge your passion, aptitudes, experience and learning’s; identify your strengths and how you can leverage your entire personal brand to be successful at AP Exhaust Technologies.
  • Explore our business, performance and way of working: Research thoroughly the company, doing your homework to find out all you can about the company and/or the position.
  • Be prepared:
      -Understand the requirements of the position you are seeking, and closely examine how your skills and abilities support that position.

      -Think of specific experiences you have had that are relevant to the position’s requirements. When you are formulating your specific experience stories, use the acronym of “STAR ” to help you:



      S/T = (Situation or Task) explains the circumstances or the background
      A = (Action) Describes the specific action that you took
      R= (Result) Conveys the outcome of your action (use measurable terms)


      -Write down a number of specific and practical experience stories in STAR format providing recent and relevant examples based on the different job requirements or skill sets of the job which you are applying.

      -Take this opportunity to bring any questions that are important to you to be answered in the interview.

      -Be sure to be on time, know who will interview you

    If you are interested in employment opportunities at AP Exhaust Technologies, Inc., please search our Open Positions and submit your profile today.