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Tegra Medical
Manufacturing Supervisor- was asked...January 20, 2016

What are the 3 types of leadership?

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Passive, Assertive, Colaborative

Who says there's only three?

Altium Packaging

What would you do with a batch of parts that were possibly bad due to quality defects?

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Hold the parts until the quality and production lead could determine a disposition for the parts. Less

I will hold it till the quality team could analyze what is wrong with it. Then I would work with the Quality team and find out why it happened(root cause). 90% of such quality defects occur due to non-conformance to a standard operating procedure. Provide training or mistake proofing to see that it doesnt happen again. Less

General Mills

"Have you ever had to tell your boss he/she should change a process they implemented?"

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I referred to the time while I was deployed that my commander wanted to rotate our company's shifts by 2 hours every 2 weeks. Less

Ashley Furniture

What experience do you have in manufacturing/assembly?

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I have a good bit of experience in different fields.

Texas Instruments

If I knew what semiconductor wafers were. Being that I had only worked in the hospitality industry before this, it was a difficult question for me at the time.

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I was honest and said I had googled it before i had come in for the interview and would not feel confident giving an answer that made me look qualified. They laughed and seemed to not mind that since I got offered both positions. Less

Texas Instruments

Would you be willing to work nights? That was the most unexpected question.

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I said yes. I wish I would have said no, Nights means a perpetual black hole where growth is limited due to lack of management. Nights means that you will likely be there for a very long time if not forever. Less

Cardinal Health

Describe a time when you helped a peer?

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Describe a time when you helped or worked with another department?

Eberspächer North America

How would you increase plant productivity.

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Reduce fork truck dependency by creating water spyders. Drive quality to the operator with 1st piece yield. Less

White Castle

do I speck multiple languages? what did I do prior to Sikorsky? do I like working with others and how is my experience? many more questions where asked

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yes I answered all of them truthfully


questions varied, I think they are just designed to get you to open up and talk.

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