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Production Supervisor was asked...July 3, 2012

Tell me about a time when you had to make a decision without all the information you needed to make the decision. What was the decision and what was the outcome.

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I would have to rely on personal experience and how to prepare for the unexpected. It is difficult to make a decision without all the information needed but history of how similar situations have played out will ensure a reasonable outcome. Less

When I don't have all the information I need to make a decision, I try to pool my resources and gather information. Do some research, ask other employees, so that I can be as educated as possible going into the decision. Then I trust my leadership skills and if the outcome is not as expected, I would try to make further decisions that could help the situation. Less

I was asked how much lean and safety experience I had.

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Milgard Manufacturing

Can you carry more than 25 pounds?

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Do you see operators as a good source of information?

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Yes, they definitely are a good source.

Not only are they a good source of information, they are a valuable source. They are they most familiar with the operations, they are the best starting point when troubleshooting. Less


Details of Artificial lift technology I had experience with. how to design one?

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System support for Artificial lift technology, are: 1. Expert System: the more data is used increasingly smaller errors displayed on the executive summary report. 2. Fuzzy Logic: System will assign frequently used data or show up and can be used as a parameter for controlling the calculation and time in the system. 3. Neuro Network: as a distribution to support decisions related to the unit automatically generated from the Expert System and Fuzzy Logic. Thankyou, Less

Capital One

Tell me about a time when you had to step outside of your role to solve an important problem, how did you do it and what was the result?

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Make sure to highlight your ability to identity a priority problem, take initiative, and deliver an effective solution. Remember that you don't always have to solve problems alone - knowing how to seek out helpful assistance is a useful skill. Less


Give an example of a scheduling challenge you faced, and how you solved it.

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I talked about recurring scheduling issues, and how I'd solved them by establish regular meetings with all those involved where I would state the schedule clearly, and then followup with regular emails. Less

PSA - Illinois

How would you deal with not being able to deliver on time?

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Work with the client - it's a partnership. Perhaps a partial will work. Or a revised due date is feasible. Less


Only one tech question that wasn't a brain teaser- technical job related question was about line balance. There's 3 tools in a row with known stabilities. You know the second tool is very unstable but you need to meet demand.

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Run more product the previous day in the first machine the previous day.

Wells Fargo

Management wanted to know how I would proceed to resolve a customer's issue, such as an application malfunction.

The Trade Group

what have you failed at

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I failed the 10th grade.

I failed at being my best friends best friend.

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