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Production manager Interview Questions

"People who understand production, but also have the skills to oversee and optimize the process are the perfect fit to be a production manager. In an interview context, expect to be asked questions about meeting deadlines, your experience in manufacturing, and how you could improve the company through your excellence. Be prepared to role-play a situation where some point along the production line goes awry and how you would find a solution to keep operations running smoothly. Employers are looking for candidates who are willing to go to great lengths to get the job done, so be sure to emphasize any extra time or holidays you would be willing to dedicate."

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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.

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

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What would you do in the event you missed a deadline?

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What makes you think you can do this job, it's technical?

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How long have you been in management.

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please tell us about your current day to day or weekly responsibilities

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The most unexpected question was would I consider a lesser position. I thought that rather insulting and they wouldn't say why they wanted me to take a lesser position.

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"A separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization"

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What do you expect to acheive with us?

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Canned questions....every one of them. I've heard the same ones over and over again.

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