Airbus Mock Interview

To help you prepare for an Airbus job interview, here are 40 interview questions and answer examples.

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How do you define success?

"I define success by my ability to reach the goals that are set out for me. In 2021, I made a goal to complete my B.S in Mechanical Engineering degree and graduate with honors. I ended up achieving that goal by studying 3 hours a night, 7 days a week, and graduated at the top of my class."

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40 Airbus Interview Questions & Answers

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  • Accomplishment

    1. How do you define success?

  • Adaptability

    2. How would you become the Subject Matter Expert in your role?

  • Adaptability

    3. Your workload will be large at Airbus. How do you balance life and work?

  • Adaptability

    4. Would you say you focus more on reasons why change will not work rather than adapting to new changes?

  • Behavioral

    5. How do you work under tight deadlines?

  • Capability

    6. Your resume is missing certain skills that are necessary for this position. How would you gain the needed missing skills?

  • Career Goals

    7. The aerospace and defense industry is ever-changing. At Airbus we seek to hire individuals with a keen interest in this industry. How do you stay up to date on aerospace related current events?

  • Career Goals

    8. How do you think your early career will help you succeed in this position?

  • Career Goals

    9. Tell me about an achievement you are proud of. What did you find challenging about it?

  • Career Goals

    10. Who would you say inspires you?

  • Career Goals

    11. How would you measure your satisfaction with your career progression thus far?

  • Career Goals

    12. There are numerous career avenues you can take with Airbus. Which career path interests you the most?

  • Communication

    13. Many of our industry competitors have their employees under a non-compete contract. Are you bound by any non-compete contract with your current employer?

  • Communication

    14. Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.

  • Compatibility

    15. Confidentiality is of utmost importance to us at Airbus. Are you willing to sign a confidentiality agreement, if hired?

  • Compatibility

    16. Which do prefer working in, the private or public aerospace sector?

  • Compatibility

    17. In your opinion, what is the biggest breakthrough in the aerospace and defense industry in the past decade?

  • Creative Thinking

    18. If hired, how would you learn your new role at Airbus?

  • Creative Thinking

    19. How do you ensure accuracy of a product or project you're working on?

  • Creative Thinking

    20. At Airbus we have some strong competitors. In your opinion, what makes us stand out from the others?

  • Creative Thinking

    21. How do you manage your time?

  • Customer Service

    22. How do you like to communicate?

  • Diligence

    23. Because of the nature of business at Airbus we conduct background checks on employees. This includes criminal background, credit, and education verification checks. Are you willing to comply?

  • Diligence

    24. If you were given a choice, which work related task do you dislike doing the most?

  • Direct

    25. Looking at your resume, I see multiple gaps in employment. Can you shed some light on those gaps?

  • Discovery

    26. How do you identify with Airbus' Core Values?

  • Diversity

    27. How do you like to encourage ideas in others?

  • Education

    28. How do you stay up-to-date on legal and airworthiness regulatory requirements?

  • Education

    29. What ways do you stay updated on aerospace industry knowledge?

  • Education

    30. We are looking for specific post-secondary education for this role. Tell me about your post-secondary education and how it will help you in this position with Airbus.

  • EQ

    31. Do you believe it is possible to be a good team member yet disagree with the leader?

  • Experience

    32. At Airbus we seek to hire only those with aerospace experience. Are you more experienced in the private or public aerospace industry?

  • Job Satisfaction

    33. How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  • Leadership

    34. How have you demonstrated leadership ability when you were not in a leadership role?

  • Problem Solving

    35. How often do you think of innovations that will improve your work performance?

  • Salary

    36. What is your current salary? What are you looking for salary wise?

  • Situational

    37. Tell me about a time you were in charge of driving performance for a team or project?

  • Situational

    38. Tell me about a time you had to communicate bad news?

  • Technical

    39. What aerospace applications and software are you familiar with or have used before?

  • Tough

    40. Our goal is to be the top rated company in our industry. After researching Airbus, what do you think we could improve on?