At Cambridge Mechatronics we seek to hire those with a strong understanding of the computer, IT, and electronics industry. Walk me through your background and highlight your most relevant experience.
The interviewer can see that you have previous positions which qualify you for this job with Cambridge Mechatronics, Ltd.; however, they want for you to go into further detail on the roles which you feel are the most relevant to the position at hand. This question also helps the interviewer to see that you understand the job description and requirements of the role. If you do not understand the position requirements fully, a question like this will make that transparent to the interviewer. Be sure you know your stuff! Use the keywords provided in the job posting/job description to keep the attention of the interviewer.
"From my understanding of this position, you are looking for a professional who is skilled in X, Y, and Z. I bring about seven years of experience in each of those skills - primarily from my jobs with Company A and Company B. In total; I have over ten years of industry experience which means a full understanding of your organizations' primary focus."
"I feel that my current position is the most relevant to this particular role with Cambridge Mechatronics, Ltd. because we use the same software, and the business model is very similar. My current position aside, I have approximately ten years of related experience in skills A, B, and C - which you mentioned as required skills for this position."
"From my understanding of this position, you're looking for a professional person who is strongly skilled at control algorithm design and optimization about SMA technology, self-motivated, and organized in project management. Above all, I have studied automation and control engineering for five years, which brings a firm knowledge foundation of control and system engineer with good programming skills in MATLAB. Although my practical industrial experience is not rich, as a student, I have achieved distinction level grades in whole courses. As an academic rep, I have also completed extracurricular classes, including communication and teamwork, to improve myself as much as possible. I participated in many activities under heavy studying missions, which means I am a good planner to balance various tasks and get satisfactory results. I believe that I am matching this position in many aspects."
Amazing response! You are so thorough and sound incredibly confident in how well you fit the needs of the company. Excellent work.
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