Chemicals Mock Interview

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At Company ABC we put safety first when it comes to our employees and the handling of our products. How important is safety to you?

Assure the interviewer that you are as concerned about safety as they are. In which ways do you put safety first? Talk about the importance of safety in the workplace.

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30 Chemicals Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. At Company ABC we put safety first when it comes to our employees and the handling of our products. How important is safety to you?

  • 2. In the chemical industry there is always potential for dangerous spills and exposure to toxic chemicals. Are you willing to work in an industry that poses this type of risk?

  • 3. In your chemicals career have you ever experienced a chemical related emergency such as a spill or injured co-worker due to exposure?

  • 4. At Company ABC we take every step possible to be a leader in our industry. In your opinion, who are our competitors and what sets us apart from them?

  • 5. Tell me about any safety related training you have received when it comes to the handling of chemicals and other toxic substances.

  • 6. Do you have experience when it comes to appropriate shipping and handling of chemicals and other potentially toxic products?

  • 7. In your opinion, what do you think has been the biggest change in the chemicals industry in the past 10 years?

  • 8. At Company ABC we try to hire individuals dedicated to their own professional development. If you could take any related coursework, what would you choose?

  • 9. At Company ABC we try to hire people who want to stay with us long term. What are your long term career plans and how do we fit into your plans?

  • 10. What do you know about the workplace culture here at Company ABC?

  • 11. If you were hired today, what would you accomplish first?

  • 12. What accomplishment do you believe was the most difficult for you to achieve?

  • 13. When have you faced an unexpecting difficulty?

  • 14. When have you had to shift your priorities in response to sudden changes?

  • 15. At Company ABC we ask for active contribution from our employees. Tell me about a contribution you made to the last team you worked on.

  • 16. Budget is important for Company ABC. What was the greatest cost-cutting measurement you accomplished at your previous employer?

  • 17. Why is this job with Company ABC right for you at this time in your career?

  • 18. We value a harmonious culture within Company ABC. How do you handle conflict in the workplace?

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

  • 20. What work situations excite and motivate you?

  • 21. How do you define success?

  • 22. When have you used an inventive method to stretch company resources beyond the normal level?

  • 23. Tell me about a time when you took the initiative to improve work related procedures.

  • 24. How would your co-workers describe your attention to detail?

  • 25. We are asking for 8 years of industry experience and you have just 5. Why do you think you are qualified for this position?

  • 26. List the top 3 skills that you have acquired in your last role.

  • 27. What decisions did you routinely make in your last position?

  • 28. Company ABC has seasons of peak times where the workload is high. How do you handle a larger than average workload?

  • 29. What is your current salary?

  • 30. Tell me a little bit about yourself.