Interviews Questions by Career
Interviews Questions by Company
Interviews Questions by Topic
Get Started
Interview Coach 1:1
Gain the confidence you need by asking our professionals any interview scenario, question, or answer you are unsure about.
Let Us Review Your Answers
Our interviewing professionals will gladly review and revise any answer you send us. Allowing you to craft perfect responses for your next job interview.
Interview Questions by Topic
Interview Questions by Career
Interview Questions by Company

Industrial Engineer Interview
Questions

Job Interviews     Careers     Engineering    
Question 1 of 28
What do you do when you are faced with an obstacle in an important project? Give an example.
***Note: We do not have professional answers for this career***
User Answers
1.
I calmed myself for a minute then little by little I focused myself on the tasks given and finished it patiently.
2.
Take a step back and analyze the situation.
3.
I keep calm and be patient when I do a project.
4.
I always seek advise from the senior.
5.
Some reverse engineering and try to find the source of the problem. When piston rods had some burrs formed on them at the Renault Nissan plant, I found out that the source of the problem was a temperature setting issue with the machine.
6.
Some reverse engineering and try to find the source of the problem. When piston rods had some burrs formed on them at the Renault Nissan plant, I found out that the source of the problem was a temperature setting issue with the machine,
1000s of Interview Questions
Win your next job by practicing from our question bank. We have thousands of questions and answers created by interview experts.
Suggested
Interview Q&As
Explore expert tips and resources to be more confident in your next interview.
Behavioral
Common
Phone
Tough
Leadership
All Interview Topics
All Career Q&As
15 Industrial Engineer User Answer Examples
1.
What do you do when you are faced with an obstacle in an important project? Give an example.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I calmed myself for a minute then little by little I focused myself on the tasks given and finished it patiently.
2.
Take a step back and analyze the situation.
3.
I keep calm and be patient when I do a project.
4.
I always seek advise from the senior.
5.
Some reverse engineering and try to find the source of the problem. When piston rods had some burrs formed on them at the Renault Nissan plant, I found out that the source of the problem was a temperature setting issue with the machine.
6.
Some reverse engineering and try to find the source of the problem. When piston rods had some burrs formed on them at the Renault Nissan plant, I found out that the source of the problem was a temperature setting issue with the machine,
2.
What do you know about our company?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
It's more about planning. How to make your electronic gadgets be upgraded.
2.
I was searching the company profile, products and its services.
3.
That this is a pioneer in manufacture of high end technology the fiber optics in the Philippines.
4.
I have read all about company on the companies websites.
3.
Would you consider yourself a strong critical-thinker? Give an example.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Yes because I can analyze the meaning behind an information an example is that I can figure out the meaning of proverbs.
4.
Tell me about your skills in mathematics. Where are your greatest strengths in math?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Math is my favorite subject and my math skills are computing, analyzing problems and conducting solutions.
5.
While obtaining your degree, what was your best course? Which course would you re-take if given the opportunity?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
My best course is industrial and there is nothing I want to retake.
6.
How do you approach a problem on the job?
7.
Tell me about a time when you successfully made a work situation safer.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
When it almost done a task before its deadline.
2.
When I was in my internship since I did some change in their specifications with regards to their procedures.
3.
I check my work befor e report it.
4.
Not a gaint siuation but on a small scale while working in a chemistry lab we first wore all the safety equipments to continue with our practicals.
5.
There was a time in my internship when the people were working with the tools laying around. I made them put them in place to provide safe working conditions.
6.
2. For you to be a mechanical engineer?
7.
By applying the electrical hazardous tape around machines that have a danger sticker to ensure workers stay clear of blocking those machines or doing anything to those machines.
8.
Not a gaint siuation but on a small scale while working in a chemistry lab we first wore all the safety equipments to continue with our practicals.
9.
During a time as a safety officer, all safety regulations where followed when welding or any other activity was to be carried out in a confined space.
8.
What problems have you solved to improve the quality of your production, at your last or current position?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
There is no problems when I assigned on that specific task. I assured that the quality is in a good standard and efficient.
2.
Made checking before passing mandatory and solved a problem by error proofing.
3.
When one of my people working on my team didn't show up on assigned schedule. I work at his station to do the things that can cover the problems. So that work will not be interrupted.
4.
Made checking before passing mandatory and solved a problem by error proofing.
5.
Always control the defects.
6.
I focus on problem and I try solve it but first I research about it and sometimes use experience other co-worker.
9.
Describe the types of teams you've been involved with. What were your roles?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Manufacturing teams where I did time studies and line balancing. Fabrication teams managing welders.
2.
Manufacturing teams where I did time studies and line balancing. Fabrication teams managing welders.
3.
I'm not involved in a teams because the supervisor was assigned me in different department.
4.
I am always in an organization if not president I could be vice or auditor or secretary . In a group team I am always a leader.
10.
In a current job task, what steps do you go through to ensure your decisions are correct/effective?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Seek an advice to may co-workers, focus and analyze the details and think critically.
2.
I review my decision with involved party in the process to ensure that we are on the same page and what we are going to do can be accomplished with minimal risk.
3.
Evidence/data based decision making.
4.
I will determine the process in a workplace where I was assigned. Then make a broad decisions that would apply specifically in some sensitive processes.
5.
I seek for the seniors advise.
6.
Define measure analyze implement improve control.
7.
I receive feedback from my customers.
11.
Tell me about the most difficult situation you have had when leading a team. What happened and what did you do?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Due to proper improper communication, project delays occurred.
2.
When all my teams are not helping and serious so what I did is that I give each of them a task to finish so all of them will cooperate.
3.
Different opinions and ideas.
4.
I don't have difficult situation because I do my job better.
5.
Not all in the team are willing to participate and do their job that's why I always give commendation to those who do well and motivate to those who not.
12.
Give me an example of a creative solution you came up with, to increase productivity.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
An examples is that first to analyze and study how is the performance of an object then think what should be upgraded then think of a idea that can use for upgrading.
2.
Always eliminate the bottle neck in the production line.
3.
Balance work and reduce inventory through time studies and having the right worker for the right process.
4.
Setting up process parameters.
5.
Increase manpower and group activities can be accomplished side by side to lessen the number of steps needed to produce an output.
6.
Must know the flow process of the company and every details of it. Then determined and applied good decisions or plans that could increased the productivity.
7.
Decrease the non value added steps in the process.
8.
To reduce the non value added steps involve in the process.
13.
Do you enjoy documentation?
14.
How would you like to see your career advance?
15.
Do you prefer verbal or written communication?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I prefer both because if verbal is the case if would be a great help for me to communicate effectively and for just written I just need to understand what is being written.
More Interview Q&As
Explore expert tips and resources to be more confident in your next interview.
Behavioral
Common
Phone
Tough
Leadership
All Interview Topics
All Career Q&As
28 Industrial Engineer Interview Questions
Win your next job by practicing from our question bank. We have thousands of questions and answers created by interview experts.
Interview Questions
  1. What do you do when you are faced with an obstacle in an important project? Give an example.
  2. What do you know about our company?
  3. Would you consider yourself a strong critical-thinker? Give an example.
  4. Tell me about your skills in mathematics. Where are your greatest strengths in math?
  5. While obtaining your degree, what was your best course? Which course would you re-take if given the opportunity?
  6. How do you approach a problem on the job?
  7. Tell me about a time when you successfully made a work situation safer.
  8. What problems have you solved to improve the quality of your production, at your last or current position?
  9. Describe the types of teams you've been involved with. What were your roles?
  10. In a current job task, what steps do you go through to ensure your decisions are correct/effective?
  11. Tell me about the most difficult situation you have had when leading a team. What happened and what did you do?
  12. Give me an example of a creative solution you came up with, to increase productivity.
  13. Do you enjoy documentation?
  14. How would you like to see your career advance?
  15. Do you prefer verbal or written communication?
  16. Where did you obtain your Engineering Degree?
  17. What was your score on your Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam?
  18. What was your score on your Professional Engineering (PE) exam?
  19. Tell me about some productivity improvements you made at your last position.
  20. Tell me about a time that you used your creative thinking skills to improve a production process.
  21. What would your goals be for us, at this factory?
  22. How do you make sure your data is accurate? What steps do you take?
  23. What area of a factory floor do you typically dislike observing and collecting data in?
  24. What area of a plant do you have the most difficulty with in improving efficiency?
  25. There are some situations in our manufacturing plant where heights can become a problem for some people. Are you comfortable working in heights?
  26. When you have to make a highly technical decision, how do you go about doing it?
  27. What were your long range plans with your most recent employer?
  28. What brought you into this career as an industrial engineer?
Disclaimer
Our interview questions and answers are created by experienced recruiters and interviewers. These questions and answers do not represent any organization, school, or company on our site. Interview questions and answer examples and any other content may be used else where on the site. We do not claim our questions will be asked in any interview you may have. Our goal is to create interview questions and answers that will best prepare you for your interview, and that means we do not want you to memorize our answers. You must create your own answers, and be prepared for any interview question in any interview.
Learn more about what we believe >
Read our Terms of Use for more information >