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1. What can you do for us that other candidates can't?
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Consider the parts of a toaster, such as the metal or plastic housing or the lever that lowers the toast. These parts, and many other metal and plastic products, are produced by machines that are controlled by machine setters, operators, and tenders?metal and plastic. In fact, machine operators in the metalworking and plastics industries play a major role in producing most of the consumer products on which we rely daily.
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Machine Operator Interview Questions

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How do you handle stressful situations?

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Based on operator availability.
 
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Assess the situation first before any decision either to continue or not to continue for safety purpose.
 
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I would collect all the information that is needed to determine if this situation is worth be stressful.
 
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The way I handle a stressful situation is to focus and react to the situation rather than the stress. This way, it allows me to handle the situation and doesnt become stressful.
 
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I remain as calm as possible, analyze the situation, and work my way through the process until the required task is completed.
 
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first of all calm yourself down and then think about it, working in team,always plan ahead
 
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I talk it out.
 
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I gather all information, before making decisions.
 
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I keep calm and stay focus on the task that I am supposed to be completing and not the issues that is causing the stress.
 
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Just be youself and work hard.
 

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#3 of 7

Tell me about your training and how it would help you with this position.

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I have 14 plus years of experience operating various equipment and vehicles.
 
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I have work quality and inspection of production to make sure you meet goals meet.
 
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My training for a machine operator was mainly developed in my machine operator position at prestige windows where I was very productive using a machine to enter settings to enable a product to be created to the best of my ability using a machine. I am definalty sure that I will be able to bring this experience into this position and help the company grow and I believe this company can help me enhance my skills aswell.
 
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My training has allowed me to excel to the top position as a operator. It has also giving me the opportunity to learn how to operate in a fast pace environment safely.
 
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• Operated equipment relevant to calcium reduction in the lactose manufacturing process • Ran and controlled equipment relating to reverse osmosis in the lactose manufacturing process • Handled and managed equipment involving evaporation in the lactose manufacturing process • Ran and maintained packaging equipment pertaining to the lactose manufacturing process • Trained and communicated to new operators how to package, store, and document product for shipping These type of skills and knowledge are very similar to and transitions nicely with the job description for this position.
 
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Production Operator • Operated equipment relevant to calcium reduction in the lactose manufacturing process • Ran and controlled equipment relating to reverse osmosis in the lactose manufacturing process • Handled and managed equipment involving evaporation in the lactose manufacturing process • Ran and maintained packaging equipment pertaining to the lactose manufacturing process • Trained and communicated to new operators how to package, store, and document product for shipping These type of skills and knowledge are very similar to and transitions nicely with the job description for this position.
 
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I have 4 years experience operating various equipment.
 
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I have experience while work in other companies.
 
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My training is good I can do it to help the company.
 
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I'm experience a training which is computer technician since 2012, i'm repairing a computer, printer and laptop based on that training i'm improved my knowledge and skill in that experience .
 

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#4 of 7

How long would you expect to work for us if hired?

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I almost ready to your company.
 
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I expect to be with the company for a long time and hopefully advance to the next level in your organization.
 
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i am planing for a future setling down in electronic and electrical practical job
 
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I plan to build a career with advancement.
 
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Not at all.
 
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As long as I could do the job.
 
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For as long as the comperney would have me.
 
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For the foreseeable futhure.
 
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I almost willing to work for you,for a long time so that I can have more achievements and to get on next level of employment.
 
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I will work until I am to retire from the company.
 

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent, is required for most jobs. A course in auto mechanics will be of use. Private vocational training would help landing a job much easier.

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#5 of 7

What's your ideal company to work for?

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What do you operat?
 
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A company that is financially stable as well as loyal to their employees.
 
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Its my hope to do some special in machinary and the level of machinary up.
 
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Leena mar.
 
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Team work.
 
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becouse i have lots of practical experiance on operating machine
 
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A company that would help me advance in my carer.
 
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Coca Cola, because working for an established company such as Coca Cola would be like a dream come true to me. In addition, I feel that with my background and work experience I can make a positive contribution to the organization.
 
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A company that is begining to expand, and perfessionally well managed.
 

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#6 of 7

Why did you choose a career in machine operations?

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Its my hope to do some special in machinary and the level of machinary up.
 
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I like operate a machine and like to learn more about machine operators.
 
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Love running first time quallity parts.
 
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becouse i know its a better future in there,and i love working with getting hand dirty
 
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I thought this would be a good challeng for me.
 
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I dident chose a career as a machine operator I worked my way into it.
 
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I enjoy the everyday challenge of solving random machine issues and coming up with new ideas on how certain tasks can be performed differently and more efficiently to make the job easier.
 
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I enjoy the everyday challenge of solving problems and advancing on what I have learned.
 
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Machine operation allows me to use my proven skills to bring great value to the company.
 
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I enjoy working with machines. I am intrigued by mechanical physics and when I was a young boy, I opened up house hold appliances to see how the system works and how I could potentially create my own.
 

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#7 of 7

What motivates you to work hard?

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Great people. Also, knowing the reward that I see from my family that I am able to take care of them .
 
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Doing a good job and achieving desired results motivates me. I am particulary get motivated by working in a team. Its very rewarding to be working with others who share the the same common goal.
 
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The simple fact of knowing that if I work hard I am going to be able to provide for my family. In addition, I know that the more I contribute to an organization the better chance I have of advancing within the organization.
 
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My job an my family an I enjoy working hard.
 
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My family, I want them to give a better life.
 
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Goals, targets, and a good manager and team.
 
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