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Question 1 of 31 for our Manufacturing Engineer Mock Interview

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Question 1 of 31

How will you plan to work with the operational management to be successful at your job?

How to Answer

Manufacturing engineers will need to work closely with production and operations managers during the course of their career. Many times, manufacturing engineers operate in support roles to these types of managers. Operational managers will assign tasks to manufacturing engineers, but are not usually their direct supervisors. It is important that you show you will take direction from and work well with the staff you are supporting. Also, it is important to show that you understand your project schedules (and often your personal work schedule) will be determined by production needs, which can be quite dynamic.

Written by Jon Dale on January 31st, 2021

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  • 1. How will you plan to work with the operational management to be successful at your job?

      How to Answer

      Manufacturing engineers will need to work closely with production and operations managers during the course of their career. Many times, manufacturing engineers operate in support roles to these types of managers. Operational managers will assign tasks to manufacturing engineers, but are not usually their direct supervisors. It is important that you show you will take direction from and work well with the staff you are supporting. Also, it is important to show that you understand your project schedules (and often your personal work schedule) will be determined by production needs, which can be quite dynamic.

      Written by Jon Dale on January 31st, 2021

      1st Answer Example

      "I have always operated in a support role for the operations group. Usually, the production manager will identify areas where they need help to meet their KPIs and then ask for support. Once they have requested support in a given area, I will investigate the root cause and work to implement countermeasures to solve whatever problem is leading to the KPI gap. I have always had a very good relationship with the production managers in my areas; they know I will support them whenever and however I possibly can."

      Written by Jon Dale on January 31st, 2021

      Experienced Example

      "Working with operational management usually includes measuring productivity data on the floor and compiling data reports to discuss during meetings. I believe daily and sometimes hourly checking in is important to be aware of what goals there are for operations, if any problems have arisen, and simply staying on my toes."

      Written by Daniel Neuhaus on November 4th, 2022