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Material Handling Engineer Interview Questions

30 Questions and Answers by Allison Atkinson

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Imagine you are in a situation where you are an onsite field representative expecting the delivery of some warehouse racking. The delivery is late and the project is in danger of falling off schedule. What do you do?

Material Handling Engineer Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Imagine you are in a situation where you are an onsite field representative expecting the delivery of some warehouse racking. The delivery is late and the project is in danger of falling off schedule. What do you do?

  2. 2.

    Are you more comfortable with verbal or written communication?

  3. 3.

    What do you know about material handling, warehousing equipment, and logistics?

  4. 4.

    How would you describe the movement of products through a facility that contains our equipment?

  5. 5.

    How do you solve problems beyond your capabilities?

  6. 6.

    How do you delegate tasks?

  7. 7.

    Do you have any previous safety training?

  8. 8.

    What drafting software have you used?

  9. 9.

    What do you think is the most important part of communication?

  10. 10.

    Tell me about a time when you made a mistake.

  11. 11.

    How do you approach learning about a new industry?

  12. 12.

    Imagine you are onsite and a piece of equipment our company recently installed isn't working right. How would you troubleshoot the problem?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about a time when you were part of a group project that didn't go well.

  14. 14.

    Imagine we are at the beginning stages of a project. The customer has defined their needs and we are starting to come up with solutions. What is one way we could quickly come up with several solutions?

  15. 15.

    Imagine you are using AutoCAD and you are given the task of creating a plan to fit as many warehouse racks into a given floor area as possible. How do you proceed?

  16. 16.

    How familiar are you with Programmable Logic Controls (PLC)?

  17. 17.

    What do you know about how a plan set is put together?

  18. 18.

    What do you think are the greatest rewards of working with a team?

  19. 19.

    Have you ever worked for a manager with whom you disagreed?

  20. 20.

    What do you feel is the individual's role when working as part of a team?

  21. 21.

    Tell me about yourself.

  22. 22.

    How do you set goals for yourself?

  23. 23.

    Tell me about a time when you had to work under pressure.

  24. 24.

    Do you prefer office work or field work?

  25. 25.

    How would you describe your leadership style?

  26. 26.

    How would you approach a situation where a project team member disagreed with your idea?

  27. 27.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  28. 28.

    How do you see your previous work experience benefitting you in this position?

  29. 29.

    How do you see your education benefitting you in this position?

  30. 30.

    What are your greatest strengths?