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Tell me about your specific career goals with our organization.
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  1. Tell me about your specific career goals with our organization.
  2. Tell me about a time that you have been asked to provide leadership or mentorship to a colleague. Did you enjoy that responsibility?
  3. As a Quality Control Inspector, how do you ensure that your time is managed well each day?
  4. How do you keep accurate and detailed records?
  5. Tell me about any on-the-job training you have received. How will that training benefit you here?
  6. Tell me about a time when you have had to make a big decision, such as shutting down a production line. How did you come to the conclusion and how did you proceed?
  7. Walk me through a perfect day on the job.
  8. Why are you the best candidate for the job?
  9. Have you ever observed a co-worker stretching the rules? How did you handle that situation?
  10. How would your previous manager describe you?
  11. What has been your greatest accomplishment?
  12. Give an example of a goal you reached and tell me how you achieved it.
  13. List the steps that you would take before implementing an important change on the job.
  14. Briefly tell me about your career as a Quality Control Inspector. Highlight some of your career wins and prouder accomplishments.
  15. Do you see yourself growing your career with our organization for the long term? Why or why not?
  16. What is the most rewarding part of being a Quality Control Inspector?
  17. List 3 key duties in your current role as a Quality Control Inspector.
  18. Why did you choose to become a Quality Control Inspector?
  19. Have you ever implemented new Quality Control Policy to a team or group? How was your experience?
  20. Tell me about a time that you disagreed with management on a new policy or procedure. How did you handle the situation?
  21. As a Quality Control Inspector, what keeps you motivated to always give your best work?
  22. What do you like least about being a Quality Control Inspector?
  23. What is the most challenging task you have faced as a Quality Control Inspector?
  24. What are your career goals as a Quality Control Inspector?
  25. If given this opportunity, how long will it take for you to make a significant contribution to our company? What will be your first area of focus?
  26. Describe a decision you made that wasn't popular and how you handled the negative feedback.
  27. What do you think are the most important qualities for a Quality Control Inspector to possess?
  28. What was the most important task you have ever had as a Quality Control Inspector?
  29. How do you implement new processes and procedures?
  30. Tell me one area of personal development that you would like to focus on.
  31. What is your greatest strength as a Quality Control Inspector?
  32. What is the biggest lesson you have learned as a Quality Control Inspector?
  33. What do you feel is the most important part of your job as a Quality Control Inspector?
  34. Give me an example of a time when you performed well in a high pressure situation.
  35. List the Quality Control software and programs you are well versed in. What is your level of expertise in each?
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Rachelle Enns
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Diana D'Souza
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Quality Control Inspector Information
March 21st, 2017

Quality control inspectors are responsible for making sure that all finished products and materials meet the required specifications and are free from any defects. Quality control inspectors work on factory floors and other manufacturing units where they read blueprints and instructions, supervise manufacturing operations and recommend modifications where necessary. They inspect, test and measure all products and either approve or reject the finished items. Their specific tasks may vary depending on the industry they are working in.

You will need to have at least a high school diploma to work as a quality control inspector. Most companies provide new hires with on the job training so that they can get familiar with their standards and their expectations. A keen eye for detail, good problem-solving skills, strong leadership skills and the ability to read and follow blueprints are necessary skills for anyone who wishes to pursue a career as a quality control inspector.

At the interview for a quality control inspector job, your interviewer will ask you to name one or more skills that you possess that make you a good fit for this role. They will also ask you why you chose to work as a quality control inspector and what are your long-term career goals. All of these questions are aimed at trying to ascertain whether you are likely to continue working with the company for the long term especially as they would have invested in your training immediately after hiring you.


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Quality Control Inspector User Submitted Interview Answers
Question 1 of 35
Tell me about your specific career goals with our organization.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Great knowledge of inspecting and great understanding of the 3D modeling area.
2.
Achieve a reputation for the ONR for top quality on time delivery.
3.
I would like to be a role model for up and coming national inspectors and help them to understand the inspection industry and when to make the right calls.
4.
To learn and grow to help me advance further in the company.
5.
To be given the opportunity to grow.
Question 2 of 35
Tell me about a time that you have been asked to provide leadership or mentorship to a colleague. Did you enjoy that responsibility?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I am...I believe that when on time you becoming productive unlike when you late you already stressing about the fact that you are late and it is not a good impression especially in a work environment.
2.
I believe so, I get all my inspections done and back to the warehouse to be distributed to the line so that the line isnt down waiting on parts.
3.
Yes always looking to improve as well.
4.
Yes I enjoyed the moment because I was sharing and doing what I love most.
5.
Yes .. Even I spend more if I more intrest.
Question 3 of 35
As a Quality Control Inspector, how do you ensure that your time is managed well each day?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Plan previous day and schedule the work priority.
2.
Schedule your work and have time management skills.
3.
Yes. I previously explained, I always make sure the finish all the work for each day.
4.
Yes I manage my time well, I am organised, use my Microsoft Outlook detail appointments, use tasks.
5.
By always working on a job.
Question 4 of 35
How do you keep accurate and detailed records?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I refer to a BMR (batch manufacturing record) every single day. Every change I make including quarantined materials have to be noted down and settings have to be entered every day.
2.
On a daily I keep a filing record of aunnal and failed inspection reports by the date of the rescheduled date.
3.
In several previous positions I have been responsible for data verification, and compiling data into reports.
4.
At my previous work I dealt with th construction of the high court I had to do all the paper work and check the accuracy of the work some on tjeplans and new revisions as wel as construction documents.
5.
Yes I have kept accurate record after job ..
Question 5 of 35
Tell me about any on-the-job training you have received. How will that training benefit you here?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I have not taken any training.
2.
Health and safety,Policies and procedure of the company,GMES system and I believe that this company also uses a certain system to maintain and to safe keep their work or documents.
3.
City and Guilds Mechanical engineering and metrology.
4.
Training from world class bombardier to ONR which is learning Dailey.
5.
Training from world class bombardier to ONR which is learning Dailey.
Question 6 of 35
Tell me about a time when you have had to make a big decision, such as shutting down a production line. How did you come to the conclusion and how did you proceed?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Having non conform items from suppliers.
2.
I found a defect that was being ignored by operates, they reasons why they missed the defect but figured some else would that care of it.
3.
Because of the presents of asbestos unsafe to the workers.
4.
We were doing RMS scans on out facility and the NDT Tech informed me that the readings on out main production line were very low. We've followed this up with manual UT and found that the readings were below the min. Required thickness. I have discussed this with my line manager and Terminal Manager and they agreed to shut the plant in to perform repair works on the line.
5.
I have had to stop rents for a bad inhabitable property.
Question 7 of 35
Walk me through a perfect day on the job.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Package product quality chake . When I saw end of the day all proper packaged.
2.
It was the last day of the month I was called while I was already on my way home to come and assist with interfacing to avoid OTD1(not reaching target)I then did and our branch was number on that month .
3.
Inspected the products and found no errors.
4.
I got some boards back in RMA and found that there was an ongoing problem and that the line lead had mentioned to the engineer but the issue never got resolved so after some investigating and getting other engineers and quality persons involved we got the ball rolling on the issue and hopefully in the very near future we will have a new vendor and process and less RMA. So I also think this will save the company money.
5.
Finishing all my tasks in a busy day.
Question 8 of 35
Why are you the best candidate for the job?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Give me chance I will proove it.
2.
Because I have experience on this field.
3.
I am experienced and equipped with basic rules or standards of quality and will add knowledge and my expertise skills while learning new things in this organisation.The requirements and duties of this post are very much so it wont be something new to me like..SOP's, updating and capturing info on the system.
4.
Diverse background in variety of positions quick learner.
5.
I have worked with all parts coming in on a daily basis for many years.
Question 9 of 35
Have you ever observed a co-worker stretching the rules? How did you handle that situation?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I will console him if he didnot agreed then last step.
2.
Asking the manager is a certain situation ok and if so why.
3.
To change the position workers.
4.
When an operator was not using the SD to prevent static...I drafted an alert then asked my superior to conduct training to educate the operators the disadvantages/effects that may occur for not following the procedure.
5.
Ask if they know the procedure and offer advice.
Question 10 of 35
How would your previous manager describe you?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
It differes from person to person though they will tell good about me.
2.
Hard worker and highly motivated.
3.
Friendly, sociable, organised.
4.
Friendly carefully organizer and some time I like to be unsocial to have my time.
5.
I leave that to them to describe me but one thing I have heard is that I won't give up on them.
Question 11 of 35
What has been your greatest accomplishment?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
To reduced the rejection in a 35% in Kn Machine.
2.
Going forward with my career.
3.
I have more than one, but the most recent one was implementing company manuals.
4.
Receiving a prize for best employee of the month.
5.
Building a jig to router lense caps on bilevel contract.
Question 12 of 35
Give an example of a goal you reached and tell me how you achieved it.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
According to the standard work has to be carried out and make sure about it.
2.
During my honours year my goal was to improve on giving presentations and achieving a first class honours. I achieved my goals by a never missing an opportunity when given a chance for presentation and working hard. The end result was fruit as I won a poster prize presentation award at a conference and got a first class honours for my honours project.
3.
I became a driving instructor, by revising all aspects of the learner driver manual, and sitting exams to reach my goal.
4.
I was plan to get a license, I achieved that by studying hard with control time.
5.
By utilizing quality procedures, ITP, as project approved drawings.
Question 13 of 35
List the steps that you would take before implementing an important change on the job.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Discussion with top management.
2.
Refer to specification. If unavailable, ask a fellow QA inspector on advice. Record any decisions made for future reference or if not given help, contact customer for advice on what they would be willing to accept.
3.
I will identify the problem first Then troubleshoot Then liaise with management team.
4.
Red markup drawing and prior approval of the chnges.
5.
Go to procedure - follow it. If unclear follow precedence. If unknown go to manager.
Question 14 of 35
Briefly tell me about your career as a Quality Control Inspector. Highlight some of your career wins and prouder accomplishments.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
2.5 Years working on a manfauctring company. And till date am working there.
2.
Although I have never owned the QA inspector job title, I have had lots of experience with using quality tools such as the OGP. I also worked a week's work experience so am familiar with the work environment and have worked in quality inspecting for the past 2 years.
3.
Yes I have, I have been working As QC Inspector long time ago.
4.
Yes I have filled in for an inspector while he was on vacation.
5.
Not specifically, but I have experience in data verification, report creation, strict procedure adherence.
Question 15 of 35
Do you see yourself growing your career with our organization for the long term? Why or why not?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I will become good because nobody can achieve perfect.
2.
Striving towards becoming a quality engineer.
3.
The maximum good position which I can attain.
4.
I see myself as more grown and more skilled to be in a managerial position.
5.
I would like to be in charge of the dept.
Question 16 of 35
What is the most rewarding part of being a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Maintaining a quality as per customer view.
2.
Catches mistakes and resolving the problem.
3.
I can directly get involve with the buyers and know about the products quality.
4.
Properly quality chaque.
5.
To identify an issue and fixing it before the product reaches the customer.
Question 17 of 35
List 3 key duties in your current role as a Quality Control Inspector.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
To ensure the product is at it highest quality for the customers satisfaction.
2.
Checking first 5 jobs of line, assuring its quality.
3.
Ensuring good quality work is maintained.
4.
To inspect products for defects.
5.
Find defective parts and work with floor personal to ensure good quality parts.
Question 18 of 35
Why did you choose to become a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Because I have a lot of my skill as mechanic and during that am try to be response about my work and my colleague.
2.
I didn't really choose it it just happened over time and I found out that I was really good at it.
3.
I want to become a Quality control Inspector because I will have the opportunity to use my knowledge about materials.
4.
It will be a new challenge for me.
5.
Because that's what I liked in my previous jobs.
Question 19 of 35
Have you ever implemented new Quality Control Policy to a team or group? How was your experience?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Present my idea with facts and proof that it works. With persistence and deliverance.
2.
Tell them to hit the road.
3.
I would evaluate my idea. See if I can improve it then make a re presentation.
4.
Give my point of view and listen.
5.
Talk to everyone about it for their input and then get their feedback.
Question 20 of 35
Tell me about a time that you disagreed with management on a new policy or procedure. How did you handle the situation?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
If our quality has some problem then I will make them better for company reputation.
2.
When we had to go to stores to promote because of the shortime ...I chose to go because I believed that me going to promote will somehow elevate my companies standard as we will have more customers.
3.
Over engineering and cost effectiveness.
4.
I will be choosing what will be good for the company rather than what is right.
5.
Example 1: FFS results indicated that we had to shut one of our transfer lines. This was not within Code standards due to internal metal loss. The company man did not agree on this as this would be a loss in production. I have reported this to the terminal manager and my line manager and gave them the results of the inspection. We then decided as a team to prepare for the repair works and shut the line. Example 2: While performing a routine inspection on a storage tank, I have noticed a bottom leak. According to Code the tank must be isolated, cleaned and repaired. The leak was slight and we as a team decided to build a secondary containment berm around the tank and monitor the leak on daily basis.
Question 21 of 35
As a Quality Control Inspector, what keeps you motivated to always give your best work?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
The unpredictable nature of the work.
2.
A positive work environment.
3.
Pushing to achieve an outcome that is of Good quality and complying with standards.
4.
Having a defect free end product.
5.
Be challenged by impossible tasks with limited time frames.
Question 22 of 35
What do you like least about being a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Seeing all the bad food going to waste.
2.
The customers some times not like to hear our words they just start talking the disadvantages of the machines and continue the same.
3.
Products being returned from customer... It always points back at our department.
4.
I like to be responsible about my organisation.
5.
Not getting feedback about improvements to the process I've recommended.
Question 23 of 35
What is the most challenging task you have faced as a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Sometimes quality is being compromised due to challenges at hand in production line and sometimes we fill that our hands are tied cause we risking the fact that there could be defects out there because of manpower.
2.
Keep a balance between client and construction and save ourselves from being a sandwich.
3.
Helping people and they think your are pointing bad point to them....
4.
Working in multi storey buildings.
5.
There is always the potential of people not being happy to see you.
Question 24 of 35
What are your career goals as a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Studying to become an ISO Consultant.
2.
To become boss as soon as possible.
3.
Property Project management.
4.
To be an asset to the company and advance my career.
5.
No friendly with my colleague if do mistakes, try to be more response about all my tasks.
Question 25 of 35
If given this opportunity, how long will it take for you to make a significant contribution to our company? What will be your first area of focus?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
From the first day I start I will give my all to make a difference with what I do and learn.
2.
After I know what is expected of me and if there is any training involved right away.
3.
It depends how the company treats their employers.
4.
I'm confident that when I completed my 1st inspection on statutory equipment, the trainee inspectors will be able to see and learned how to perform the task and how to complete a inspection report.
5.
What will I been involved in when I start the job? This will determine how quick I can make a contribution.
Question 26 of 35
Describe a decision you made that wasn't popular and how you handled the negative feedback.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
When I was an assistant manager of the eye doctors office . I needed to change a few employees schedule to better benefit the operation of the office. They complained and argued with me over it. After explaining why the changes were made, they adjusted to it.
2.
Having to put a product on hold for not meeting the clients requirements.
3.
Scrap sheets. Had them write down scrap at the end of the day. It saved me a lot of time at the end of the week.
4.
Completing paperwork described the benefits to the staff.
5.
A senior staff member but two containers into the public ice maker, these where not covered or wrapped. This contaminated the drink ice for anyone want to cool their drink. I unplugged the ice maker and opened the drain and posted a sign that ice was contaminated and should not be used. I sent a private note to the staff member and told him I was ordering sanitation chemicals for the clean up. No reason to but attention staff member, he thanked me and signed for the cleaning.
Question 27 of 35
What do you think are the most important qualities for a Quality Control Inspector to possess?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
You can give the best advise to construction .
2.
To see that every body goes home every day to their loved ones and knowing that I played a part in that.
3.
The varied nature of the job.
4.
I love the smell of fresh ripe produce.
5.
Ensuring safe products or installations.
Question 28 of 35
What was the most important task you have ever had as a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Planning my sisters funeral.
2.
Interfacing the production on last day of the month.
3.
Managing the whole site as a replacement of other QCs.
4.
Work wise I would say that every time we perform FFS reviews one should be very careful and take all into account.
5.
Monitoring the progress of 1000 welders.
Question 29 of 35
How do you implement new processes and procedures?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Organization with checklist, files and details.
2.
Team contributed to successful assignments.
3.
I like to be responsible about my organisation.
4.
Prioritise from the internal audit schedule.
5.
Always delivered on time.Excellent report writing skills which speaks for itself of the field work done.
Question 30 of 35
Tell me one area of personal development that you would like to focus on.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Being ashamed, fooled and tricked.
2.
I can't think of anything now.
3.
Stress Doing one task at a time Not feeling good when not contributing any suggestion.
4.
Not knowing when to stop, expecting other to be as enthusiastic as me, not prepared to fail.
5.
Work and personal life balance. Giving task to others.
Question 31 of 35
What is your greatest strength as a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Smart, great with people, hard worker.
2.
Hardworking and very motivated and goal oriented.
3.
Report writing. Learning trainee inspectors. Communication between field and management.
4.
Attitude, knowledge and capacity.
5.
Retain information well, fast learning, organized.
Question 32 of 35
What is the biggest lesson you have learned as a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Being exposed in general construction and management.
2.
Product control is important to customer return,
3.
How to measure Using different equipment Sytems(Different)
4.
You must not trust someone has checked the job, you need to do it yourself.
5.
Customers expect good quality.
Question 33 of 35
What do you feel is the most important part of your job as a Quality Control Inspector?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Measurement documentation implementation.
2.
To monitor report and implement well.
3.
Ensuring the product is at its highest quality to make sure the customer is 100 % satisfied.
4.
Being able to record, understanding gmps, haccp, ccps, usda, knowing how the line you are inspecting is supposed to start and end.
5.
Analysing Inspections Following standards and procedures.
Question 34 of 35
Give me an example of a time when you performed well in a high pressure situation.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I would put in extra hours.
2.
Inspection is always under pressure and needs to deliver results soonest. Being in the inspection field for over 22 years I know what the Client wants and therefore always strive to deliver on time.
3.
Using a checklist, tuning out any unnecessary distraction.
4.
Not getting stressed and doing the procedures according to guidelines.
5.
I allocated time for each project and ensured to complete it on time.
Question 35 of 35
List the Quality Control software and programs you are well versed in. What is your level of expertise in each?
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