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Not all interviews will fit the same mold, especially depending on seniority and the type of position you are vying for. Here is one example from many to help you get an idea of what to expect.
Engineer Hiring Process and Interview Questions
Hiring Process Outline:
HR Phone Call: This is a screening phone call to review your resume and to ensure you understand what the position entails on a basic level.
Panel Interview: You will face a panel interview with up to three interviewers, which will include an HR representative and two engineering managers.
Guided Tour: After the panel interview you will be guided through the plant where they will ask you more question. You should see this as a continuation of the interview, show interest and ask questions.
Questions for Engineering Interview
While questions may vary, here are some asked questions during recent interviews.
Where do you see your career in five years? When answering this question, stick to the job at hand and impress upon them that you want to perfect your knowledge and technical ability.
Have you ever struggled with a project? Be honest, what they really want to know is if you learned from past mistakes and incorporate those lessons in the future.
Parker Hannifin Pre-Hire Testing
Here are a few examples of tests that you might expect during the interview process.
The TECH test contains four sub-tests.
Graphics Problem Solving assesses your ability to utilize numerical information.
Interpreting Diagrams assesses your ability to utilize symbols and codes in order to find things on a map or diagram.
Mechanical Concepts assesses your ability to understand mechanical principles.
Reasoning for Rules assesses your ability to read and apply rules and measures your decision-making skills.
Many companies utilize the Numerical Reasoning test, because they want to ascertain that their employers can perform basic mathematical operations indispensable for performing many duties in the workplace. Employers also want to evaluate how well you understand numerical data presented in charts or graphs. The speed and accuracy of your calculations will also be measured.
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