6 Production Worker Interview Questions and Answers

Updated on: July 12, 2020

No one can help you in perfectly preparing for a Production Worker interview as there are always surprises waiting for you. 

Doing your homework is actually the best that you can do! Get ready in advance by researching the prospective employer and company.

Look through the following possible questions that you will be asked and answer them as best as you can.

6 Common Interview Questions and Answers for Production Worker 

1. What specific skills do you possess that make you a good production worker?

I have exceptional practical skills, including the ability to work quickly and accurately. Additionally, I can work well within a team and can work equally well on my own. As far as work-related skills are concerned, I have demonstrated expertise in measuring, grading, and feeding batches of raw materials into production machinery, and efficiently assembling goods on production lines.

2. In a previous position, what were your prime duties as a production worker?

As a production worker, I was responsible for production equipment startup and calibration, along with managing different stages of the production process. This included separating and selecting different items that need to be loaded into the machinery, observing production cycles and timelines, and making sure that appropriate safety measures were put into place.

3. Why are safety measures so important in this work?

Where any kind of machinery is concerned, safety is a prime concern. If they are not put into place or if workers do not follow them, there are great risks, including fatalities occurring from faulty equipment or human error.

4. Have you ever been in a situation where you saw worker security compromised and intervened?

There was a time when a newly hired production worker refused to wear a helmet, which was the prime safety measure as we were working within a machine component. His excuse was that it is not necessary and that he will be careful. I instructed him several times and he refused. So I had no choice but to report him to the supervisor.

5. What is your biggest accomplishment as a production work so far?

We had been ordered to undertake a large order of producing 150,000 cans within one day. This was an impossibility but we were given quite a lot of motivation to do the deed. So I and my team worked over 2 shifts and managed to produce the exact number of cans, within the deadline provided. I believe that this was my biggest achievement.

6. How do you handle the physical part of the work?

I am a physically fit individual and quite agile too. My work keeps me fit and I keep fit to make sure that I can do my work properly. It is quite a nice arrangement. I don’t have to deal with it as I take my scheduled breaks and never tire myself enough to not be able to work the next day.