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Operations Manager Job Interview Questions

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If you have an upcoming  job interview for an Operations Manager, here are a few questions that may be asked by the interviewer(s) below. These questions have been developed from a human resources perspective.

Depending on the industry and company, Operations Manager may also be known a:

  • Transportation Managers
  • Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers
  • Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers
  • Postal and Courier Services Managers
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers
  • Utilities Managers
  • Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers
  • Primary Production Managers
  • Utilities Managers

    Operations Manager Job Interview Questions

Tell us about your experience with implementing policies, procedures, and organizational structure for an assigned operating team within the framework of corporate policy. Describe how you successfully managed the above? What was the size of your team?

In a project setting, what is your experience in assisting in the establishment and compliance of operational unit’s short-term and long-term goals with overall corporate objectives? What methods or tools do you use to track these goals?

As an Operations manager you sometimes have the task as a project manager. What software tools and processes have you used to plan, staff, and supervise all assigned work unit activities through subordinate managers to ensure a cohesive operational unit?

What is your experience in providing advice, guidance, and direction to subordinate executives and managers toward their professional development. Please provide us with a specific example. What is the largest group you have facilitated?

In a project setting, describe how you have resolved operating problems and difficulties, and authorized department operational procedures within corporate framework.  How do you build strong rapport with your departmental team?

Give us a quick highlight of your technical experience? How do you stay current in the industry?