1. Tell us what other experience do you have in heavy duty transportation?
Candidates could list anything from airport cargo transportation to long distance truck driving as beneficial experience.
2. Explain me how you showed your confidence in the person's ability to do the job?
Discuss your method of assigning responsibility to the best candidates. How you communicate with employees to make them understand what is expected of them and how you make sure that the employees have the resources needed to carry out specific tasks. You should also chip in your follow-up procedures.
3. Tell us what is your greatest accomplishment as Fork Lift Driver?
This is just like the “what is your greatest strength.” question and should be treated similarly. You should pick accomplishments that show that you have the qualities the company is looking for and this adds value to you as a candidate for the position you are interviewing for. You may have achieved a lot over the years but for the sake of the interview, pick only the relevant ones
4. Tell us what was the work environment like as Fork Lift Driver?
It's pretty much a workhouse environment, or warehouse I should say. There's a few forklifts running around and usually a lot of ambient noise. You are required to wear a high visibility jacket, which they'll give to you.
5. Tell us why do you want to work for us as Forklift operator position?
Here, they just want to know how motivated you are about the position or if you are just there for the pay. They want to ascertain that you would form an important part of the company. You have to show them that you are willing to be part of the company and would do all you can to ensure you and the company grows together.
6. Do you know what is the function of an RF scanner?
Candidates should go beyond describing the primary function of an RF scanner to explaining the importance of having good inventory management.
7. Tell me what sort of salary are you looking for as Fork Lift Driver?
Note that whenever you are going for an interview, this question may be asked. Before going, try to find out what the average salary for someone holding that position in that industry is paid. This would help prepare you for what is in front of you.
Do not forget that this is only an interview and you haven't been offered the job, so do not go on negotiating. Just state something within the range you have researched and move on. Whatever you do, do not sell yourself short.
8. Can you describe a typical day in your current job?
As much as you want to sell your self in a good light, do not make the mistake of exaggerating your current position. Add some of your routine tasks to make it realistic and don't neglect tings like paperwork. Try to be in the interviewers shoes as you answer this question. A job you have been doing for years should be part of you already and as such; you must know all the tasks you undertake. Try to show them that you plan well before you begin work and after you attain your goals, you review the process to see how you could be more efficient.
9. Tell me how would your co-workers describe you as Fork Lift Driver?
Questions such as this one are asked with the aim of getting you to discuss some of your qualities, perhaps hidden that you wouldn't have mentioned if you weren't asked.
“Well, my colleagues will tell you they can count on me. They will tell you that I am a team player and someone they enjoy working with.”
10. Tell us why do you wish to leave your present job as Fork Lift Driver?
No matter what you say, do not mention negative things about your employer, neither should you mention anything about more money being the reason. The reason is simple; if you are leaving a company because of money to come to theirs, you will definitely leave them to move on to another if it promises a better paycheck. Your best bet is to ay it on responsibility and challenge and how your previous position want challenging you enough. Indicate that you yearn for more responsibility and how what you have to offer outweighs the responsibility and challenge posed by your former position.