★ Be professional at all times. Avoid being judgmental.
★ Follow safety procedures, clean room procedures, and all other required procedures.
★ Explain the purpose of the audit to the audits.
★ Answer questions or discuss compliance problems brought to your attention by audits.
★ Be flexible - if you find a potential problem not within the scope of the audit - evaluate the potential risks of the problem if left un-addressed.
★ Encourage honesty with the audits.
Take the interviewer through the steps you took in your last quality assurance job to improve QA process. Focus on your evaluation of current practices, how did you decide which practices to retain and which to modify? Consider time budget and resources available in the company. What quality management tools and principles did you use to address system deficiencies, enhance strengths and improve processes? Use the four step approach, identify, analyze, develop, test and implement to structure your answer.
★ What audits have you conducted?
★ What were the goals of the audit?
★ How did you prepare for it?
★ The planning and preparation for a quality audit is key to ensuring the effectiveness of that audit. How did you monitor the audit findings?
★ How did you control the corrective actions?
Quality audits interview questions like this are exploring your direct experience with customers. The organization's main focus must be to satisfy their customers. Focus on how you managed the customer's concerns and how you dealt professionally and promptly with the quality problem. Discuss your corrective action plan.
Quality audit is the process of systematic examination of a quality system carried out by an internal or external quality auditor or an audit team.
One of the most important objectives of an internal quality audit is measuring the effectiveness of an organization's quality management system. For this to happen, executive management must first meet its overriding responsibility of establishing and maintaining a system regarding quality policy, goals, resources, processes and effective performance including monitoring and measuring the system's effectiveness and efficiency.
The word 'Audit' is a derivative of the word 'Audition' which means 'to hear'. In earlier times, the Kings used to hear their accountants narrate the accounts verbally. However, as the complexity of the accounting function grew, need was felt to thoroughly check the accounts for mistakes mis-classification and document the findings in a written form so that it can be used by the Management, stakeholders, investors, Government and various other bodies. This process is known as Auditing or Audit.
Numerous answers are good, just stay positive.
A few good examples: Your ability to prioritize, Your problem-solving skills, Your ability to work under pressure, Your ability to focus on projects, Your professional expertise, Your leadership skills, Your positive attitude.
Always have some questions prepared. Questions prepared where you will be an asset to the organization are good.
What type of projects will I be able to assist on?
How soon will I be able to be productive?
Loaded question. A nasty little game that you will probably lose if you answer first. So, do not answer it. Instead, say something like, That's a tough question. Can you tell me the range for this position? In most cases, the interviewer, taken off guard, will tell you. If not, say that it can depend on the details of the job. Then give a wide range.