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1. Working to Targets / Deadlines
Ensuring customers receive their orders on time and in full is essential to our business. With this in mind, to what extent have you been required to work towards achievement of targets and / or deadlines?
in previous roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Describe: a) the types of targets you had to achieve b) how realistic the target was; and c) what actions you took to achieve them.
2. Continuous Improvement
Small changes can have a big impact. We encourage all employees to look for improvements within their work environment and the processes they use. To what extent have you been involved in continuous improvement activities?
in previous roles level of involvement area expertise
     
Provide an example of: a) an improvement activity you have been involved with b) the role you took within the activity; and c) details of any tools and techniques you used.
3. Problem Solving
Things do not always run smoothly. When problems occur, we promote involvement from all relevant employees to work together towards a solution. To what extent have you been involved with problem solving activities?
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Provide an example of: a) a problem you have encountered, b) how you approached resolving it and c) details of any tools and techniques you used.
4. Team Working
Teams need to be aligned and focused to achieve and exceed their goals. To what extent have you worked within a close-knit team that achieved a common goal?
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Provide an example of: a) an activity or project you have been involved in as part of a team, b) whether the goal was achieved, c) the role you played and d) how the team could have performed better.
5. Personal Development / Flexibility
Gaining knowledge, skills and experience leads to personal growth and supports flexibility within the business. To what extent have you been involved in personal development opportunities to support business activities?
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Provide an example of a training or development activity you have completed and explain how this benefited both yourself and the business.
6. Team Development
Sharing of knowledge and skills is essential for the growth and development of both the business and its employees. To what extent have you been required to be involved in the training and development of colleagues?
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Provide an example of a training activity which required you to assist in the development of a team member, highlighting any difficulties you encountered.
7. Compliance (following Standard Work instructions)
Our products form part of mission critical applications therefore, they must be manufactured to specific requirements. To what extent have you been required to produce standard instructions to complete a task (e.g. Standard Operating Procedures / Work Instructions)?
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Describe: (a) the involvement you had in creating or maintaining such documentation, (b) the types of processes which required standard instructions, (c) why you think they were important to have in place
8. Quality
The failure of one of our parts could have serious consequences, therefore product quality and integrity is crucial. To what extent have you been required to be involved with ensuring the delivery of a high quality product or service?
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Describe why you think the delivery of quality products or services is important and what you do to ensure the required standards are achieved and maintained.
9. Manual dexterity
All tasks involve a high level of manual dexterity that are required to be performed to a high level of accuracy and repeatability. To what extent have you been involved with tasks such as these?
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Describe the types of tasks you have performed which required manual dexterity, identify any difficulties or challenges you encountered and how you resolved them.
10. Machining experience
To what extent have you been involved in the manufacture of machined components?
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Describe the types of machines you have used, what sorts of product have you produced and the tolerances you have worked to.

technican experience:
Design of tooling  
Production of tooling  
Manufacture of parts to prove the accuracy/effectiveness of the tooling  
Plasma Welding  
Use of Power, Hydraulic, Hand presses  
Dimensional inspection  
Leading Projects  

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leadership, management:
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first aid:
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