Rolls-Royce Mechanical Engineer Interview Questions

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Mechanical Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Rolls-Royce (Indianapolis, IN) in October 2011.

Interview

Met the recruiters at my university's career fair. After introducing myself and speaking to the recruiter for 15 minutes I was invited to a mixer later that evening. After an hour at the mixer I departed and later received a phone call to interview with them on campus the following day. The interview was approximately 45 minutes long and consisted of mostly "what would you do if..." type questions following by open discussion.

Interview Questions

  • How would you explain a free body diagram to a non-engineer?   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Rolls-Royce

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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mount Vernon, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Rolls-Royce (Mount Vernon, OH) in April 2010.

    Interview

    Phone interview, was recruited directly by Rolls. Then they called me in and I had a series of three interviews. Took me to lunch and I was on my way.

    Interview Questions

    • Routine and painless. There were no really unexpected questions.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Aggressively negotiated salary and bonus.

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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Peterborough, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at Rolls-Royce (Peterborough, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    Very structured, pre-screen telephone call followed by face-to-face interview by line manager and department head.

    Interview Questions

    • No real surprises, the questions were competency based interview questions with a desire to explore my technical knowledge in relation to the role. Recommend that potential candidates bring along work examples as this would help provide evidence to support answers.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The minimum holiday entitlements were offered initially, however this is something that should be negotiated based on experience.

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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Derby, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    interviewed at Rolls-Royce (Derby, England (UK)) in January 2012.

    Interview

    Online application form, assessment day including personal experience interview, group exercise and technical interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Where does RR not operate and why might we have chosen not to do business there   Answer Question
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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Rolls-Royce in April 2010.

    Interview

    The Phone interview was a case of jumping through the hoops to proceed to the next round. i.e. why I want to work for Rolls Royce, why i chose to study engineering etc etc. Then a couple of mental arithmetic questions, some basic engineering problems and talking about my cv which i submitted online.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe the degeneration process of carbon ceramic brake discs   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    I received an offer from a preffered firm.

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