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GE Mechanical Engineering Interview Questions

Updated Sep 14, 2014
Updated Sep 14, 2014
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Mechanical Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pasadena, TX
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pasadena, TX
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at GE in March 2014.

Interview Details

The interview was initiated through a recruiting company that I applied to online. The interview was approximately an hour long with two project engineers. It began with basic work history and experience questions. Then I was asked technical questions about thermodynamics which was unexpected and I had a difficult answering them in detail.

Interview Questions
  • Explain the three thermodynamic cycles in detail.   View Answer
No Offer
Negative Experience
Difficult Interview

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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at GE.

    Interview Details

    Basic interview process, apply online, fill out all previous work experience (related to position you are applying for) relevant projects or leadership roles. The interview consisted of typical behavioral questions, tell me about a moment when you did XX to accomplish XX.. always answer these questions using the STAR method, meaning explain the situation, yours task, and result.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Louisville, KY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Louisville, KY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at GE in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    I had on-site interview at their Louisville office. There were 6 interviews (5 technical, 1 HR). All of them 1:1. People were all very nice and knowledgeable about their product and process.
    As far as interview questions, everyone asked more less the same behavioral questions. I should have prepared for these predictable questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a project you worked on that you are most proud of.   Answer Question
    • Describe a project you worked on that were most difficult.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Niskayuna, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Niskayuna, NY
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at GE in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Lab manager sent me an email after submitting resume through GE website for about 2 weeks. He asked to describe the research work on my resume. One week later I got a rejection letter. I believe the reason is that he is looking for a more experienced person even though the job is for entry level.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at GE in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    I had one interview on site, one on skype and one follow up interview. I wish every company could be like GE. Professional all the way, with specific questions that avoided wasting everybodys time. Although the process was a bit long it covered everybodys needs and questions. I never had such perfect conditions to work in a company like this and unfortunnatelly I don't think I ever will.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    It was in Oslo and due to personal issues with the death of a closed relative I had to decline.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Tiruchchirāppalli (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tiruchchirāppalli (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at GE in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    We had two rounds of interview 1st Technical and 2nd HR. Technical interview was very very easy some of the questions which i remember is
    1. Your M.Tech project??
    2.Modes of heat conduction??
    3. on what factors does heat transfer coefficient h depends?
    4. A copper rod with resistance R and current I is in staeady state write a governing equation.

    No Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at GE in February 2008.

    Interview Details

    simple

    Negotiation Details
    not possible to an extent unless high in demand
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Mechanical Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at GE in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    1. the interview is easy, mostly behavior questions, partially because i worked at GE before.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation possible.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at GE in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Great Interview skills of management.
    They make you comfortable first. Ask personal life questions so that you feel good & open up yourself.
    Positively Support during interview. Give hints if you get stuck in some questions.
    Respect your present organization.
    Focus on fundamental questions (Be prepared & read books before going for interview)
    very difficult to get selected, be pure, don't hide anything, honesty & integrity is most Important, no matter how talented you are.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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