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Mechanical Engineer Interview Questions

"When interviewing candidates for the role of mechanical engineer, employers look for candidates who are enthusiastic to create innovative designs, analyses, and methods of production for mechanical systems. Expect to answer engineering questions that will assess your knowledge of the field as well as your creative problem-solving abilities to turn a theoretical device into a real product. In addition, come ready to discuss examples of past projects or designs and how you would excel in a team-oriented setting."

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You put a glass of water on a record turntable and begin slowly increasing the speed. What happens first - does the glass slide off, tip over, or does the water splash out.

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All questions were behavioral and nothing specifically difficult.

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What is your salary expectation?

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Nothing out of the ordinary. But I would request the interviewer to be better prepared as a mark of respect to the candidate and for the sake of the company paying your salary. Additionally, I would request the company to mention what they intend to pay in their ad. This way no one will be wasting anyone's time.

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Explain the most innovative idea or concept that you have implemented with limited use of resources

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1. How do you handle pressure situation 2. Do I have GD&T experience? 3. Do I have drilling tools design experience? 4. How does car motor and engine work? 5. Showed on 2D drawing of a tools and had to explain how the tool works

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What I want to do with my life? (As my background is so varied.

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What kind of experience do you have with SolidWorks and do you have drafted projects with you to view?

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Questions centered around the safety expectations set by the company.

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Why do you want to work here?

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