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Mechanical Engineer Interview Questions in San Francisco, CA

"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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What is your biggest weakness?

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Remembering to provide the appropriate level of detail when addressing issues. I'm fine with providing any level of detail required, I just need to double check that I have put the issue being addressed in its proper context.

Tell me about your previous jobs and describe your management experience and background.

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What was one time your effect was completely in vain?

Why would you anodize a part? What microcontrollers have you worked with in the past? A basic beam bending question, thermal and radiation environment in LEO, etc.

Design an xxxx. Take as long as you want within reason. Design, draw and BOM.

The focus in questions was evenly split between questions about my experience and pretty standard ME interview questions.