Design Engineer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

Share

Design Engineer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Design Engineer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Design Engineer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 35% of Design Engineer job descriptions contained solidworks as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

solidworks
35%
cad
35%
design engineer
27%
design
25%
engineering
24%
mechanical design
22%
design engineering
20%
engineer
18%
autocad
16%
3d
16%
mechanical
14%
mechanical design engineer
12%
mechanical engineering
12%
mechanical engineer
12%
electrical design
10%
inventor
8%
2d
8%
manufacturing
8%
product design
8%
engineering design
8%
designing
6%
electrical
6%
computer aided design
6%
design technician
6%
manufacture
6%
electrical design engineer
6%
drawings
6%
testing
6%
draughtsman
4%
tools
4%
electrical engineering
4%
aberdeen
4%
scaffolding
4%
electronic hardware
4%
mechanical design technician
4%
project teams
4%
scotland
4%
handling
4%
sheet metal
4%
bedford
4%
biggleswade
4%
cambourne
4%
furniture
4%
cad technician
4%
huntingdon
4%
models
4%
newmarket
4%
orcad
4%
designer
4%
product
4%
project mechanical design engineer
4%
design drawings
4%
royston
4%
drawing
4%
solidworks engineer
4%
specifications
4%
stevenage
4%
oil and gas
4%
engineering drawings
2%
pcb design
2%
light
2%
power generation
2%
pressure vessel
2%
draughtsperson
2%
materials
2%
vhdl
2%
multiskilled
2%
project manager
2%
dsear
2%
suppliers
2%
valves
2%
plastics
2%
durham
2%
rams
2%
boms
2%
powertrain
2%
vac-foams
2%
gateshead
2%
stress analysis
2%
design development
2%
special purpose machinery
2%
cost reduction
2%
machining
2%
hydraulic
2%
capital equipment
2%
electronics
2%
assembly drawings
2%
3d modeling
2%
precision engineering
2%
doncaster
2%
marine
2%
project
2%
chartered engineer
2%
consultancy
2%
newcastle
2%
project lead
2%
autodesk inventor
2%
development testing
2%
consumer products
2%
railway
2%
newcastle upon tyne
2%
fmcg
2%
test
2%
conveyor
2%
revit
2%
sheffield
2%
offshore
2%
food
2%
cad software
2%
conveyors
2%
access control
2%
steel
2%
casting
2%
hydraulics
2%
apprenticeship
2%
firmware
2%
construction
2%
cctv
2%
steel design
2%
compressors
2%
degree
2%
hnc
2%
cranes
2%
steel design engineer
2%
metal
2%
hnd
2%
commercial design
2%
intruder
2%
structural design
2%
fabrication
2%
pneumatics
2%
masters degree
2%
lifting
2%
worksop
2%
forging
2%
process
2%
concept design
2%
high speed digital
2%
cad design
2%
bom
2%
control systems
2%
norwich
2%
production
2%
customers
2%
medical imaging
2%
electro-mechanical
2%
petrochemical
2%
pumps
2%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


Do you want
more job interviews?

Improve your CV's success rate by using these Design Engineer skills and keywords or scan your CV to get a personalised score.