Design Engineer Skills for your CV in the Engineering Industry

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Design Engineer Skills List in the Engineering Industry

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, 38% of Design Engineer job descriptions contained cad as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

cad
38%
solidworks
35%
design engineer
32%
autocad
29%
design
25%
mechanical design
25%
engineering
22%
3d
22%
production
16%
engineer
16%
2d
16%
mechanical
16%
manufacturing
13%
mechanical design engineer
13%
automotive
13%
electrical
13%
draughtsperson
13%
aerospace
10%
catia
10%
hydraulics
10%
drawings
10%
cad technician
7%
capital equipment
7%
draughtsman
7%
engineering design
7%
dsear
7%
fmcg
7%
design engineering
7%
food
7%
technician
7%
handling
7%
electrical engineering
7%
project teams
7%
manufacture
7%
metal
7%
pneumatics
7%
process
7%
special purpose machinery
7%
motorsport
7%
project engineer
7%
inventor
7%
cad engineer
7%
sheet metal
4%
workshop
4%
revit
4%
auto
4%
project
4%
nottingham
4%
solid works
4%
chemical engineering
4%
3d modeling
4%
3d cad
4%
sleaford
4%
welding
4%
nuclear
4%
senior design engineer
4%
engineering drawings
4%
bill
4%
software
4%
woking
4%
process engineering
4%
mechanical engineering
4%
reporting
4%
boms
4%
team leadership
4%
manchester
4%
engineering manager
4%
boston
4%
3d cad design
4%
cad design
4%
reading
4%
fabrication
4%
electrical design
4%
components
4%
devon
4%
scotland
4%
off highway
4%
coventry
4%
creo
4%
plymouth
4%
telecommunications
4%
powertrain
4%
developer
4%
ind123
4%
siemens nx
4%
telecoms
4%
powertrain systems
4%
control systems
4%
industrial
4%
designing
4%
mechanical engineer
4%
principal engineer
4%
electronic hardware
4%
manufacturer
4%
machine shop
4%
electro-mechanical
4%
oil and gas
4%
project management
4%
communication
4%
lincoln
4%
technical
4%
machining
4%
problem solving
4%
power generation
4%
project manager
4%
defence
4%
machinery
4%
creative
4%
project design
4%
3d design
4%
designer
4%
materials
4%
chobham
4%
ideal
4%
nx
4%
bradford
4%
hereford
4%
salisbury
4%
hnd
4%
farnborough
4%
management
4%
proe
4%
hydraulic design engineer
4%
ledbury
4%
vehicles
4%
iatf 16949
4%
melton mowbray
4%
tool maker
4%
leeds
4%
worcester
4%
warminster
4%
methodical
4%
newark-on-trent
4%
leatherhead
4%

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