Engineer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Engineer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Engineer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Engineer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 36% of Engineer job descriptions contained engineering as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

engineering
36%
engineer
24%
maintenance
20%
electrical
12%
quality engineer
12%
automation
12%
assembly
12%
software
12%
mechanical
12%
manufacturing
12%
production
8%
robotics
8%
3d design
8%
quality
8%
siemens
8%
documentation
8%
machining
8%
maintenance engineer
8%
manufacturing engineer
8%
trainee
8%
manufacturing processes
8%
electrical engineer
8%
new product introduction
8%
npi
8%
design engineer
8%
recruiting
8%
junior
8%
aerospace
8%
technical documentation
8%
mechanical engineering
8%
testing
8%
tooling
8%
training
8%
plc
8%
defence
4%
plumbing and heating
4%
allen
4%
wirer
4%
fmcg
4%
systems engineering
4%
renewable energy systems
4%
quality technician
4%
wiring
4%
kaizen
4%
calibration
4%
birmingham
4%
cad
4%
scada
4%
kanban
4%
hardness testing
4%
c
4%
design
4%
senior quality engineer
4%
kpi
4%
repair
4%
c++
4%
fitter
4%
quality inspector
4%
lean
4%
diagnostics
4%
control
4%
guildford
4%
systems
4%
boms
4%
electronics
4%
corby
4%
aldershot
4%
fluid mechanics
4%
management
4%
coventry
4%
assembler
4%
product design
4%
mitsubishi
4%
engineering change
4%
basingstoke
4%
product engineering
4%
omron
4%
fault finding
4%
hmi
4%
camberley
4%
projects
4%
mechanical design engineer
4%
ppm
4%
food manufacturing
4%
electronics engineer
4%
reliability
4%
troubleshooting
4%
production line
4%
kettering
4%
farnborough
4%
applications engineer
4%
hydraulic
4%
reactive
4%
leicester
4%
farnham
4%
automotive
4%
plans
4%
shift
4%
pcb design
4%
loughborough
4%
hampshire
4%
allen bradley
4%
project engineering
4%
six sigma
4%
schematic capture
4%
machinery
4%
continuous improvements
4%
project management
4%
heating engineer
4%
wiring diagrams
4%
quality control
4%
panel
4%

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.

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