Engineering Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Engineering Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Engineering role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Engineering job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 45% of Engineering job descriptions contained engineering as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

engineering
45%
engineering manager
31%
manufacturing
23%
electrical engineering
14%
mechanical engineering
14%
mechanical
12%
electrical
9%
engineer
9%
fmcg
9%
maintenance
9%
management
9%
production
9%
sales
6%
manager
6%
head of engineering
6%
ppm
6%
lead engineer
6%
project engineer
6%
project manager
6%
apprenticeship
6%
administration
6%
crawley
6%
graduate
6%
east grinstead
6%
engineering team leader
3%
nec3
3%
measurements
3%
maintenance planner
3%
quotations
3%
engineering administrator
3%
process engineering manager
3%
food manufacturing
3%
structural engineering
3%
technical drawing
3%
malton
3%
telesales
3%
automotive engineer
3%
food production
3%
office administrator
3%
apprentice trained
3%
dvsa
3%
health & safety
3%
project administrator
3%
fault finding
3%
mechanical engineer
3%
food
3%
nvq 3
3%
plc
3%
technical administrator
3%
field service
3%
mechanical technician
3%
planning
3%
sap
3%
trainee
3%
document management
3%
hydraulics
3%
horsham
3%
multiskilled
3%
team
3%
continuous improvement
3%
production machinery
3%
apprentice
3%
electronic document
3%
nvq
3%
budgets
3%
npi
3%
senior engineer
3%
college
3%
engineering documentation
3%
pneumatics
3%
maintenance supervisor
3%
production processes
3%
supervisor
3%
salisbury
3%
technical documentation
3%
safety checks
3%
advanced excel
3%
organising
3%
r&d
3%
fitter
3%
southampton
3%
dfmea
3%
bedworth
3%
aerospace
3%
ppm schedules
3%
skus
3%
auto cad
3%
student
3%
coventry
3%
data analysis
3%
supervise
3%
technical leadership
3%
civil engineer
3%
training
3%
maintenance manager
3%
hinckley
3%
operational efficiency
3%
data manipulation
3%
technical manager
3%
construction
3%
warminster
3%
mechanical design
3%
nuneaton
3%
packaging
3%
defence
3%
automation
3%
lead
3%
design layouts
3%
wiltshire
3%
chief engineer
3%
mechanical and electrical
3%
controls
3%
civil engineering
3%
estimator
3%
winchester
3%
engineering coordinator
3%
refrigeration
3%
scheduling
3%
electronics
3%
design
3%
engineering support
3%
engineering drawings
3%

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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