Machine Operator Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Manufacturing

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Machine Operator Skills List in Manufacturing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Machine Operator role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Machine Operator job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 49% of Machine Operator job descriptions contained manufacturing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing
49%
production
33%
factory
22%
machine
19%
machine operator
19%
assembly
14%
machine operative
14%
cnc
11%
machine operation
11%
warehouse
11%
production operative
11%
machinery
11%
cutting
9%
fabricating
9%
operator
9%
machine operating
6%
packaging machinery
6%
distribution
6%
print
6%
construction
6%
operation
3%
machinist
3%
fork lift driver
3%
safety
3%
aerospace
3%
machining
3%
processing
3%
filling
3%
warehouse operative
3%
mixing
3%
engineering
3%
dispatch
3%
health and safety
3%
fmcg
3%
manufacturing environment
3%
industrial
3%
labelling
3%
food manufacturing
3%
unloading
3%
packing
3%
food production
3%
plastics
3%
picking
3%
production processes
3%
assembler
3%
building
3%
sheet metal
3%
supply
3%
cnc machine operator
3%
grading
3%
rewind
3%
lifting
3%
machine control
3%
machine setter
3%
manual
3%
maintenance
3%
setting machine
3%
quality control
3%
mechanical
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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