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, 42% of Machine Operator job descriptions contained manufacturing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing
42%
production
37%
machine operator
31%
cnc
25%
warehouse
17%
cad
12%
mechanical
12%
packing
12%
palletising
12%
programmer
12%
cutting machine
12%
vinyl
12%
turner
12%
machine operating
9%
machinery
9%
machine operative
9%
machine
9%
skilled operator
6%
shifts
6%
paint sprayer
6%
semi skilled operator
6%
semi-skilled operator
6%
sprayer
6%
assembly
6%
flt
6%
manual handling
6%
operator
6%
machine operatives
6%
overtime
6%
machining
3%
machine setting
3%
machinist
3%
machine setter
3%
forklift
3%
excel
3%
machine minder
3%
work instructions
3%
bending
3%
data
3%
line setter
3%
embroidery
3%
engineering
3%
metal
3%
metals
3%
operational support
3%
production engineering
3%
production processes
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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