Manufacturing Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Manufacturing Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Manufacturing role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Manufacturing job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 34% of Manufacturing job descriptions contained manufacturing engineer as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing engineer
34%
manufacturing
30%
engineering
25%
engineer
17%
production
17%
aerospace
17%
3d design
13%
assembly
13%
documentation
13%
machining
13%
manufacturing processes
13%
new product introduction
13%
npi
13%
recruiting
13%
software
13%
technical documentation
13%
testing
13%
tooling
13%
training
13%
warehouse
13%
lean manufacturing
13%
maintenance
9%
quality
9%
continuous improvement
9%
bedford
9%
braintree
9%
cambridge
9%
chelmsford
9%
colchester
9%
essex
9%
goods
9%
logistics
9%
person
9%
picking
9%
stevenage
9%
storeman
9%
stores
9%
storesperson
9%
stortford
9%
walden
9%
mechanical engineer
9%
six sigma
9%
process engineer
9%
maintenance engineer
9%
multiskilled engineer
9%
shift engineer
9%
shift technician
9%
data analyst
5%
materials analyst
5%
materials planner
5%
production planner
5%
director
5%
hse
5%
leadership
5%
operations management
5%
corby
5%
coventry
5%
daventry
5%
dfm
5%
grinding
5%
kettering
5%
leamington
5%
leicester
5%
milling
5%
northampton
5%
rugby
5%
spa
5%
turning
5%
electrical maintenance
5%
plcs
5%
introducing new products
5%
manufacturing engineering
5%
process engineering
5%
design
5%
aerospace engineer
5%
as9100
5%
cad
5%
cnc
5%
cnc milling
5%
cnc programming
5%
cnc turning
5%
solidworks
5%
apprenticeship
5%
electrical engineering
5%
repair
5%
5s
5%
automotive
5%
ci
5%
fmcg
5%
kaizen
5%
kanban
5%
chemicals
5%
industrial
5%
industrial engineer
5%
lean
5%
plant
5%
polymer
5%
process
5%
quality engineer
5%
waste
5%
assembly technician
5%
hnc
5%
manufacturing technician
5%
nvqs
5%
organisational skills
5%
technical engineering
5%
test technician
5%
production engineering
5%
production engineer
5%
root cause analysis
5%
fm
5%
health and safety
5%
operations manager
5%
procurement
5%
purchasing
5%
qhse
5%
birmingham
5%
facilities manager
5%
head of operations
5%
operations director
5%
stafford
5%
tamworth
5%

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