Manufacturing CV Keywords & Skills in the Manufacturing Industry

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Manufacturing Skills List in the Manufacturing Industry

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, 58% of Manufacturing job descriptions contained manufacturing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing
58%
production
38%
warehouse
38%
automotive
35%
line operative
33%
manufacturing manager
13%
mechanical
8%
operator
8%
kaizen
5%
apprentice
5%
engineering
5%
chemical engineering
5%
apprenticeship
5%
automated
5%
lean
5%
maintenance
5%
lean manufacturing
5%
manufacturing engineer
5%
packaging
5%
tpm
5%
power press
5%
operative
5%
six sigma
5%
manufacturing operative
5%
5s
5%
production manager
5%
production operative
3%
autoit
3%
aerospace
3%
chemicals
3%
production teams
3%
powershell
3%
drawings
3%
cad
3%
bsc
3%
microsoft
3%
erp
3%
assembly drawings
3%
green belt
3%
minitab
3%
glass
3%
exceeding targets
3%
interpersonal skills
3%
python
3%
chemistry
3%
oee
3%
grp
3%
hand tools
3%
problem solving
3%
cnc
3%
degree
3%
psu
3%
manufacture
3%
welding
3%
machinery
3%
machining
3%
fmcg
3%
quality
3%
assembly
3%
manufacturing environment
3%
precision engineering
3%
robots
3%
plastics
3%
factory
3%
production processes
3%
turning
3%
materials engineering
3%
pulp
3%
modular
3%
furniture operative
3%
metal
3%
senior process engineer
3%
continuous improvement
3%
milling
3%
factory operative
3%
financial reporting
3%
packer
3%
paper
3%
counterbalance
3%
machine shop
3%
picker
3%
c#
3%
plastic
3%
reach
3%
process operative
3%
people management
3%
casting
3%
ci
3%
polymer
3%
management
3%
warehouse duties
3%
warehouse operative
3%
production engineering
3%
cnc machining
3%
dmm
3%
process engineer
3%
manufacturing processes
3%
fabrication
3%
machine operator
3%
manufacturing engineering
3%
forge
3%
engineering degree
3%
steel
3%
pharmaceutical manufacturing
3%
operations manager
3%
manufacturing operator
3%
production and planning
3%
forging
3%
gui
3%
processes
3%

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