Materials Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Materials Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Materials role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Materials job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 26% of Materials job descriptions contained manufacturing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing
26%
mechanical
26%
engineering
26%
calibration
18%
materials
18%
r&d
18%
ukas
15%
metallurgist
15%
maintenance
15%
destructive testing
12%
electrical
12%
electronic
12%
engineer
12%
mechatronic
12%
repair
12%
scientific
12%
metallurgy
12%
consultant
12%
power
12%
power plant
12%
process plant
12%
surrey
12%
metals
9%
quality
9%
welding
9%
casting
9%
defence
9%
forging
9%
maritime
9%
rolling
9%
business growth
9%
commercial
9%
continuous improvements
9%
fault finding
9%
material
9%
new product introduction
9%
npi
9%
research & development
9%
root cause analysis
9%
technical ceramics
9%
automotive
9%
graduate
9%
industrial
9%
uxbridge
9%
academic
9%
ndt
9%
research
9%
iso
6%
testing
6%
control
6%
iso 6506
6%
rockwell
6%
metal fabrication
6%
microsoft excel
6%
stock control
6%
erp
6%
manufacturer
6%
mrp
6%
aerospace engineering
6%
aluminium
6%
costings
3%
estimator
3%
planning engineer
3%
procurement
3%
hnc
3%
laboratory
3%
a2la
3%
degree
3%
field
3%
hnd
3%
mobile
3%
stress testing
3%
data analyst
3%
materials analyst
3%
materials planner
3%
production planner
3%
birmingham
3%
construction
3%
engineering manager
3%
manager
3%
production
3%
draftsman
3%
drawing
3%
steel
3%
steel work
3%
structural
3%
engineering drawings
3%
planning
3%
resource allocation
3%
engineering discipline
3%
inspection
3%
material handling
3%
microsoft word
3%
stock management
3%
composite engineer
3%
composite materials
3%
manufacturing engineer
3%
materials science
3%
polymer
3%
test technician
3%
apprenticeship
3%
fabrication
3%
fabricator
3%
welder
3%
audits
3%
development
3%
improvement
3%
investigation
3%
process
3%
chemical
3%
methodologies
3%
standards
3%
budget management
3%
client meetings
3%
complaint management
3%
cost management
3%
mhe
3%
plant hire
3%
service management
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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