Mechanical Designer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Mechanical Designer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Mechanical Designer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mechanical Designer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 75% of Mechanical Designer job descriptions contained design as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

design
75%
cad
65%
mechanical
61%
solidworks
54%
designer
50%
autocad
43%
engineering
43%
3d
40%
engineer
36%
manufacturing
25%
production
22%
product
22%
2d
18%
industrial
18%
mechanics
15%
mechanic
15%
npd
15%
project
15%
graduate
15%
inventor
15%
machinery
15%
mechanical engineer
15%
technician
15%
autodesk inventor
15%
fusion 360
15%
design engineer
11%
sheet metal
11%
injection
11%
qualifications
11%
maidenhead
11%
drawing
11%
furniture
11%
moulding
11%
reading
11%
rotating
11%
revit
11%
slough
11%
horsham
8%
welding
8%
worcester
8%
creo
8%
evesham
8%
designer engineer
8%
junior
8%
assembly
8%
construction
8%
metal
8%
mechanical design engineer
8%
mechanical engineering
8%
hvac
8%
crawley
8%
metalwork
8%
catia
8%
degree
8%
stratford-upon-avon
8%
grad
8%
tewkesbury
8%
horley
8%
trainee
8%
flint
4%
industrial engineering
4%
manufacture
4%
rushen
4%
military
4%
draughtsman
4%
liverpool
4%
lead design engineer
4%
lewes
4%
tech
4%
navy
4%
electrical engineer
4%
runcorn
4%
maritime
4%
technical
4%
cad technician
4%
nvq
4%
automotive
4%
product engineer
4%
robotics
4%
precision engineering
4%
3d modeling
4%
computer aided design
4%
plant
4%
car
4%
wrexham
4%
salisbury
4%
security clearance
4%
an
4%
design drawings
4%
suffolk
4%
injection moulding
4%
senior design engineer
4%
test
4%
motion
4%
design engineering
4%
teacher
4%
andover
4%
mechanical design
4%
southampton
4%
pumps
4%
bespoke
4%
design technician
4%
training
4%
civils
4%
project designer
4%
vehicle
4%
acoustics
4%
conveyors
4%
ductwork
4%
weapons
4%
cumbernauld
4%
defence
4%
wastewater
4%
electro-mechanical
4%
steel
4%
dfm
4%
enclosures
4%
stowmarket
4%
development engineer
4%
wiltshire
4%
structural steel
4%
handling
4%
manufacturing drawings
4%
thetford
4%
automation
4%
mechanical designer
4%
autodesk
4%
material
4%
admin
4%
project mechanical design engineer
4%
birkenhead
4%
glasgow
4%
bi
4%
administrative
4%
defense
4%
protection systems
4%
chester
4%
hampshire
4%
electrical
4%
fabrication
4%
kettering
4%
hnc
4%
deeside
4%
hydraulics
4%
northampton
4%
hnd
4%
solidworks engineer
4%
ellesmere port
4%
heat treatment
4%
northamptonshire
4%
ipswich
4%

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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