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

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Mechanical Engineer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Mechanical Engineer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mechanical Engineer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 40% of Mechanical Engineer job descriptions contained engineering as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

engineering
40%
mechanical
32%
engineer
29%
mechanical engineer
24%
fabrication
16%
manufacturing
16%
steelwork
16%
machined components
12%
assembly
12%
cad
12%
maintenance
12%
structural design
12%
sheet metal
8%
inventor
8%
autocad
8%
with sales
8%
senior mechanical design engineer
8%
oil gas
8%
supply chain
8%
recruitment
8%
recruiting
8%
mechanical design
8%
project engineer
8%
contracts
8%
mechanical maintenance technician
8%
solidworks
8%
mechanical project engineer
8%
design engineer
8%
3d
8%
filtration
8%
machine shop
8%
sales
8%
electro-mechanical
4%
npi
4%
work ethic
4%
cam
4%
graduate
4%
machinery design
4%
fea
4%
mechanical engineering
4%
ppms
4%
mechanical inspector
4%
mechanical maintenance engineer
4%
design
4%
centrifugal pump design
4%
wembley
4%
vault
4%
conveyors
4%
ealing
4%
fmcg
4%
gearboxes
4%
greenford
4%
healthcare
4%
kensington
4%
park royal
4%
pumps
4%
assembler
4%
machinery technician
4%
maintenance engineer
4%
maintenance technician
4%
manufacturing engineer
4%
mechanical design engineer
4%
mechanics
4%
oil & gas
4%
piping
4%
senior mechanical engineer
4%
overtime
4%
repair
4%
training
4%
aerospace
4%
aldershot
4%
woking
4%
automation
4%
basingstoke
4%
camberley
4%
equipment
4%
farnborough
4%
farnham
4%
fitter
4%
guildford
4%
hampshire
4%
machinery
4%
production
4%
robotics
4%
spm
4%
technician
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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