Plastics Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Plastics Skills List in Engineering

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

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing
34%
cnc
23%
injection moulding
23%
engineering
19%
plastics
19%
mechanical
15%
solidworks
15%
surface grinding
12%
maintenance
12%
design
12%
cnc machinist
8%
heidenhain
8%
aerospace
8%
automotive
8%
hydraulic
8%
quality engineer
8%
3d
8%
cad
8%
drawings
8%
haas
4%
milling
4%
mills
4%
setting and operating
4%
cnc setter/operator
4%
cnc turner
4%
fanuc
4%
mazak
4%
proturn
4%
siemens
4%
forklift operator
4%
panel
4%
cad/cam
4%
edm
4%
fitting
4%
manufacture
4%
mechanical assembly
4%
mechanical fitting
4%
tooling
4%
tooling engineer
4%
toolmaker
4%
electrical engineer
4%
electrical maintenance
4%
electrician
4%
extrusion
4%
moulding
4%
plastic
4%
3 axis
4%
5 axis
4%
programming
4%
durham
4%
electrical
4%
engineer
4%
gateshead
4%
multiskilled
4%
newcastle
4%
north east
4%
plc
4%
production
4%
shift
4%
sunderland
4%
tyne and wear
4%
injection molding
4%
iso14001
4%
quality manager
4%
design engineer
4%
industrial placement
4%
5s
4%
chemicals
4%
ci
4%
fmcg
4%
industrial
4%
kaizen
4%
kanban
4%
lean manufacturing
4%
pneumatic
4%
process
4%
process engineer
4%
robotic
4%
six sigma
4%
industrial engineer
4%
lean
4%
manufacturing engineer
4%
plant
4%
polymer
4%
waste
4%
clients
4%
commercial
4%
data management
4%
hseq
4%
leicester
4%
leicestershire
4%
manager
4%
midlands
4%
quotations
4%
sales
4%
vacuum forming
4%
comah site
4%
mechanical fitter
4%
mechanical technician
4%
technician
4%
engineering drawings
4%
fabricating
4%
iso
4%
welding
4%
manual machinist
4%
manual miller
4%
extrusion operator
4%
line technician
4%
maintenance technician
4%
specialist
4%
general operator
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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