Production Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Manufacturing

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Production Skills List in Manufacturing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Production role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Production job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 39% of Production job descriptions contained manufacturing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing
39%
production
20%
production manager
14%
production management
12%
production planner
12%
production engineering
8%
warehouse
8%
production operative
8%
management
8%
continuous improvement
8%
assembly
8%
production planning
8%
production coordinator
6%
production engineer
6%
lean
6%
mrp
6%
erp
6%
fenestration
6%
food production
6%
packing
6%
six sigma
6%
production line
6%
manufacturer
6%
electronics
6%
manufacturing manager
4%
lean manufacturing
4%
purchasing
4%
materials controller
4%
production controller
4%
planning
4%
scheduling
4%
production planning manager
4%
project planner
4%
engineering
4%
production supervisor
4%
planner
4%
product quality
4%
upvc
4%
catering
4%
supply chain
4%
cad
4%
gmp
4%
glazing
4%
ppe
4%
factory
4%
food hygiene
4%
high volume manufacturing
2%
production processes
2%
compliance
2%
food manufacturing
2%
kpis
2%
6s
2%
machine minding
2%
manufacturing engineer
2%
h&s
2%
machine
2%
mechanical
2%
ci
2%
people manager
2%
production control
2%
manufacturing quality manager
2%
dartford
2%
operative
2%
line operative
2%
gcse
2%
process engineering
2%
production experience
2%
mechanic
2%
entertainment
2%
quality
2%
packaging
2%
manufacturing operator
2%
improvements
2%
process improvement
2%
production operations
2%
grays
2%
manufacturing process operative
2%
smt
2%
negotiation
2%
quality assurance
2%
london
2%
supervising
2%
operations technician
2%
logistics planner
2%
key account
2%
procurement
2%
quality assurance manager
2%
manager
2%
agriculture
2%
process operative
2%
manufacturing processes
2%
quote
2%
quality improvement manager
2%
food preparation
2%
labelling
2%
leadership
2%
processing assistant
2%
precision engineering
2%
schedule
2%
quality manager
2%
man management
2%
making
2%
fmcg
2%
ownership
2%
processing coordinator
2%
process
2%
supplier performance
2%
supplier relationship management
2%
cabinetry
2%
production scheduler
2%
iso
2%
glass
2%
senior management
2%
production scheduling
2%
kaizen
2%
production admin
2%
pharmaceutical
2%
joinery
2%
flt
2%
workforce
2%
crimping
2%
kanban
2%
pharmaceutical manufacturing
2%
pharmaceutical industry
2%
management experience
2%
machine operator
2%
soldering
2%
kpi
2%
timber
2%
cnc machine
2%
production managers
2%
health safety
2%
foreman
2%
filling
2%
automotive
2%
chemicals
2%
control
2%
machinery
2%
administrative
2%
test procedures
2%
product manager
2%
industrial
2%
food
2%
change management
2%
forecasting
2%
development engineer
2%
mrp/erp
2%
reporting systems
2%
team leader
2%
electrical
2%
5s
2%
heavy industry
2%
machine control
2%

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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