Skilled Operator Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Manufacturing

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Skilled Operator Skills List in Manufacturing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Skilled Operator role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Skilled Operator job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 32% of Skilled Operator job descriptions contained manufacturing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

manufacturing
32%
production
25%
machine operator
17%
warehouse
12%
production operative
12%
assembler
10%
assembly
10%
cnc
8%
skilled machine operator
8%
operator
6%
operative
6%
semi skilled operator
6%
english
4%
skilled operator
4%
sprayer
4%
follow instructions
4%
safety
4%
machinery
4%
maintenance
4%
routine maintenance
4%
cnc setter operator
4%
semi-skilled operator
4%
paint sprayer
4%
machine operative
4%
laser cutting
4%
hand tools
4%
corel draw
4%
miller
4%
hurco
4%
mechanical
4%
soldering
4%
cnc machinist
4%
cnc operator
4%
production processes
4%
drawings
4%
manufacture
4%
manufacturing drawings
4%
mill turn
4%
sheet metal worker
4%
woodworking
4%
machinist
4%
sheet metal
4%
factory
4%
quality control
2%
welder
2%
paint
2%
process
2%
manual handling
2%
lifting
2%
machining
2%
wiring
2%
solderer
2%
skilled production operator
2%
inventory
2%
manufacturing operative
2%
band saw
2%
5 axis cnc
2%
numeracy
2%
manual dexterity
2%
driver
2%
digital literacy
2%
communication skills
2%
warehouse operative
2%
production operator
2%
cms
2%
production technician
2%
hygiene operative
2%
food production
2%
scissor lift
2%
janitor
2%
forklift
2%
cleaning
2%
machines
2%
engineering
2%
pcb
2%
panel wiring
2%
mig
2%
fitter
2%
stock control
2%
flt
2%
technician
2%
mechanical assembly
2%
machine operating
2%
weld
2%
electrical assembly
2%
injection moulding
2%
tooling
2%
technical drawings
2%
micrometers
2%
manual measuring equipment
2%
forklift operator
2%
cnc programming
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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