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, 52% of Mechanical Designer job descriptions contained cad as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

cad
52%
solidworks
49%
mechanical
49%
design
47%
engineering
42%
designer
37%
3d
35%
autocad
32%
engineer
27%
sheet metal
20%
manufacturing
20%
graduate
18%
2d
18%
product
18%
design engineer
15%
production
15%
autodesk inventor
15%
machinery
13%
project
13%
inventor
13%
engines
13%
moulding
10%
electro-mechanical
10%
fusion 360
10%
industrial
10%
mechanic
10%
mechanics
10%
npd
10%
bsc
10%
assembly
8%
crawley
8%
degree
8%
electrical
8%
grad
8%
horley
8%
horsham
8%
mechanical engineer
8%
mechanical design engineer
8%
qualifications
8%
hvac
8%
equipment
8%
aerospace
8%
aviation
8%
calculations
8%
beng
8%
canterbury
8%
doctorate
8%
f1
8%
fea
8%
kent
8%
marine
8%
masters
8%
meng
8%
msc
8%
phd
8%
ramsgate
8%
senior mechanical design
8%
turbines
8%
leader
8%
leadership
8%
injection moulding
5%
mechanical design
5%
mechanical engineering
5%
lewes
5%
designer engineer
5%
injection
5%
maidenhead
5%
reading
5%
rotating
5%
slough
5%
gd&t
5%
technician
5%
bespoke
5%
catia
5%
fabrication
5%
designing
5%
assembly technician
5%
manufacturing technician
5%
automotive
5%
axminster
5%
bridgwater
5%
chard
5%
consumer goods
5%
gears
5%
honiton
5%
lever
5%
lyme regis
5%
plastic injection
5%
product design engineer
5%
r&d
5%
taunton
5%
vehicle
5%
wellington
5%
yeovil
5%
materials
5%
birmingham
5%
computer
5%
product design
5%
project design
5%
walsall
5%
building services
5%
ventilation
5%
project designer
3%
defence
3%
automation
3%
maritime
3%
robotics
3%
security clearance
3%
test
3%
mechanical designer
3%
admin
3%
administrative
3%
kettering
3%
northampton
3%
northamptonshire
3%
rushen
3%
tech
3%
technical
3%
acoustics
3%
structural steel
3%
bromsgrove
3%
creo
3%
evesham
3%
junior
3%
stratford-upon-avon
3%
tewkesbury
3%
trainee
3%
worcester
3%
abingdon
3%
capital equipment
3%
didcot
3%
newbury
3%
oxford
3%
oxfordshire
3%
pneumatic
3%
swindon
3%
tolerance
3%
wallingford
3%
wantage
3%
design engineering
3%
design technician
3%
project mechanical design engineer
3%
solidworks engineer
3%
electronics
3%
repair
3%
testing
3%
schematic
3%
troubleshooting
3%
an
3%
drawing
3%
furniture
3%
motion
3%
conveyors
3%
dfm
3%
handling
3%
material
3%
architecture
3%
assembling
3%
building
3%
commissioning
3%
concept
3%
metal
3%
specifications
3%
steel
3%
structural
3%
autodesk
3%
bristol
3%
cardiff
3%
cwmbran
3%
hydraulic
3%
media
3%
newport
3%
pontypool
3%
rhino
3%
south wales
3%
wales
3%
construction
3%
revit
3%
machinery design
3%
industrial placement
3%
catia v5
3%
nx
3%
3d modeling
3%
ansys
3%
draughtsman
3%
drawings
3%
manufacture
3%
test technician
3%
pneumatics
3%
c/c++
3%
electrical design
3%
plc programming
3%
solidworks electrical
3%

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