A sample Mechanical Engineering CV to help you show off your skills

Looking for your next big break in the mechanical engineering industry? Use our Mechanical Engineer CV template to help you set out your knowledge and experience in a clear and concise way.

Depending on your age and experience, you may already have some relevant achievements that you can add to your CV. If not, try to convey your qualities and attributes as best as you can in your profile. Create a Key Skills section where you can include your technical abilities, teamwork experience, people skills and time management. Do try and sell yourself as much as you can – this is your chance to stand out.


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Marc Stapleton
Address: Flat 0, Any Road, Any Town, Postcode
Email: name@hotmail.com | Telephone: +44 000 000 000


Innovative. Industrious. Talented. Mechanical Engineer with proven track record in learning new design skills since graduating with a Mechanical Engineering degree in 2015. A communicative, encouraging team player who presents ideas effectively and is able to assist others in the latest procedures. Skilled in 3D CAD modelling and animation, FEA and a large number of technical packages. Quickly surpassed expectations in design as well as in end-to-end project management.


Company: Recognised for initiative and rapid progress. Promoted to New Products Engineer

Company: Learned and developed skills in order to design an automated test system which performs most product qualification procedures at the touch of a button. Used National Instrument’s LabView and a data acquisition module, and designed both a pneumatic system and sensor selection

Company: Achieved all ‘green‘ (excellent) twice-yearly appraisals


01/2015 – Present

New Products Engineer, Company

  • Develop skills in performing stress and strain calculations/analysis to industry-recognised theories
  • End-to-end project management: support the research and development team from conceiving ideas to the final qualification of the product and preparation for the market
  • Design pressure vessels, pressure systems, drivetrains, hydraulic systems, sealing systems, chemical injection systems, pressure compensation systems and material selection
  • Adhere to strict oil and gas industry engineering and quality codes/standards such as API 6A/17D, ASME VIII and ISO 9001

04/2011 – 01/2015
Design Assistant (P/T), Company

  • Worked alongside studies
  • Adhered to strict oil and gas industry engineering and quality codes/standards such as API 6A/17D, ASME VIII and ISO 9001
  • Developed conceptual skills and produced detailed technical drawings using 3D and 2D CAD, following BS 8888:2013

11/2010 – 04/2011
Technical Assistant (P/T), Company

  • Fitted role around full-time studies
  • Participated in constructing a deflashing machine for moulded plastic products
  • Worked closely with local toolmakers and assisted in moderation of designs during manufacturing processes

06/2010 – 02/2011
Commercial Vehicle Mechanic, Company

  • Responsible for diagnosing faults and completing servicing on a fleet of 150 tractor units and trailers, as well as being the face of the service team for the depot


NEBOSH – General Certificate

10/2012 – 08/2015
BEng (Hons): Mechanical Engineering
University, City, Country


Key Modules: Engineering Mathematics ● Electrical and Electronic Principles ● Mechanical Principles ● Principles of Design and Manufacture ● CAE and programming ● Theory of Machines and Thermodynamics ● Product Design and Development ● Advanced Engineering Mathematics ● Project Management ● Solid Mechanics ● Dynamics and Control


10/2011 – 06/2012
Foundation Engineering
University, City, Country


10/2010 – 08/2011
City & Guilds 1, 2 & 3: Automotive Maintenance and Repair
University, City, Country


Microsoft Office (Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Project) ● Cambridge Engineering Selector ● SOLIDWORKS ● Solid Edge ● Autodesk 3ds Max ● Autodesk Simulation Mechanical ● Autodesk Simulation CFD ● Autodesk Mudbox ● Autodesk Inventor ● ANSYS CFX ● MATLAB ● Simulink ● Midas NFX ● Python ● LabVIEW ● OpenFOAM ● PTC Mathcad Prime 3.1


3D modelling and animation ● Electric guitar ● Classic car restoration and modification ● Golf


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