Industrial Engineer

Industrial Engineer Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Industrial Engineer job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • 5S
  • Manufacturing
  • Six Sigma
  • Kaizen
  • Process Engineering
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Microsoft Project
  • AutoCAD
  • ISO Standards
  • SAP Products
  • Automotive
  • Project Management
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • PDCA Cycle
  • Product Development
  • SOLIDWORKS
  • Project Planning
  • Renewable Energy
  • Project Engineering
  • MATLAB
  • Energy
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Microsoft Access
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Business Strategy
  • CATIA
  • Construction
  • Electrical Engineering
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Resume Skills: Software

  • AutoCAD
  • SolidWorks
  • Minitab
  • Arena Simulation Software
  • SAP ERP
  • MS Project
  • CATIA
  • ANSYS
  • NX Unigraphics
  • Siemens PLM
  • Matlab
  • Excel
  • Inventor
  • NX
  • Revit

Resume Skills: Lean Manufacturing

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Six Sigma
  • Kaizen
  • JIT
  • TQM
  • TPM
  • Six Sigma (Green Belt)
  • 5S
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Line Balancing

Resume Skills: Quality Control

  • ISO 9001
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • PDCA
  • Quality Assurance/Auditing
  • TQM
  • DMAIC Process
  • PFMEA
  • 8D Problem Solving
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • SPC
  • FMEA
  • DFM/DFA

Resume Skills: Programming

  • Python
  • VBA
  • MATLAB
  • R
  • AutoCAD
  • SolidWorks
  • CATIA
  • Simul8
  • Arena
  • Minitab
  • Python (NumPy, SciPy)
  • Java
  • Tableau
  • Excel

Resume Skills: Processes and Standards

  • ISO 9001
  • 5S
  • Process Flow Analysis
  • Capacity Planning
  • Quality Control/Analysis

Resume Skills: IT Proficiencies

  • MATLAB
  • Python
  • SQL
  • MS Office Suite (Advanced Excel)
  • MS Project

Resume Skills: Industrial Engineering

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Six Sigma (Black Belt)
  • Production Planning & Schedule Control
  • Operations Analysis
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Simulation Modeling
  • Time Study

Resume Skills: Project Management

  • Agile
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Waterfall
  • Risk Management

Resume Skills: EFQM Excellence Model

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Six Sigma (Black Belt)
  • ISO Certification
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Kaizen
  • 5S

Resume Skills: Industry Knowledge

  • Production Planning
  • Project Management
  • Quality Control
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operational Risk
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Your Name
Industrial Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
General Motors September 2019 - Present
Senior Industrial Engineer
Implemented Lean Manufacturing concepts, reducing downtime by 30% and significantly improving overall plant efficiency.
Led a cross-functional team to streamline product development from conceptualization to final production, driving a 25% decrease in lead time.
Advised on the application of the PDCA Cycle, leading to the identification and resolution of performance issues resulting in annual cost savings worth $500,000.
Introduced advanced Six Sigma strategies in production, raising product quality by 20% and decreasing defect rates by 15%.
Coordinated the deployment of SOLIDWORKS CAD design system, significantly accelerating the prototyping stage and contributing to faster market reach.
Resume Worded June 2016 - August 2019
Process Engineer
Spearheaded a continuous improvement initiative through implementing Kaizen events, leading to a 35% improvement in production efficiency.
Trained 15 team members on the use of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, reducing the occurrence of production errors by 50%.
Managed the scheduling and resource allocation for multiple projects using Microsoft Project, ensuring successful completion 10% ahead of schedule.
Bosch January 2013 - May 2016
Associate Industrial Engineer
Applied 5S methodology in the assembly line, improving workplace organization and safety conditions.
Executed Value Stream Mapping, resulting in process optimization and better understanding of material and information flow.
Assisted in the implementation of ISO standards, leading to company-wide compliance and improvement in overall business efficiency.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute August 2015
Master's of Engineering Management
Specialization in Operations Research and Supply Chain Management
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Minor in Business Administration
Dean's List 2011 (Top 10%)
SKILLS
Industrial Engineering Softwares: AutoCAD, SolidWorks (Advanced), Minitab, Arena Simulation Software, SAP ERP, MS Project
Manufacturing Techniques: Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Kaizen, JIT, TQM, TPM
Programming: Python, VBA, MATLAB, R (Intermediate)
Processes and Standards: ISO 9001, 5S, Process Flow Analysis, Capacity Planning, Quality Control/Analysis
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
Awards & Achievements: Engineer of the Year, General Motors (2019), Innovative Engineer for Process Improvement, Bosch (2016)
Professional Development: Attended Lean Manufacturing Workshop (2018), Podcast Presenter at Industrial Engineer Summit (2017)
Volunteering: Engineering Education Volunteer, STEM for All (2016-present), Mentor, Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Students (2014-present)
Your Name
Process Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Ford Motor Company December 2018 - Present
Senior Process Engineer
Devised and validated process improvements through Six Sigma methodologies that led to a 40% decrease in non-conformance costs.
Spearheaded the integration of SAP products for more efficient workflow management and a 20% increase in process speed.
Transferred CAD design tasks from AutoCAD to SOLIDWORKS, leading to a 15% improvement in design process efficiency.
Implemented Lean Six Sigma principles in production lines, contributing to a 25% boost in productivity and 30% improvement in product quality.
Coached.com April 2014 - November 2018
Manufacturing Engineer
Applied Continuous Improvement methodologies, which led to 20% improvement in production cycle times.
Coordinated the implementation of FMEA in the production line, thereby reducing potential failures by 50%.
Trained cross-functional teams on the PDCA Cycle, resulting in better project management and a 15% increase in project success rates.
Caterpillar Inc. February 2010 - March 2014
Industrial Engineer
Effectuated 5S workplace organization methodology that enhanced safety standards and increased workplace efficiency by 15%.
Managed product development stages with Lean principles, cutting down product development lifecycle by 20%.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University October 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Operations Management
Specialized in Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management
Resume Worded Institute May 2009
Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Concentration in Industrial Engineering
Awards: Dean's List 2008 and 2009 (Top 10%)
SKILLS
Engineering Software: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, CATIA, ANSYS, NX Unigraphics, Siemens PLM
Lean Manufacturing: Six Sigma (Green Belt), Kaizen, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Line Balancing
Quality Management: ISO 9001, Root Cause Analysis, PDCA, Quality Assurance/Auditing, TQM
IT Proficiencies: MATLAB, Python, SQL, MS Office Suite (Advanced Excel), MS Project
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (ASQ, 2019), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (APICS CPIM, 2015)
Professional Memberships: Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Member, Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer, Engineers Without Borders, Project Manager, Community Engineering Corps (CECorps)
Projects: Designed and implemented a new Lean manufacturing layout for Coached.com's main factory, reducing labour cost by 20%
Your Name
Manufacturing Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Textron Inc. January 2020 - Present
Lead Manufacturing Engineer
Revamped product development process via Kaizen techniques resulting in a 30% acceleration in product-to-market timelines.
Introduced Lean Principles to the production line that reduced waste by 40% and increased productivity by 30%.
Championed a team of 20 engineers in the application of FMEA in multiple projects, yielding a 60% reduction in potential failures.
Successfully coordinated the implementation of ISO Standards, improving overall engineering processes and enabling company-wide standards compliance.
Optimized material flow using Value Stream Mapping, which significantly improved the manufacturing process.
Resume Worded July 2014 - December 2019
Process Improvement Engineer
Implemented Continuous Improvement strategies, resulting in a 25% increase in team productivity and a 20% rise in process efficiency.
Introduced PDCA Cycle to regular operations, yielding 15% increase in project completion rates.
Managed the deployment of SAP Products for better workflow management, resulting in a 25% boost in operational efficiency.
Johnson Controls March 2010 - June 2014
Junior Industrial Engineer
Streamlined operations by introducing Lean Manufacturing principles leading to 15% improvement in efficiency.
Assisted in applying Six Sigma strategies, reducing manufacturing defects by 30%.
Participated in the implementation of 5S methodology, resulting in improved workplace conditions and productivity.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University December 2009
Master's in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Specialized in Process Improvement and Lean Manufacturing Techniques
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2007
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Relevant Coursework: Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing Processes, Quality Control
Awards: Dean's List 2005-2007
SKILLS
Manufacturing Tools: Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, JIT, 5S, Six Sigma
Software: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, MS Project, Matlab, Excel
Quality Control: SPC, TQM, FMEA, DFM/DFA, Root Cause Analysis
Project Management: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, Risk Management
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Training: Industrial Automation & Control – Siemens
Professional Affiliations: Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Volunteering: STEM Mentor, Resume Worded Community Outreach Program
Your Name
Industrial Engineering Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Tesla Inc. January 2019 - Present
Industrial Engineering Manager
Streamlined the manufacturing process using Lean Manufacturing principles, resulting in a 30% increase in overall productivity.
Implemented a Kaizen approach to continuous improvement resulting in a 20% reduction in lean time.
Led root cause analysis to address inefficiency bottlenecks and increased workflow capacity by 25%.
Developed and implemented a new Value Stream Mapping strategy that enhanced supply chain management efficiency by 33%.
Coordinated Cross-functional Team Leadership that improved operations management process and increased operational excellence by 15%.
Resume Worded April 2015 - December 2018
Senior Process Engineer
Applied Six Sigma methodologies in the manufacturing operations management, yielding 20% cost reduction.
Implemented Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to lower the defect rate by 25%.
Championed the implementation of 5S principles improving workplace organization and reducing waste by 15%.
Ford Motors. June 2013 - March 2015
Industrial Engineer
Applied Business Process Improvement strategies leading to a 10% improvement in operational efficiency.
Used Engineering Management concepts to streamline production processes, increasing productivity by 15%.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University August 2012
Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering
Specialized in Lean Six Sigma methodologies
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Graduated Magna cum Laude
Minor in Physics and Mathematics
SKILLS
Industrial Software: AutoCAD, MicroStation, MS Project, MS Office, ProModel, Flexsim
Engineering Techniques: Lean Six Sigma, Process improvement, Statistical analysis, Facility Layout and design, Production planning, Quality control
Industry Standards: ISO 9001, ASME, ANSI, OSHA, NIST, NFPA, UL
Certifications: Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), Project Management Professional (PMP)
OTHER
Certifications: Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) from APICS
Professional Affiliations: Member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
Awards: Recipient of the Tesla Innovation Award, 2020
Projects: Successfully managed the launch of Tesla’s Model Y production line in 2020
Your Name
Senior Process Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com May 2017 - Present
Senior Process Engineer
Managed industrial engineering projects using Lean Manufacturing, resulting in a productivity increase of 15%.
Conducted Root Cause Analysis improving fault detection rate by 20%.
Implemented Value Stream Mapping enhancing process integration substantially.
Introduced Kaizen events in the division, improving quality by 18%.
Developed a comprehensive Continuous Improvement culture improving efficiency by 25%.
Apple Inc. February 2014 – April 2017
Manufacturing Engineer
Applied Six Sigma principles to enhance manufacturing yield efficiency by 22%.
Employed 5S methodology to optimize shop floor utilisation reducing workstation setup time by 40%.
Introduced FMEA in manufacturing operations improving defect detection by 13%.
Resume Worded January 2013 – January 2014
Process Engineer Intern
Utilized Industrial Engineering techniques to improve throughput by 10%
Engaged in Business Process Improvement initiatives leading to streamlined operations.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute June 2015
Executive Master of Business Administration
Focus on Operations and Manufacturing Management
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Specialization in Manufacturing Processes
Member: Engineering Honor Society
SKILLS
Engineering Software: MATLAB, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, CATIA, ANSYS, Pro/Engineer
Project Management: Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Agile Scrum, Kanban, Minitab, MS Project
Quality Standards & Regulations: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001, OSHA Standards, EPA Regulations, FDA 21 CFR Part 11
Technical: Process Mapping, Statistical Process Control (SPC), GD&T, Tolerance Analysis, PFMEA
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (ASQ, 2016), Certified Manufacturing Engineer (SME, 2017)
Awards & Honors: Outstanding Engineer Award (Coached.com, 2019), Spotlight Award (Apple Inc, 2016)
Professional Memberships: American Society for Quality (ASQ), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Volunteering: Mentor, Future Engineers of America (2017-Present), Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity (2015-Present)
Your Name
Manufacturing Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded August 2016 - Present
Manufacturing Engineer
Led the establishment of Continuous Improvement environment leading to a 20% increase in process efficiency.
Introduced Lean Manufacturing principles, resulting in a 30% increase in production efficiency.
Utilized Value Stream Mapping to re-engineer the process flow, reducing lead time by 18%.
Implemented Root Cause Analysis, increasing process reliability by 15%.
Led a cross-functional team to streamline the manufacturing process, improving overall operational excellence by 10%.
General Motors February 2012 – July 2016
Process Engineer
Enforced 5S principles which improved organization and increased productivity by 10%.
Collaborated with the team to enhance the Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) process, reducing risk factors by 13%.
Implemented Six Sigma methodologies in manufacturing, lowering waste by 12%.
Coached.com June 2011 – January 2012
Engineering Intern
Collaborated on Industrial Engineering projects leading to an 8% efficiency increase.
Practiced Kaizen and Continuous Improvement principles, leading to a significant waste reduction.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University July 2016
Master of Science in Engineering Management
Focus on Operations Research and Supply Chain Management
Resume Worded Institute May 2011
Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering
Minor in Industrial Engineering
Awards: Dean's list 2009-2011
SKILLS
Process Simulation & Design Tools: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Pro/ENGINEER (Creo), CATIA, ANSYS
Project Management: MS Project, Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Agile & Scrum methodologies
Process Improvement: LEAN, Six Sigma (Green Belt), Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen
Software Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel - including VBA, PowerPoint), MATLAB, Python
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Manufacturing Engineer (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) - 2018
Professional Development: Attended industry conferences and workshops like NAMRC, FABTECH, IMTS annually since 2012
Leadership & Volunteering: Served as Vice President for the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) - Local Chapter, 2014-2016
Projects: Designed and implemented new manufacturing process that increased production efficiency by 25% at General Motors
Your Name
Industrial Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded January 2019 - Present
Senior Industrial Specialist
Implemented Lean Six Sigma methodology in eight high volume manufacturing processes which resulted in a 20% reduction of waste and improved operational efficiency.
Led a team of 10 in conducting methodical root cause analysis, which enhanced production quality and reduced defects by 35%.
Integrated the use of SOLIDWORKS for component design, improving speed of prototyping by 30%.
Applied Industrial Hygiene practices to ensure a safe industrial environment, reducing workplace accidents by 40%.
Launched a comprehensive time study, making strategic changes that boosted staff productivity by 25%.
General Motors May 2016 - December 2018
Industrial Specialist
Achieved 15% reduction in downtime by optimizing industrial engineering practices.
Utilized Arena Simulation Software to virtually test system design upgrades, refining processes and improving system closures by 17%.
Strategically applied 5S methodology to optimize workplace organization, leading to efficiency map improvement by 28%.
Teamed with the design department to implement AutoCAD, improving 3D model visualisation by 40%.
Coached.com January 2014 - April 2016
Junior Industrial Specialist
Assisted in the integration of Lean Manufacturing to improve production efficiency.
Contributed to the implementation of the MATLAB system for sophisticated numerical computing.
Supported the application of Simio simulation software to optimize production planning.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute December 2018
Industrial Management and Technology MBA
Focus on Industrial Organization & Management and Quantitative Methods
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Emphasis on Optimization, Statistics, Operations Research
Dean's List 2013, Student Industrial Engineering Society 2013-2014
SKILLS
Operational Strategies: Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5S, TPM, JIT
Project Management: MS Project, Primavera, Agile, Scrum
Industry Software: AutoCAD, CREO, Inventor, SolidWorks, MATLAB
Supply Chain & Logistics: ERP (SAP, Oracle), MRP, Demand Forecasting, Inventory Management
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
Leadership & Volunteering: President - Industrial Engineering Society, Volunteer - Engineers Without Borders
Projects: Implemented a successful Lean Manufacturing project at a local manufacturing company which improved efficiency by 15%
Professional Development: Continuing Education in Industrial Technology & Innovation
Your Name
Manufacturing Process Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded February 2018 - Present
Senior Manufacturing Process Specialist
Engineered a new manufacturing process using Lean Six Sigma and 5S principles, yielding a 22% cost savings across product lines.
Collaborated on a cross-functional team utilizing SOLIDWORKS for the development of precise component designs, resulting in 30% improvement in assembly times.
Implemented a comprehensive root cause analysis program, leading to a 40% decrease in production defects.
Initiated ergonomic strategies promoting worker health and safety, decreasing worker's compensation claims by 30%.
Launched an advanced data analysis system that boosted product quality and reduced rework costs by 18%.
Ford January 2015 - January 2018
Manufacturing Process Specialist
Streamlined manufacturing operations by conducting a thorough time study which led to an increase in production cycles by 15%.
Adopted Minitab for statistical analysis, yielding a 20% reduction in batch-to-batch variability.
Leveraged VBA for customized automation tools, boosting process efficiency by 25%.
Coached.com August 2012 - December 2014
Associate Production Engineer
Aided in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing best practices, achieving 10% efficiency improvements.
Assisted in utilizing Arena Simulation Software to create dynamic workflows for process optimization.
Supported the usage of MATLAB for complex numerical analysis, expediting data processing tasks by 20%.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University May 2012
Masters in Manufacturing Engineering
Graduated Cum Laude, top 15% of class
Resume Worded Academic Center July 2011
Certificate in Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt)
Final project focused on optimizing manufacturing workflows
SKILLS
Manufacturing Concepts: Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Kaizen
Software: AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, SAP, Minitab, MATLAB, SolidWorks
Quality Assurance: Statistical Process Control (SPC), Process Mapping, Root Cause Analysis, FMEA, ISO 9001
Materials Knowledge: Plastics, Metals, Composites, Ceramics
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), APICS (2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor, Future Engineers Mentorship Program (2018 - Present)
Projects: Implemented production line improvements at Ford leading to 20% increased efficiency
Continued Education: Completed courses in Advanced Manufacturing and Process Optimization
Your Name
Production Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2017 - Present
Senior Production Engineer
Led a team of engineers in executing Lean Six Sigma strategies across multiple production lines, resulting in 25% cost reduction and 15% increased productivity.
Implemented SOLIDWORKS for improved 3D visualisation, reducing design modifications by 30%.
Spearheaded a root cause initiative using Minitab, resulting in a 45% decrease in product failure rate.
Made strategic use of Industrial Hygiene practices to reduce workplace accidents, leading to a 50% decrease in worker's compensation claims.
Championed a time-study initiative which resulted in 20% increased efficiency in manufacturing processes.
Toyota January 2014 - February 2017
Production Engineer
Implemented a new 5S system resulting in 30% improvement in shop floor efficiency.
Applied AutoCAD in a manufacturing setting, reducing prototyping time by 20%.
Used Arena Simulation Software for system design testing, reducing resource waste by 25%.
Coached.com December 2011 - December 2013
Junior Production Engineer
Contributed to the development of lean manufacturing processes resulting in increased productivity.
Learned and applied key industrial engineering principles to aid in project deadlines.
Assisted in the implementation and maintenance of new ergonomics initiative, improving worker safety.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute May 2011
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
Specialization in Production Systems, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
Resume Worded University May 2009
Bachelor of Engineering
Major in Mechanical Engineering
Minor in Supply Chain Management
SKILLS
Software: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, MATLAB, MS Office Suite, Python
Certifications: Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
Engineering Skills: Lean Manufacturing Techniques, Six Sigma Methodologies, Continuous Improvement, Problem Solving, FMEA, Process Mapping, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, SPC
Other Technical Skills: Statistical Analysis, Project Management, Product Development, Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis, Process Improvement
OTHER
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
Awards: Toyota Lean Champion Award (2016), Best Junior Production Engineer - Resume Worded (2013)
Professional Development: Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Regular attendance at Production and Operations Management Conferences
Personal Projects: Developed a small scale, efficient automated assembly line model as a hobby project. Presented the same at various technical events.

How do I add skills to an Industrial Engineer resume?

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Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Industrial Engineer posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Engineering, Kaizen and Continuous Improvement are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

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Add industry skills like Industrial Engineering and 5S.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma - into your resume if they're relevant.

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Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like SAP Products, Mechanical Engineering and Product Development - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

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Highlight technical and engineering skills.

It's important to show hiring managers your technical experience, whether that's in your previous Industrial Engineer roles or other experiences. Try to emphasize your technical and engineering experience through your bullet points.

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Highlight any software engineering or development experience.

Programming and software development are common skill sets for Industrial Engineer roles, so try to highlight related accomplishments in your summary, work experience or skills sections.

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Try to add the exact job title, Industrial Engineer, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

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