Design Engineer Resume

If one gets an opportunity to work in the recruitment department in the design engineering industry, he/she will come across different design engineer resume types. Designing careers in the field of engineering can span across different engineering disciplines and this explains the diversity of design engineer resumes.

The design engineer resume sample given here shows how the key skills related to the specific job profile should be shared in order to have the desired implications. The resume can be made more personalized and unique by incorporating creative ideas, but within the professional limits. Depending upon your area of expertise, adequate changes must be made for effective customization. The engineering disciplines which require the services of a design engineer are given below:

  • Architectural
  • Electrical
  • Civil/structural
  • Mechanical
  • Automotive
  • Aerodynamics
  • Molecular
  • Others

All these engineering disciplines require services of a design engineer for different purposes. Thus, if you wish to make a career in any of these streams, the required qualifications and experience should be carefully included in the design engineer resume for desired results. If the profile is presented in a suitable manner befitting the employer's expectations, your resume can win you the much required interview call. From then, it is you who is responsible for the final outcome. Never the less, the resume can still influence the final outcome in your favor.

Example Resume: Design Engineer Resume

Rebecca R. Rhode
194 Hiddenview Drive, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania - 19108, United States
(215) 941 2648

Career Goal

Looking for a challenging opportunity to work as a design engineer with a renowned firm, where I can explore and implement my skill-sets; in order to help achieve the organizational goals along with professional growth and development.


  • Qualification: Diploma in Industrial design technology
    Institute: Cosmos School of engineering and Design, 1008 E Commercial Ave., Portland, PA
    Year: 2002 - 2004

  • Qualification: BE Mechanical (Bachelor's in Engineering)
    Institute: Amridge University, Central Ave., PA
    Year: 1998 - 2002

Technical Skills

  • CAD (computer aided design) and CAM (computer aided manufacturing) tools: CADMAX, Micro CADAM, Auto CAD 2004
  • MS Office
  • Engineering design analytics and management
  • Programming languages: C, C+, C++
  • Project management

Professional Experience

  • EARTH TECH CONCRETE AND SOIL MOVERS Pvt. Ltd., Athena St., Delmont, PA
    CAD Engineer(2009 - till date)
    Job Responsibilities:

    • Create and analyzing assembly drawings for different machines in consultation with technical department
    • Conduct trial runs of the prototype
    • Analyze the feedback from the machine operators and research and development wing, for making corresponding changes in the design
    • Explaining the final design to vendors for accurate results
    • Examining the finished product against the actual design for final approval

  • JS Auto Wrecking Pvt. Ltd., 18 Bessemer Ln., Mt. Pleasant, PA
    CAD Operator Special Machines(2004 - 2009)
    Job Responsibilities:

    • Redesign the products in the existing product portfolio to expand the product portfolio width and depth
    • Develop and provide design and layout for the clients
    • Redesigning existing tools for enhanced efficiency and operational ease
    • Assist in development of the prototype and analyze the feedback critically for making changes in the primary design
    • Convert existing 2D designs into 3D using auto CAD drawing tools


  1. Crankshaft Wheel design and alignment
    Description: The crankshaft of the earth mover was re-designed for increased efficiency and ergonomics. Grooves and ribs were repositioned after it was decided to decrease the shaft length.

  2. Design development for a complete new concept for Research and development wing
    Description: The main job involved development of concept design for the new proposed earth mover by the R&D; department. The main focus was on multiplicity of the usage along with enhanced IT enabled features.


  1. Howard E. Metivier

    (Chief design engineer)

    Earth Tech Concrete and Soil Movers Pvt. Ltd.
    Athena St.
    Pennsylvania - 19008
    United States
    Tel: (215) 410 7789

  2. Sharon S. Kennedy

    (Sr. Design Engineer)

    JS Auto Wrecking Pvt. Ltd.
    18 Bessemer Ln.
    Mt. Pleasant
    Pennsylvania - 19213
    United States
    Tel: (215) 320 1104


I, Rebecca R. Rhode, declare that the information shared by me above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Signature: ####

Place: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDate: 12th December, 2011

The design engineer resume example given above can be referred to for drafting engineering resumes for other engineering design disciplines as well. The technical qualifications only need to be appropriately changed.

Inclusion of other details such as awards and achievements is at the discretion of the candidate, if the same are supportive to the candidature and relevant to the desired job profile.

We hope you find the information helpful in designing a job winning design engineer resume.

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