Mechanical Engineer Resume Sample

Mechanical Engineer resume sample is a simplified version, giving you a basic outline to kick start ideas for your own resume.  You already understand the importance of selling yourself.  Delve deep into your work history and showcase any outstanding achievements i.e., you saved the company x amount of $$$ by implementing new procedures - something to that effect.

Use quantifiable proof mentioned above and opt for a professional, classic, and attractive layout.

Note that this Mechanical Engineer resume sample, indeed all these samples, are basic and in no way do they represent what your own resume could be and should be. With each example page, I add a quick “how-to” at the end that teaches you how to adjust these samples to make them your own.

Use these samples as inspiration to get you off on the right foot—and best of all, they are free.

I have also added a plain text version of the Mechanical Engineer resume sample below.

Richard Wells
Mechanical Engineer
89 Bovine Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, 43964
T: (+1) 65 480 3820

Highly experienced mechanical engineer specialising in the conceptualisation, creation, and servicing of new designs, with over three years’ experience in a senior role. Advanced skillset and knowledge of preferred programmes, with admirable efficiency and work ethic. 

  • The ability to successfully manage a team 
  • Overcoming obstacles in a challenging workspace 
  • Skilled in necessary computer programmes and technological support systems
  • Innovative in the conceptualisation of new products and their design processes
  • Meticulous and time-efficient when completing tasks


Even Works Solutions: Senior Mechanical Engineer (Jan 2017 – Aug 2020)

Managing a large team of engineers in the early stages of product innovation, design rollout and overseeing the effective testing of materials used. Ensuring the welfare of all employees is met through following the correct health and safety protocols.

Responsibilities included:

  • Alleviating errors and streamlining the production process from beginning to end
  • Up-skilling junior engineers in the preferred programmes and processes for assured optimal results

Forex Warehouse: Mechanical Engineer (Jun 2013 – Dec 2016)

Proactively exploring and analysing new solutions for product development and presenting the findings to management.

Responsibilities included:

  • Overseeing the production process, flagging process errors, and offering valuable solutions
  • Producing outputs of the highest quality through conscientious production techniques and patience


Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering


  • Reliability Engineer Certification
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning) Design Certification

10 Tips to Remember When Writing Your 
Mechanical Engineer Resume Sample

  1. Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
  2. You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
  3. Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
  4. Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
  5. Expand on your duties in detail. 
  6. Ensure the layout is attractive
  7. Write a compelling summary.
  8. Use bullet points.
  9. Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
  10. Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.

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