December 15, 2022
Hiring Manager’s Name
341 Company Address
Newark, CA, 95555
Dear [Mr./Ms./Mx.] [Hiring Manager’s Last Name],
My name is [your name] and I’ve been working with [previous employer] for the last [number of years] years. The description you’ve outlined for the mechanical engineer position at [company name] strongly matches my experience and qualifications, especially prototype design of industrial machine components. As such, I’m highly interested in joining your team.
I have a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from U.C. Berkeley and have worked as a mechanical engineer for [number of years] years. In my time at [previous employer] I was able to:
- Develop three prototype components of the SuperDrill 9000 that was commercially employed
- Act as lead machinist and component designer on four separate engineering products for [previous employer]
- Win “Best Machinist – Western Region” (nominated twice)
I’m aware that [company name] has been engaged in some exciting projects and initiatives in the industry in recent years, especially with [project name or activity]. As you can see, I’ve been involved in similar work and know I could greatly contribute to [company name]’s goals in the future.
Thank you for taking the time to read my application and for your consideration. I’d love to come in for an interview and am looking forward to hearing from you. I understand you have probably received a number of applications, so I’ll check in next week if I haven’t heard anything by then. Thank you again for your time and consideration.