Product Development Engineer Employment | Chicago Design Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting firm that offers retained search and contingency recruitment services. Our areas of focus are engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain recruitment and placement.

Our client, an international industry leader in the manufacture of mechanical components and products, seeks a Product Development Test Engineer. This position will work with the product design team on both existing and new products.

-  Make design recommendations for continuous improvement of existing porducts and for the development of new products
-  Resolve technical problems and submit patent applications with new ideas
-  Develop quality test programs to keep in line with ISO standards
-  Evaluate data for accuracy and to determine the need for further product testing
-  Help and direct lab technicians to set-up and test machines
-  Communicate with the internal Engineering, Sales, Quality, and Manufacturing departments to go over all product issues

- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred
- Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, or similar technical degree acceptable with specific experience
- Product development and testing knowledge and experience
- At least 2 years in a manufacturing/industrial environment
- Strong written and oral communication skills
-  Energetic, outgoing and positive personality, ability to work well with others
-  Several years experience in a product development or design engineering role preferred