Anodizing Engineer | Technology Recruiter | Process Engineering Recruiter

Kappa Search Inc. (KSI) is a recruiting agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of engineering, manufacturing and technology professionals in a variety of fields. We are currently recruiting for a Sr. Mechanical Engineer with anodizing expertise.

Job Title: Surface Finishing/Anodizing Process Engineer

Location: San Jose, CA

Compensation: $100-150k

Our client is a large scale, and growing organization, looking for the best and brightest minds in the CNC field. They are looking for people with a strong skill set and background with Metal finishing and polishing. Their processes are high volume and they need experts in the field.


If you’re looking to go beyond the normal and start doing things that have never been done, this is the position for you. We’re looking for people with expertise with the ability, intellect and a risk taking personality to do things that have never been done.


The position is focused on process development but this position is heavily related to the actual design process.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Will develop and maintain metal finishing production processes for a high volume manufacturing operation.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of processes to assure the expected quality, on time delivery and cost efficiency of cutting edge products.
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves product processes for new and existing product lines.
  • Will work with Quality Assurance Engineers and Product Development Engineers to ensure efficient and proper manufacturing methods and product quality standards are met.
  • Write procedures and/or work instructions and train applicable personnel on new processes implementation and current process improvements.
  • Support departments with troubleshooting and correcting equipment issues.
  • Interact with vendors to procure equipment for new and current processes.
  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain new fixturing for new and existing product, to improve process capabilities.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Masters degree preferred
  • 10 years process experience with cutting-edge products
  • Several years experience with anodizing and metal electro- polishing processes.
  • Industry experience with high volume medical, aerospace and/or consumer products is preferred

Keywords: engineering, anodizing, manufacturing expert, polishing, surfacing, lapping, tumbling, surfacing engineer, surfacing manager.