Applications Engineer | Chicago Recruiters | Engineering Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that focuses on engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. One of our clients, an international industrial products manufacturer, seeks an Applications Engineer for the following position.


  • Provide technical and commercial technical sales support to regional sales managers for pump and valve products.
  • Travel to customer facilities to give product presentations and technical training.
  • Clarify the product, application and service requirement from the customers and relay the information to regional sales managers.
  • Prepare the cost calculation sheets, price quotations, and technical documents to submit to the customers in chemical and petrochemical industries.
  • Give technical consultation on the products & their application to the customers, coordinate with the oversea plants and plants worldwide.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical preferred.
  • Several years of experience in any of the following capacities: sales engineer, technical support, product engineer or applications engineer
  • Expertise with pump or valves would be a plus.
  • Be a self-starter and a good self-learner for new things.
  • Good interpersonal, coordination skills and negotiation skills
  • Experience with customer interface, especially key customers.
  • Possess systematic, analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Possess time management and organziational skills. Ablility to multi-task
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications