Chicago Recruiters | Manufacturing Recruiter | Manufacturing Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and quality assurance recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer with electronic products experience.


  • The candidate will define the strategy of electronics assembly process and implementation for consumer electronics, medical device and aerospace products.
  • Implement process improvements in unison with design engineers and operations.
  • Provide expert level knowledge related to electronic assembly processes such as SMT and Through Hole assembly processes.
  • Design, build, test, and qualify manufacturing line from concept, pilot to production deployment.
  • Qualify parts and processes with SPC.
  • Conceptualize and design various levels of automation.
  • Develop and maintain strong functional relationships across multidisciplinary teams to anticipate future manufacturing requirements.
  • Ensure robust manufacturability is achieved on all new production introduction.
  • Make sure all manufacturing processes achieve corporate through put, yield, quality, and uptime objectives.


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering. Mechanical or Electrical preferred.
  • 5+ years experience as a manufacturing engineer with PCB and/or SMT related products.
  • Lean manufacturing expertise
  • Continuous process improvement expertise