Engineering Manager | Management Recruiters | Medical Products

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruitment firm that specializes in engineering, technology and management recruitment and placement. One of our clients in the medical device industry is currently recruiting for an Engineering Manager as follows:


  • The incumbent will provide manufacturing expertise and project deliverables to new product releases and insure timely transition into manufacturing, with consideration to robust design, cost effectiveness and process validation.
  • Will identify strategic cost reduction opportunities while improving quality and cost performance including automation opportunities, material selection and vendor qualification, and defect reduction. (Six Sigma, 7 step methodologies to be deployed)
  • Provide key engineering oversight to manufacturing change management activities thru execution and reporting of accurate, thorough and insightful test plans, protocols and reports consistent with company policies..
  • Oversee engineering documentation and specification preparation, submission and approval to insure accuracy and completeness.
  • Identify, deploy and report critical process control and monitoring methodologies.
  • Support, monitor and improve factory preventive maintenance procedures and results; seek and act on gaps or improvement opportunities
  • Lead and report progress of key projects using appropriate methodologies and sound engineering approach to ensure continuous and quantum improvement.
  • Ensure a safe and healthy work environment; seek and act on opportunities for improvement
  • Ensure staff is properly trained and are in compliance with company policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Science or other related technical degree. Masters Degree is a plus.
  • 8 – 10 years of manufacturing engineering experience supporting medical device manufacturing operations
  • Experience in medical device, pharmaceutical or other FDA regulated industry
  • Several years experience in engineering management.
  • Must have knowledge in finance and experience planning and maintaining department budgets and in analyzing and planning capital expenditures.
  • GMP/FDA/ISO regulations expertise.