Engineering Recruiters | CAD | FEA | Product Design Engineering Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, design and operations recruitment and placement. One of our clients is actively recruiting for a Lead Mechanical Engineer as follows:


  • Will be reponsible for conceptual mechanical product design
  • Develops and maintains product design specifications and manufacturing documentation within cost constraints
  • Manages the mechanical design engineering staff
  • Develops and maintains schedules for new product designs
  • Plans personnel workload and schedules each job or project
  • Monitors engineering cost, product cost, and schedule of assignments
  • Coordinates between departments or assigned jobs and/or projects
  • Ensures that all documentation is complete, checked, and approved
    on assigned jobs or projects
  • Releases jobs on projects to production.
  • Acts as Mechanical Engineering liason in company meetings
  • Generates (ECOs) on jobs or projects
  • Develops the Mechanical Engineering aspects of quotes including the
    specification review with regard to mechanical design and
    documentation and estimating engineering design time to complete.
  • Assists in training and upgrading personnel for greater responsibility


  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, BSME
  • Several years experience with product design
    • 3-D CAD
    • Sheet metal design
    • Injection molding design
    • Packaging of electronic assemblies
    • Conducting FEA and CFD