Engineering Recruiters | Design Engineering Recruiter | BSME

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer for the following position.


  • Conduct research and create design proposals for projects
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) to design concepts.
  • Create concepts, performance, and production criteria.
  • Tests unit performance per standard procedure and test plan and publishes report
  • Completes release documentation
  • Improve product designs according to DFM or cost reduction
  • Design, model, and test prototypes for products.
  • Establish design briefs.
  • Identify and select materials needed for production.
  • Create parts lists.
  • List costs involved in production.
  • Make samples of working models for demonstration.
  • Plan marketing initiatives for product.
  • Negotiate appropriate production processes.
  • Travel to manufacturing plants to streamline processes.
  • Improve usability of an item.


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5 years product design experience
  • Sheet metal and/or injection molded plastics experience
  • 3D CAD modeling experience.