Engineering Recruiters | Design Engineers | Optical Design Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technical search firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. One of our clients in the consumer products industry seeks an innovative product design engineer with the following background.

A Project Engineer is responsible for development of electro-mechanical products and systems including responsibility for optical system performance parameters.
  • Performance verification and specification publication are elements of this position.
  • This position includes development of electro-mechanical systems meeting pre-defined performance specifications.

• Develop electro-mechanical systems to meet the requirements of a pre-defined product (outdoor lighting).
• Generate physical design specifications.
• Collaborate with engineering teams to implement production

• Work with others to develop optical designs.

• Develop performance specifications and coordinate with Marketing for publication.

• 2D design software knowledge (Auto Cad a plus)
• Evaluation techniques for performance and reliability desired.
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or 5 years minimum lighting design experience.
• Regulatory agency standard knowledge desired (UL/CE).
  • 3D Mechanical design software knowledge (Pro-E a plus).