Engineering Recruiters | Manufacturing Engineer Job | Metal Forging

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical search firm that specializes in the recruitment and placement of engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain professionals. We are actively recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer with forging expertise as outlined below:


  • Make process and machine improvements to maximize press efficiency
  • Utilize 3D CAD software to prepare drawings for tooling and forge products.
  • Create or modify job procedures to improve operator effectiveness and efficiency
  • Enforce operating procedures to ensure the highest quality yielded from the press
  • Assist in the installation of new forging equipment
  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues on the forging presses
  • Help perform preventative maintenance on forging equipment
  • Assist Process Engineers developing new product
  • Assist Engineering in making design changes that will maximize part efficiency and reduce quality defects at the press
  • Help make design changes to improve die life and improve the efficiency of the press
  • Help implement the lean and 5s objective of the company
  • Understanding mechanical warm forging presses and how to properly maintain them
  • Analyzing microstructure, grain flow, and hardness results.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field is required.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in forge manufacturing processes, quality principles and various manufacturing strategies.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a high volume manufacturing forged parts environment.