Engineering Recruiters | Product Engineering Job | Product Manager

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Product Engineer for a top client in the Chicago area.


The product engineer be in charge of supervising an engineering team.

The key components that this person will be working with are:

Internal Reporting:

Provide updates to management and staff on key programs

Represent customer product engineering requirements in plant level decisions

Product Management:

Generates competitive design concepts for new products

Defines product performance requirements and specifications

Insures that product drawings and layouts adhere to the model drawing formats

Adheres to Design Standards in creating concepts where possible

Where necessary, uses Design Manual to design unique applications

Develops DFMEA’s

Assists team in concept selection

Project Management:

Creates and maintains program plans through the use of Microsoft Project

Directs APQP process as required

Prepares and presents technical reports with conclusions and recommendations

Directs product testing through writing test requests, analyzing results drawing conclusions and writing test reports

Problem Prevention:

Evaluates, analyzes and initiates corrective action relative to design and performance

Performs failure analysis

Continually improves abilities to solve problems and understand more about the customer’s products

Supports 8D Problem Resolution Team

Makes permanent and irreversible changes to systems to prevent recurrence of problems following each 8D or 5P

Customer Relations:

Assists in completing RFQ’s

Assists in on-time delivery of prototype parts

Ensures customer requirements are defined and met

  • BS in engineering

  • 6 + years of experience in design for manufacturability

  • Strong communication skills