Kappa Search | Chicago Manufacturing Recruiter | Maintenance Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiter that specializes in the recruitment and placement of engineering, manufacturing, sales and supply chain professionals. One of our high-growth clients is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineering professional as follows:

Maintenance Mechanical Engineer - help a great company expand!

We are looking for a high energy, very capable hands-on Mechanical Engineer to take ownership of all maintenance at a brand new facility. You will be maintaining complex chemical and mechanical processing equipment.

If you have experience as a maintenance engineer in a manufacturing environment, apply through this employment blog. This is an excellent opportunity to grow with a great company and contribute heavily to the future success of the company.

Equipment examples currently being installed:

  • Process piping
  • Heated vessels
  • Conveyors
  • Drying equipment
  • Rolling equipment (something similar to a paper manufacturing)

What you will be doing and what you will need for the job:

    • Perform evaluations on critical equipment based on condition monitoring data.
    • Review vendor equipment repair jobs, including quality control efforts and performance
    • Available to assist in equipment troubleshooting and failures with goal of minimizing or eliminating repeat equipment failure and process upset.
    • Establishes and monitors programs for critical equipment analysis and condition monitoring. Establishes, in conjunction with maintenance engineers, maintenance programs for critical equipment.
    • Communicate to Operations and Maintenance keeping them informed of progress made toward the resolution of high criticality concerns.
    • In alignment with reliability effort provide input into capital projects to ensure the controls meet the objectives of the operations.
    • Leads and facilitates failure investigation for critical equipment, generates reports, actions logs and follow-up in their closure
    • Develop and implement plans for continuous improvement of production equipment, processes, and process controls.

  • BSME or MSME 
  • Experience with maintaining complex mechanical equipment
  • Knowledge of manufacturing systems and processes.

Located in Chicago, Kappa Search Inc. emphasizes honesty and integrity coupled with prompt and professional customer service. Since being founded in 1992, Kappa Search Inc has used this formula to great success. Whether you desire a career change or need to staff a critical position within your organization, we are confident in our ability to satisfy your recruitment needs.      

 Key Words: BSME, MSME, chemical process, maintenance engineer