Kappa Search | Chicago Recruiters | Manufacturing Engineer Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiter that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, technical sales and operations recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer with automotive industry experience.


  • Develop cutting edge Manufacturing systems for global production.
  • Design, specify, validate and install new equipment and tools globally
  • Lead the design, development, and improvement of manufacturing processes
  • Utilize project management skills to plan and execute assigned projects; manage budget as required
  • Estimate lead time and cost of capital equipment
  • Understand & lead safety/ergonomic requirements
  • Communicate with all stakeholders, supervisors, engineers, skilled trades, etc. to meet customer needs
  • Specific assignment: Machining of automotive component

Job Requirements:

  • 5 years previous experience with tool and equipment build or equivalent project management experience
  • Working knowledge of machine, tool design
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, and electrical controls
  • High level of analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Knowledge of Problem Solving Techniques (ie: Shainin/Six Sigma)
  • Knowledge of GD&T
  • Global Travel required


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, BSME