Kappa Search | Chicago Staffing Agency | Materials Engineer Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago staffing agency that specializes in the recruitment and placement of engineering, technology, manufacturing, sales and supply chain professionals. One of our clients currently seeks a Materials Engineer as outlined below.    

The incumbent will provide metallurgical support to Manufacturing and QA departments by conducting metallographic and SEM analysis. Conducts various metallurgical projects. Prepares corresponding documentation and reports.

  • Conducts material reverse engineering projects including metallurgical evaluation of OEM products
  • Provide metallurgical support to Manufacturing and Quality departments by conducting SEM analysis
  • Provide support to Metallurgical Lab.
  • Assist in and conduct metallurgical development projects.
  • Adhere to and promote Corporate Code of Ethical Standards
  • Ensures compliance with Company IPM/QPM and ISO-9000 quality requirements


  • Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering or Material Science. 
  • 1-5 years of experience or equivalent experience. 
  • Knowledge and experience of metallurgical process and material characterization methods. 
  • Experience with SEM. 
  • Knowledge superalloys is preferred.