Kappa Search | Chicago Staffing Firms | Manufacturing Engineer Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago staffing agency that specializes in manufacturing, engineering, technical sales and technology recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a degreed manufacturing engineer with automotive experience for a Fortune 500 company.


  • Develop Manufacturing systems for corporate implementation
  • Design, specify, install and test 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 supervisors, engineers, skilled trades, etc. to meet customer needs
  • Specific assignment: Machining of automotive component


  • 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


B.S. – Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering