Kappa Search | Employment Agencies | Design Engineering Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. (KSI) is a Chicago area recruiting agency specializing in the placement of engineering, manufacturing, technical sales and operations professionals in a variety of fields including aerospace, automotive, energy and medical products. We are actively recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer as follows:Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Elmhurst, IL
Compensation: $45,000-55,000

Our client is a leading supplier of products to industry and is looking to add several Mechanical Designers to their engineering team. If you are looking to join a quality engineering organization with the ability to grow, this is the place.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and perform design work to fulfill project requirements and achieve target dates


  • Prepare and review design concept drawings for equipment using input from various technical disciplines
  • Prepare and review detailed fabrication drawings to be used by manufacturers to fabricate equipment
  • Assist engineers with their responsibilities for an accurate and timely execution of projects
  • Please review other requirements below and if you are interested in hearing more about this position please send us your resume with contact information.



  • BSME or other engineering discipline
  • Excellent attention to detail and capable of producing error-free documents
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge, application and understanding machining and manufacturing principles.
  • Knowledge of engineering design practices and principles (e.g. interference checks, tolerance stack-ups, fits, GD&T)
  • Experience working with engineers and fabricators to develop designs and drawings
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and complete work in a timely fashion with minimal supervision
  • Minimum of 2 years experience using CAD software to create both 3D solid models and 2D detailed drawings. 
  • 3-D Cad experience – Solidworks, Pro-E and Inventor


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