Machine Tool Applications Engineer | CNC Machine Tool Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for an Applications Engineer with 5-Axis milling and turning expertise.


  • Studies and trains on machining processes for customer applications to assist new machine tool sales or installation and training of recently sold machines
  • Assists with the setup and demonstration of machines for customers at the company’s facility or in the field.
  • Will install new or modified CNC operated precision milling and turning machines at customer’s facility to ensure full functionality according to applications and specifications
  • Assists in the preparation of time studies, proposals, and presentations for CNC machine tool sales purposes
  • Performs acceptance testing and runoff of machines in the company’s facility and/or the customer’s plant
  • Will gain experience and knowledge by hands-on experience and continuing education classes.
  • Will assist with customer training
  • Regularly performs expected job duties with readily available assistance and uses well–established techniques, procedures, or specific standards described in manuals or other sources


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering preferred
  • Several years experience with 5-Axis milling and turning machines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be willing to travel to customer sites