Manufacturing Recruiters | Injection Molded Plastics | Manufacturing Engineer Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that focuses on engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and procurement recruiting and placement. One of our clients, an international medical device manufacturer, seeks a Manufacturing Engineer with injection molded plastics and sheet metal stampings expertise.


  • Manage the process development and testing of medical devices
  • Define internal medical device manufacturing process improvement opportunities
  • Oversee outside manufacturing development activities including design, qualification, and validation
  • Drive continuous process improvements with external contract manufacturers.
  • Manage process improvements and cost reduction on existing product lines.
  • Communicate on all key issues to associates, indirect reports, production operators and management.


  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing preferred
  • Several years experience in an FDA regulated industry
  • Process expertise with plastic injection molding, sheet metal fabrication, welding and metal stamping
  • Lean manufacturing expertise
  • SPC and/or Six Sigma is a plus
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems