Manufacturing Recruiters | Mechanical Engineering Job | Packaging | Lamination

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that focuses on engineering, manufacturing, technology and supply chain recruitment and placement. One of our clients, an international leader in the high speed packaging industry, is recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer for the following opportunity.


  • The development of scope and cost estimates for projects
  • On time delivery of engineering projects, including scope and budget.
  • Project management including timely communication with management, other company departments, suppliers and contractors.
  • Management of equipment installation and retrofit projects.
  • Management of facilities construction and improvements.
  • The design of building systems, such as HVAC and chilled water systems.
  • Provide technical solutions to customers in the field, especially on mechanical engineering issues.


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering is required.
  • PE and/or PMP certification is preferred.
  • Several years of mechanical engineering and project management experience.
  • Industrial project management experience with million dollar + budgets in any of the following industries:
    • Printing
    • Lamination
    • Packaging

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Specific experience managing large scale projects in printing, packaging or lamination.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Interfaces easily with team members, key customers, senior management and other departments.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Mechanical equipment specification, design, procurement and delivery experience.
  • MS Office expertise.
  • AutoCad or related CAD expertise.
  • Operations and/or maintenance experience is desirable.