Mechanical Engineering Manager – FEA | CFD | Electronic Packaging

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and management recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for a Mechanical Engineering Manager as outlined below.


  • Will manage mechanical design engineers,  FEA and material specialists and CAD drafting personnel.
  • Serve as lead technical expert on complex design assignments.
  • Assist in the evaluation of new product development opportunities and report findings to management.
  • Will ensure that customer’s design, performance and documentation requirements are met
  • Initiate and participate in concurrent engineering efforts
  • Create and evaluate conceptual designs
  • Oversee and direct testing efforts to meet company product quality standards and customer performance requirements.
  • Stay current with technology as to ensure knowledge of new product design & analysis tools and manufacturing methods.


    • Management experience with Mechanical Engineers or Mechanical Designers
    • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, BSME. MSME preferred.
    • Packaging of electronic assemblies – most important
    • FEA and CFD expertise
    • Product design
    • 3-D CAD with SolidWorks or Pro/E
    • Sheet metal design
    • Injection molding design