Product Development Engineer Employment | Mechanical Engineering Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, technology, manufacturing and supply chain recruitment and placement. One of our clients, an international leader in the design and manufacture of electro-mechanical commercial and consumer products, seeks several degreed mechanical engineers (BSME, MSME) for new product development.


  • Will be responsible for life cycle development of electro-mechanical and drive train products.
  • Responsible for conceptual design and performing engineering calculations to support product designs
  • Ensure product designs are functional and robust, designed for manufacture and safety.
  • Lead design reviews using FMEA and DFM.
  • Utilizes 3D CAD modeling for new product design and redesign of existing products.
  • Initiates feedback from customers and advises management on new product strategies.
  • Forms strategic partnerships with customers and suppliers where necessary.


  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering is required
  • Masters degree is a plus
  • 3 + years life cycle product development experience
  • Design of injection molded plastic parts
  • Sheet metal, stampings and mechanism design is desirable.
  • Design of drive train, gears, linkages and motors is beneficial
  • 3D modeling expertise ( SolidWorks, Pro/E Wildfire, CREO Elements etc.)
  • Experience in a medium or high volume manufacturing operation is a plus.