Chicago Recruiters | Plastic Injection Molding | Project Engineers

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement.
One of our clients is currently recruiting for a Project Engineer to support customers and manage new projects from design to production in their plastic injection molding business. The incumbent will report to the General Manager and will be responsible for:

  • Supporting sales by interfacing with customers.
  • Developing quotes and proposals for the efficient manufacture of parts, tools, fixtures and any other secondary operations.
  • Managing multiple projects/tasks to meet or exceed internal and external customers’ expectations
  • Participating in process improvement, lean, and 5S projects

Requirements:

  • Associates degree in engineering and a minimum of five years engineering and project management experience in the plastics injection molding industry
  • Demonstrated abilities to work in a fast paced environment with interruptions, using project management skills to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Proven technical and communication skills working with customers and in a team environment to solve problems
  • In-depth knowledge of plastic raw materials, tool and part design
  • Experience with product testing and evaluation
  • Strong computer skills to document and communicate processes that can be easily followed by internal team members

The following background would be a plus:

  • Bachelor’s degree in plastics or mechanical engineering and a minimum of five years of engineering and project management experience in the plastics injection molding industry
  • Experience with automation and robots