Houston engineering recruiting firm seeks a Mechanical Design Engineer

Kappa Search is a technical recruiting firm that focuses on engineering, technology, manufacturing and operations recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a degreed Mechanical Engineer as outlined below:


  • The incumbent will design and develop components and assemblies related to the production of capital equipment.
  • Will create layouts of the design concepts that are practical, robust, cost effective and aesthetically and ergonomically viable.
  • Originate all necessary product documentation including bills of material, test reports, and assembly, installation, and maintenance procedures.
  • Meet with management, staff, and team members to resolve product/project design issues.
  • Will be responsible for ownership of product integrity.
  • Responsible for monitoring prototype development including: assist in building, review of test results to assure proper functioning, and will perform redesigns as necessary.


  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
  • SolidWorks, FEA, GD&T
  • Must have knowledge of CNC machines
  • Prefer someone out of a domestic CNC builder but will consider other capital equipment- packaging machines, furnaces, automotive test equipment, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, etc.
  • Must have project management experience
  • Would prefer someone who knows- ball screws, linear guides, sheet metal, etc.