Houston engineering recruiting firm seeks a Product Development Enginer

Kappa Search is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for a Product Development Engineer as outlined below:


  • The incumbent will be designing new equipment, identifying and designing equipment upgrades, specifying components, standardizing components when applicable, maintaining a materials list, standardizing procedures and documentation
  • Specifically, design of equipment- ethylene oxide sterilizers, steamers, boilers, vacuum systems, autoclaves, etc.
  • The company manufactures ethylene oxide sterilizers in house and contracts out production for custom equipment- boilers, steamers, etc.
  • Ideal candidate will have some CAD design experience (AutoCAD) but most of the actual detailed design/drafting work will be done by the CAD department.


  • BS Engineering (Mechanical Engineering preferred)
  • 7 -10 years experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience complying with strict safety/compliance regulations
  • 50% travel including international
  • Travel required as necessary to company’s sites (12 facilities in North America and 5 oversea), to contract manufacturers who make custom equipment for them.