Houston engineering recruiting firm seeks a Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer

Kappa Search is a leading technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently hiring a full time, direct hire Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer for our client in the consumer products industry. The Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer will focus on electro-mechanical design, using knowledge of power transmission, materials and statics. The primary focus of this role will be CAD modeling, component design, BOM drafting and creation, and tolerance analysis. Additionally, the Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer will work regularly with members of electrical, test, and product engineering, as well manufacturing personnel, outside vendors, and documentation. The Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer will also assist in reviewing work of other group members, continuous improvement, training, and coaching.


  • 3D CAD modeling and design of molded plastics, sheet metal parts, and machined parts
  • Support design & engineering decisions; stress and load calculations & motion and dynamics studies
  • Oversee and ensure completion of assigned group engineering tasks
  • Promote best engineering practices
  • Align component and assembly design with best-cost manufacturing processes
  • Participate in failure analysis
  • Prepare technical presentations or white papers for all levels of management


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 7+ years experience
  • Extensive design and project development skills
  • Stress analysis
  • Pro-Engineer
  • Scheduling
  • Stamping, Shafts, Bearings, Plastic Parts