Houston engineering recruitment agency seeks (2) Sr. Materials Engineers

Kappa Search is an engineering recruiting firm, specializing in the permanent placement of engineering, manufacturing and supply chain professionals. We are currently hiring two Senior Materials Engineers. The Materials Engineers will be in either Metals or Polymers, and will be responsible for expanding the knowledge of the material by applying general materials engineering principals to all stages of the development processes. The Materials Engineer will also support the product development team in design, development material analysis/selection and technical guidance. He/She will also play a vital role in technical support of establishing and troubleshooting manufacturing processes, failure analysis, and field failures.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Research and search for advancement in materials and processes that will drive performance and cost reduction
  • Conduct and report failure analysis
  • Develop routine tests and analysis of materials
  • Provide technical reports
  • Establish internal materials assessments/evaluations
  • Write and maintain engineering work instructions and standards


  • BS in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, or other related field
  • 10+ years experience (5 with MS)
  • Process support and troubleshooting experience
  • Knowledge of the materials manufacturing processes
  • Read and understand CAD assemblies/drawings
  • Experience working with a test lab for support on analysis