Houston technical recruiting firm seeks a Manufacturing Engineer.

May 8th, 2014

Kappa Search Inc. is the city of Houston’s leading technical recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of manufacturing and engineering roles. Currently, we are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer, or a candidate who is comfortable with a supervisory role, for our client located in the Houston area. We are specifically looking for someone out of the manufacturing of pumps or injection molding industry. This person will be responsible for refining already-existing manufacturing products as well as developing new products entirely. He/She will need to coordinate and initiate all activities involved in the creation, application, installation, and repair of those products. $90,000 – $100,000 Salary.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, plan and assign work, and address complaints and problems as they arise
  • Design rotors, stators, and tooling for manufacturing processes
  • Develops sketches or CAD drawings of product designs to customer expectations
  • Primary lead person to plan and direct production of prototypes and to ensure completion
  • Perform stress analysis and other calculations to test and predict performance of product(s)


  • B.S. (Bachelor of Science) in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering
  • Able to comprehend various scientific, technical, financial, and legal documents
  • Advanced mathematical and reasoning abilities for interpretation of data
  • Trips to remote field locations occasionally required (25% travel)


  • ISO 9000 or 9001, Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing experience
  • 3D CAD in SolidWorks experience
  • 5+ years of overall experience with failure analysis and inspection