Industrial Engineer | Engineering Recruiter | Engineering Recruitment

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that specilizes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for an Industrial Engineer as outlined below:

 Primary Duties:

  • Streamlines manufacturing efficiency and performance through leadership and influence across the facility.
  • Manages manufacturing activities related to Six Sigma, EH&S, Quality Assurance processes, Kaizen events, and Lean Manufacturing(Value Stream Mapping)
  • Procurement of fixtures and equipment with emphasis on cost justification
  • Drives major projects, programs, and initiatives from planning through tactical execution
  • Improves processes through bottleneck and material flow analysis, optimize plant layout, use time and motion study, problem solving techniques, and innovative production studies
  • Reviews objectives and performance indicators to determine performance improvement needs
  • Performs Value Stream Analysis to target specific areas for improvement
  • Assists the facility’s development through improvement plans addressing business needs and implementing fundamental behaviors.
  • Establishes critical measures that will monitor improvement over time
  • Maintains EH&S regional and local record keeping and training per company policies and requirements.


  • BS Industrial Engineering or other technical/engineering discipline.
  • Business education is also acceptable with appropriate experience.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Hands on experience in application of Lean, Six Sigma and conducting Kaizen events.
  • In addition, knowledge of raw materials, production processes quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills and be able to utilize computer software; such as, intermediate level Excel, MS Word, Visio, Minitab, Power Point.