Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | CNC Manufacturing Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer with CNC machining expertise. Degree not required for this position. CNC programming experience is necessary.


  • Conducting feasibility study to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements affecting the make versus buy decision
  • The engineer will be responsible for developing cost and provide smooth new product implementation.
  • Will be responsible for developing processing concepts and design with follow up on build and implementation
  • Establishing process methods which meet performance and quality requirements
  • Developing a wide a variety of applications, including machining, grinding and finishing.
  • Responsible for developing quality plans, implementing SPC and working with QA to develop a barrier free work environment.
  • Developing project plans and schedules for work activities
  • Ability to effectively work within a team and cross functionally to expedite completion of critical project tasks
  • Demonstrates good written and verbal communication


  • Must be proficient in process development, CNC programming, CAD/CAM, Computer Aided Design Systems, and 3-D modeling software
  • B.S. in mechanical, industrial engineering, or other engineering science is preferred but not necessary.
  • 3+ years’ experience in manufacturing engineering Experience conducting capability studies
  • Experience establishing manufacturing process development Experience with design for manufacturing
  • Experience with LEAN and/or Six Sigma