Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Safety Engineer

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, technical sales and supply chain recruitment and placement. One of our clients in the consumer products industry seeks a Safety Engineer as follows:
Seeking a Safety Engineer to provide compliance compliance with applicable laws, standards, regulations, clients’ specifications.This position is related to product safety and quality and works closely with cross functional team that will include clients product development teams, manufacuturing and engineering.

The position is responsible for assisting the client(s) in the planning, developing and directing quality and safety assurance initiatives, policies, and programs.

Provides safety consultative support to client(s) and their product development stakeholders.

Defines and may direct product testing and/or may recommend manufacturing processes.

Coordinate and ensure review of client(s) products.

Oversee the integrity, consistency, and timely delivery of the risk analysis and hazard prevention inspections.

Develop, write, and edit materials for manuals, instructions, and other product safety and quality related documentation.

Keep updated on all applicable product safety legislation, regulations and industry standards and report all updates.

Facilitate proactive product safety reviews in support of both new product introduction and existing product fulfillment activities and research safety related information.

Develop and deliver presentations as appropriate to all levels within the stakeholders’ organizations.


  • Bachelor’s of Science degree with majors in product engineering, product development, product quality and safety, manufacturing processes or closely related areas.
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Must be high energy and convey a “can do/will do” demeanor which inspires customer(s) and direct/indirect staff members trust and confidence.
  • Must be highly customer-centric minded
  • Experience in product safety
  • Requires flexibility and willingness for US domestic and International travel (If needed)