Kappa Search | Chicago Recruiters | Mechanical Design Engineer Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiter that specializes in engineering, manufacturng, technical sales and project management recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer for a top client.


Leader in the development and production of electro-mechanical control products seeks a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to design and implement mechanical engineering solutions at the company’s site. The Lead Mechanical Design Engineer will:
  • Serve as the engineering department innovator of new technologies and products.
  • Upgrade the mechanical engineering talent within the organization.
  • Translate product requirements into mechanical design specifications
  • Develop and maintain mechanical design requirements and test plans, including subsystem interfaces
  • Develop manufacturing and quality procedures, assembly and test fixtures for designed systems
  • Work with manufacturing in developing and troubleshooting pilot projects
  • Manage mechanical engineering documentation for projects


  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years experience in the product development industry
  • Solid Modeling experience; SolidWorks preferred.
  • FEA Software Experience
  • Sheet metal design experience

Additional experience a plus:

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanism design experience