Mechanical Design Engineer | CAD Design Recruiters | SolidWorks CAD

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and CAD design recruitment and placement. One of our clients seeks a Mechanical Design Engineer for a growth opportunity in Chicago.


  1. Responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and developing new solutions to support several consumer product lines
  2. Improvement to and maintenance of existing products
  3. Evaluate and test product designs to meet specifications and customer requirements per engineering procedures.
  4. Research new materials/processes to improve product performance and reduce manufacturing costs.
  5. Support production as required.

The product development engineer typically performs the following activities:

  • Conceptual Product Design
  • Engineering calculations
  • CAD model development
  • FEA
  • Tolerance studies
  • Product performance testing



  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 3D CAD modeling, SolidWorks preferred
  • FEA preferred