Chicago engineering recruiters seeks a Product Engineer with BSME

Kappa Search is a Chicago recruitment firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for a Product Engineer for a leading electro-mechanical products manufacturer. Responsibilities and requirements are outlined below.

Responsibilities:

  • The Product Engineer will work with all facets of new product development, manufacturing and product management.
  • Will assist in the design and development of the product in addition to interfacing with production and assembly.
  • The incumbent will deal with issues of develop, design for manufacturability, quality assurance, performance, reliability, serviceability and user features.
  • Will meet with prospects and customers to define new products and markets.
  • Works with Sales and Marketing to identify or confirm customer needs and critical deliverables.
  • Works with Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Quality Department to meet the quality and cost targets for current production products.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Several years experience with life cycle product development
  • Several years experience interfacing with manufacturing, quality, sales and marketing.
  • Experience dealing with technical customers.
  • Expertise with high-volume, electro-mechanical products.
  • Several years of design experience with sheet metal, injection molded plastics and stampings.
  • Several years experience with 3D CAD, preferably Solid Works or Pro/E.
  • Strong experience and knowledge of the consumer products industry.
  • Ability to lead a cross functional team in the development of new products

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