Chicago manufacturing recruitment agency seeks a Process Engineering Manager

Position: Process Engineering Manager

Compensation: $81,000 – $101,200

Overview: Kappa Search, Inc. is a leading manufacturing recruiting firm based in Chicago that specializes in the placement of manufacturing and management candidates into permanent roles. We are currently looking to fill a Process Engineering Manager position for our client situated in the Kenosha, WI area. The Process Engineering Manager will direct manufacturing procedures and create modern technological designs that optimize production value. They will also manage their department and guide them in the development of new technologies while assessing costs, quality, and feasibility.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Offering support and advice in order to maintain and improve manufacturing procedures
  • Giving insight in regards to bettering designs, designating retailers, and performing qualification activities
  • Determining that department resources are properly distributed to project teams
  • Creating and analyzing data design in order to ensure quality and cost effectiveness
  • Analyzing designs, procedures, risks, root causes, and safety
  • Offering technical support to various departments, if necessary
  • Writing and assessing technical reports, regulation documents, and technical research
  • Willing to travel if needed


  • B.S. or M.A. in Chemical Engineering
  • 8+ years related experience, with 3+ years leadership experience
  • Process design experience with API appreciated
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent technical engineering and design knowledge
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and statistical analysis
  • Expertise Solidworks, AutoCAD, etc. preferred
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing techniques