Chicago engineering recruitment agency seeks an Application Engineer

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading technical recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of engineering roles. Currently, we are seeking an Application Engineer. We are specifically looking for someone who can provide skill and expertise in support of the sales, marketing, and project domains. This person will need to have a thorough comprehension of various technical and commercial specifications and documents, such as sizing equipment and preparing proposals. He/She will need to provide adequate project and technical support to both company management and customers.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Thoroughly review & prepare technically accurate and commercially complete proposals
  • Work closely and smoothly with customers and sales representatives  to determine appropriate solution for an application
  • Accurately calculate preliminary equipment sizing
  • Develop relationships and work closely with engineers to improve application expertise
  • Travel, as needed or required, to various customer sites, trade shows, or industry meetings (10-20% travel)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience with application engineering (or related)
  • Proficient in most Microsoft Office software, such as PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Comprehension with complex technical documents
  • Great verbal and written communication skills