Chicago engineering recruitment firm seeks a Senior Design Mechanical Engineer

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading engineering recruitment firm that specializes in the permanent placement of engineering roles. Currently, we are seeking a Sr. Design Mechanical Engineer for our client. We are specifically looking for someone who is able to contribute meaningful new concepts toward various engineering projects. This person should be decisive and should have excellent presentation skills when communicating with upper-level management. He/She will also need to take consistent initiative in ensuring the thorough completion of all projects from initial conception to production.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Initiate worst case analysis and assist in prototyping and troubleshooting efforts
  • Oversee completion of tasks from design creation to production launch
  • Collaborate with everyone from design firms to suppliers and engineering personnel
  • Support product testing and ensure proper requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • At least 5 years of Engineering experience (especially in design/project development)
  • Knowledge of Pro-Engineer tools for design purposes
  • Travel ability (domestic and international): 15%