Chicago engineering recruiting firm seeks a Design Engineer

Position: Design Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

Overview: Kappa Search, Inc. is a leading engineering recruiting firm based in Chicago that specializes in the permanent placement of candidates into manufacturing roles. We are currently looking to fill a Design Engineer position for our client situated in the Chicago, IL area. The Design Engineer will develop conceptual drawings as well as drawings concerning general arrangement, engineering, and manufacturing. They will also collaborate with project engineers and manufacturers, communicating with other departments.

Additional responsibilities Include:

  • Designing blueprints for manufactured products
  • Designing creative concepts
  • Making a bill of materials
  • Recording, supporting, and updating drawings and projects
  • Ascertaining a project’s needs and basic workings
  • Going over design and implementation concerns
  • Solving quality problems with fellow team members and other personnel


  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience with practical engineering or similar field
  • Familiarity with skid design and fabrication preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and 3D modeling
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Some understanding of piping, pumping system, instrumentation, machining, and high pressure vessels would be a plus