Engineering Recruiter Seeks a Project Engineer with Oilseed Experience

Kappa Search is a technical recruiting company that specializes in operations, manufacturing, engineering and management recruitment and placement. Our client, a leader in the oilseed extraction industry, seeks a results-oriented Project Engineer with similar industry experience for an excellent growth opportunity.


  • Lead and assist on multiple projects including process engineering, design, project management, startup and inspection
  • Provide project management efforts from conception through final startup of multiple projects by meeting contract timelines
  • Track and minimize project costs
  • Assure proper design and purchase of equipment
  • Provide technical, field assistance or training for customers in maintenance, installation, operation and preparation of processes
  • Provide engineering design, R&D and sales support for press processes
  • Perform various engineering calculations and analyses related to process design and equipment sizing and selection


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous oilseed experience at a preparation/extraction plant is preferred
  • Grain and other solids handling experience are also beneficial
  • Prior experience in a sugar beet plant, paper mill or petroleum plant is helpful
  • Past experience with ADM, Cargill, Bunge are all a plus