Chicago engineering recruitment agency seeks a Project Engineer

Position: Project Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

Overview: Kappa Search, Inc. is a leading technical recruiting firm based in Chicago that specializes in the permanent placement of candidates into manufacturing roles. We are currently looking to fill a Project Engineer position for our client situated in the Chicago, IL area. The Project Engineer will work autonomously to finish engineering assignments by consolidating and regulating each project’s development. They will also need to create and usher various types of skids, lances, pope headers, pump systems, and other products from conception to commission while working with customers, sales teams, design engineers, manufacturers, buyers, and retailers in order to resolve various issues and complaints.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing and organizing project goals while making note of requirements
  • Supervising projects from conception to production
  • Ascertaining product objectives
  • Calculating engineering figures
  • Determining project necessities and resources
  • Designing workable descriptions and diagrams
  • Creating 2D and 3D designs by utilizing Inventor or AutoCAD
  • Assigning projects that have mechanical and electrical functions


  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, preferably Mechanical
  • 2+ years of real-world experience in the manufacture engineering field
  • 1+ years of experience supervising projects
  • Some familiarity with Microsoft Project Management software would be a plus