Today’s engineering teams face game-changing competitive and management challenges — and SRI’s engineering recruiters understand the stakes. Successful engineering staffing is based on finding talent that delivers — under strict time constraints and within tight budgets.

SRI engineering recruiters specifically seek out engineering contractors and candidates with cross-functional experience. Strong project management skills, sustainable design expertise and adaptability to today’s lean manufacturing environments are essential. Learn how SRI can help fill your open engineering jobs.

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A number of our engineering recruiters bring first-hand perspective to their engineering recruiting. With first-hand knowledge of today’s industry trends, like social and environmental responsibility, they’ve created a portfolio of the best candidates for your consideration.

Start your search by reviewing the SRI prescreened engineering contractors and candidate profiles below.

Controls Engineering professional (M. Sc. Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc. Natural Sciences and Mathematics Faculty) with more than 20 years of experience in an Automation SCADA/HMI/DCS/PLC, System Integration, Validation and Development Environment. In-depth knowledge of all phases of analysis, design, troubleshooting, data modeling, and development; excellent programming knowledge, skills and talents, using high-level structured languages. Experience in software design and development of distributed, client/server applications and water treatment.

Engineering professional (B. S. Mechanical Engineering) with twenty-two years of experience in manufacturing and quality assurance. Proven ability to meet strict production deadlines in an ever-changing environment.

Tool and Die Engineer, Supervisor and Planner. Results-driven and dedicated tooling professional with the ability to drive manufacturing efforts and achieve production goals by providing strong, consistent leadership. Offer successful career in product development, manufacturing, and quality assurance with special emphasis on tool design and build, and prototyping. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Clear focus on organizational growth and success.

Talented Quality Engineer (MS: Quality Engineering and Management, BS: Industrial Technology, AS: Engineering Technology, Emphasis: Mechanical Design) with extensive training in the areas of Six Sigma, Quality Systems, Engineering Management, and Lean Principles. Has a strong desire to utilize skills to optimize manufacturing capability and to develop world class product/service quality. Dedicated to expanding knowledge in the area of quality as it relates to the manufacturing and service industries. Has demonstrated strong team leadership skills and the ability to manage large projects.

Senior Engineer (MBA, Ph.D. in Thesis, M.S. in Thesis, B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering) who has comprehensive R&D experiences including new technology development based on managing various projects and organizations. Skilled in a virtual prototyping development, quality controls, quantitative verifications, technology databases, and technology collaboration. Knowledge of an interdisciplinary academic background: Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, and Business Administration.

Mechanical Design Engineer (Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; MSME Studies – CAE Emphasis) with 30 years of experience in Mechanical Design Engineering, Surface & Curve Development within Models, Cable/Harness Routing & Diagram, Structural Design, Mechanisms, Turbo Machinery, Pumps, E/M Packaging, Sheet Metal Structures, Chassis & Cabinet Design, and Weldments. Electro/Optic Design, Tooling/STE, Aircraft/Satellite Structural Components & Documenting Designs using ASME Y14.5 Stds. Over 75K hours of extensive Pro/ENGINEER & Creo Elements & Creo View, Windchill 10.0. CAE Product Development Expert.

14-year experienced Journeyman Machinist (4-year Journeyman Tool and Die) experienced in low production CNC machining with complicated & intricate setups. Program, setup and operate CNCs. Programmed CNCs using Surfcam and also manually type G&M codes at machine. Have some conversational experience, read and interpret prints, and make technical calculations. Have used the following CNC machines: VMC tree 1060, 1050, 1050E with Fanuc & Siemens Controls, Haas VF-5 & 6 CNC milling machines and lathes (minor CNC lathe experience), manual lathes, Okomoto grinders, automatic/manual grinders, proto track equipped Bridgeports, Makino SL33, YCM, Hass and manual. Productive in work and quality. Very dependable, hard worker.

Experienced Design Engineer (AS, Mechanical Design) involved managing small and big budget projects, running costing, DFM meetings involving different departments, marketing, sales, tooling, automation, foreseeing patent reviews, and experience with 3d software such as Solidworks, Pro-engineer, Autocad, and others. Use of Microsoft Office for cost spreadsheets, PDM workflow, PCR, NPO, PPD creation and running stress analysis.

Enthusiastic Quality / Component Engineer / Leader (Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering) with a history of showing > $5.5M in cost savings. Expertise in supplier and product assembly quality, yielding improved relationships, performance, and cost. Adept in Failure Analysis methods, utilizing lab equipment, writing reports, and attaining CA at the source. Leader in component quality and applications, change management, and inventory reduction. Energetic professional with demonstrated skills in multicultural work environments, leading teams, persistent focus on company goals and customer needs, negotiating, and delivery of cost effective solutions. Six Sigma, and Lean Daily Management trained.

CI Design Engineer (Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering) with 3 years of experience in an engineering setting. Extensive knowledge using Creo and proficient in other CAD software such as Auto Desk Inventor and Auto CAD. Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, Word, and Outlook. Strong team player and effective communicator; ability to work with management and other departments to create solutions. Self-motivated, detail-oriented, with excellent comprehension and retention.

Manufacturing Engineer (Bachelor of Science, Associate of Science, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt) with 20+ years in Testing, Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing, Tooling, and Project Management. 7 years as Program Manager leading cross-functional teams in development and process improvement. Former Secret Clearance holder.

Innovative Manufacturing Engineer (BSIE) with extensive experience in developing and documenting processes, improving manufacturing efficiency, and establishing standard procedures. Expertise in: Production Support, Lean Manufacturing Concepts, Assembly Process and Tool Design, Mechanical Design Support, IPC J-STD-001, and ERP/MRP experienced.

Engineering Manager (B.S. Industrial Technology and Operations Management) with 25+ years’ experience in a plumbing manufacturing industry which involves heavily on mentoring/management in a quality, design, and production support role. Responsibilities have included training/mentoring of new and existing teams (NPD, ISO, Production etc.), implementation of new policies & procedures, and technical support issues. Experience has led to a thorough understanding of providing engineering and design mentoring/training, providing outstanding support in all facets of manufacturing (quality, production, manufacturing, Lean programs, Kaizen events and project management) with a strong knowledge of relationship gathering both in a team or a vendor situation.

A certified Project Manager and Engineer (Bachelor of Electronics Engineering Technology) with 20 years of experience working with global cross-functional teams. Team leadership experience also includes vetting of international suppliers, quality reviews, and coordination of all NPI/NPD program activities from product conception to production release. Professional experience includes design, component selection and procurement, prototyping, manufacturing support, compliance, and vendor and customer support.

Certified NCEES Licensed Engineer in Training (Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, currently pursuing a double master in Business Administration and International Trade). Detail-oriented Chemical Engineer with 5 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. A strong team player that motivates others to achieve optimum production. Always embrace the ideas of others and nurture innovation. Fast learner that grasps the essence and can change course quickly when indicated. Exceed customer expectations and maintain high levels of client satisfaction. Experience in development and execution of Installation and Operational Commissioning protocols. Trained in Emergency Hazardous Waste Management (HAZMAT). Strong knowledge of Aspen Plus and DeltaV Software. Completely fluent in English and Spanish, both written and oral.

Supplier Quality Engineer (BSME in Machine Technology; SSBB, Lean Mfg.; Certified Quality Engineer [CQE], and Certified Quality Auditor [CQA]) with 15+ years of experience with quality, manufacturing and design roles in aerospace/aircraft, automotive, wind turbine drive train gears and healthcare / biomedical industry. Experience with Project Management, New Product Development, ISO-9001, AS9100, TS16949, TQM, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Disciplined Problem Solving process (DMAIC, 8D, 5 Why, etc.), Root Cause Analysis, CAPA, Continuous Improvement, 5S, Kaizen, VOC, Control Plans, Sampling Plans and other quality tools and techniques. Expertise in monitoring receiving, first piece, in process and final inspection. Proven ability to perform complex tolerance studies using GD&T and other quality, engineering, and manufacturing documents, as well as reviewing design changes, existing processes and tooling for quality and manufacturing impact, and to identify opportunities for improvement followed by their analysis, development, and implementation. Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in managing quality, manufacturing and designing teams and processes, as well as successful transition of new product from development to production.

Highly motivated Lead Mechanical Engineer (M.Sc. Biomedical [Electrical] Engineering, M.Sc. Aero-Astro Engineering, B.Sc. Aero-Astro Engineering) who thrives on taking on challenging, complex design projects. Innovative, hands-on Mechanical Designer with vast experience in aerospace and automotive designs such as turbines, exhaust emissions control, complex rotary equipment, automotive powertrain, and machine design. An accomplished, pioneering and talented design leader who understands the scope of intricate projects and efficiently drives the engineering team through all the tasks from initiation to completion. Veteran design leader, talented in conceiving creative custom design solutions. Disciplined Engineer who utilizes proven Six Sigma design approaches. Superior communicator who has accompanied sales leaders and effectively engaged with sophisticated clientele while instilling confidence in the appropriate stakeholders to increase closing ratios on many successful deals and contracts that deliver outstanding returns. Professional credentials include extensive innovative hands-on design experience, engineering team management, improved manufacturing technologies, training, mentoring and education, program and account management, supply chain management, and sales and service support. Recognized as a strategic thinker and manager of design projects that have resulted in exceptional levels of performance, resulting in extraordinary bottom line profits and improved organizational excellence. Known for accuracy, thoroughness and attention to details that quickly formulates clear and viable solutions. A do-what-it-takes attitude that brings people, organizations, and teams together to produce results, ultimately winning the hearts and minds of stakeholders.

Manufacturing Professional (Bachelor of Science [B.Sc.] in Mechanical Engineering) with a proven talent for aligning business strategy and objectives with established and emerging engineering and project management paradigms to achieve maximum operational impacts with minimum resource expenditures. Growth-focused leader with expertise spanning quality control, product distribution, inventory management, production optimization, product development, technology solutions, cross-functional team leadership, performance assessment, client relationship management, and project management. Exceptional engineer with keen interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, as well as policy development expertise.

Quality Assurance Supervisor with over 15 years of experience in manufacturing and packaging environments. Responsibilities have encompassed employee management, implementing operational procedures, and quality control systems. Background mainly focused in chemical industry, epoxy-adhesives, film-paperboard lamination, and rotogravure-lithography printing. Experience has led to thorough knowledge of databases, Excel spreadsheets and SPC Software.

Performance-driven Mechanical Engineer (BSME) with 3 years of working experience in complex problem solving expertizing in GDT per ANSI/ISO standard. 5 years as a result-driven and detail-oriented engineering professional accomplished in design and development specializing in Solidworks, Pro/E and AutoCAD. Recognized for explicit, cogent, and lucid communication skills in both internal and external organization venues. Attention to detail and skilled in engineering control methods in aspects of Quality Management System to ensure timely and accurate flow of production cycle for manufacturing design products.

Experienced Lead Control Systems Engineer, Project Manager, and Engineering Group Manager (Bachelor of Science Degree, Chemical Engineering) with over 16 years of automation project experience in team management, project management, team technical lead, and team contributor roles as both an end user and a control system supplier. Currently focused on managing automation projects ranging in value from $25K to more than $5M that combine engineering services and products to deliver world class solutions in a safe and efficient manner to customers in a wide variety of industries on schedule and on budget. Plant experience as a chemical production engineer and as a controls engineering manager providing additional insight during all project phases from project scope development, system architecture design, detailed design, configuration, and commissioning/start-up.

Mechanical Engineer (B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering) with two years of experience working as a Designer in the industrial automation industry. Proficient in the use of SolidWorks for machine design as well as machine testing and validation.

Innovative Business / Technical Leader and Engineering Manager (Graduate Certificate, Electric Machines, Drives and Controls; MS in Engineering Science; BS of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering) with a track record of success in achieving incremental growth, optimizing system designs, streamlining operations and directing technical and talent resources. Accomplished in innovating product design solutions to gain entry into new markets, creating synergy between multifunctional areas to achieve strategic business goals, combining engineering expertise with managerial capabilities, and reducing costs and increasing reliability through design simplification. Technical leader with strategic business acumen.

Facilities Project Engineer (BSME) with 21+ years of overall experience in the MEP industry for design, construction, and application of HVAC equipment and systems, piping and plumbing systems for industrial, institutional and commercial facilities. 17 years of experience in design, facilities engineering, design management, and project management/implementation in a timely manner. 12+ years of experience successfully managing customers/clients.

Chief Engineer Engine Engineering and Powertrain; successful Engineering Management executive (Doctor of Engineering; MS, Mechanical Engineering; BS, Mechanical Engineering) with experience in the automotive & commercial engines, medical devices, and defense industries. Highly developed managerial, technical and communication skills through assignments in Product Development, R&D, Program Management, and Manufacturing. Fluent in Spanish, with knowledge of Italian and Portuguese.

A results-oriented Manufacturing Engineer (BS, Mechanical Engineering) with over twenty years of chemical/food industry experience. Proven strength in product development and implementation of capital projects. Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills. A team builder effective in partnering with all levels of the organization. Conversant with OSHA and EPA requirements, conducted classroom training in food safety.

A quick-learning, hands-on Mechanical Engineer (Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering) with a strong desire to learn, with aerospace design, testing, and project engineer experience. Extensive experience using Autocad, Inventor, Vault, Agile and Microsoft Office Suite with some experience in Creo, Solidworks, Windchill, SAP and Microsoft SharePoint. Authorized to work in the US for any employer.

CAD Draftsman – Piping Specialization (Associates of Applied Science in Culinary Arts) with experience and education as a Piping Designer. Has active TWIC Card. Basic Computer Aided Design (Autodesk AutoCAD 2012-2015). Skills: Technical Drafting/Hand Drafting, Structural Drafting, Pipe Drafting I, Instrumentation Drafting, Advanced Piping, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), 3D Modeling (NX), TeamCenter, and Microstation.

Experienced System Engineer (PhD in Physics and Optoelectronic Devices, BS in Electrical Engineering) with a proven track record in combining technical engineering expertise with business acumen in order to balance cost, risk, schedule, and other practical customer needs. Looking to utilize entrepreneurial spirit, technical leadership, and organizational skills to develop innovative solutions that exceed expectations. Authorized to work in the US for any employer.

Highly motivated and efficient Design Engineer (Associates Degree in Computer Aided Drafting) with an emphasis of loyally bringing design in-house, while creating cost- and time-effective assembly and manufacturing solutions utilizing new and exciting design technologies.

Degreed, Senior Controls Engineer, BSME/MS Bio Engineering with a P.E. in Georgia. Seasoned automation Project Manager with experience supervising multiple simultaneous projects with short delivery times. Experienced in bringing projects experiencing challenges back on schedule and budget. Interfaces with customers, manages vendors, contractors, and system integrators (coworkers & competitors) to deliver the best product possible in the shortest time with the lowest cost. Experienced troubleshooter capable of identifying proximate and root causes as well as identifying and communicating multiple potential solutions and their merits and drawbacks. Committed to being a responsible and accountable engineer and to fostering an atmosphere of high-quality engineering.

Degreed Engineering Manager, Injection Molded Plastics (Bachelors of Science, Chemical Engineering) with over 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in the plastics industry from design reviews and CAD work through program management, customer and vendor interaction, engineering sales support, and engineering department management. Experience has led to thorough knowledge of SolidWorks, Solid Edge, IQMS MRP/ERP Software. With additional experience utilizing tools such as: APQP, DFM, DFA, PFMEA and Control Plan development, PPAP, TS 16949/ISO 9000:2008 audits and Quality System procedure development, Lean Manufacturing principles, Ford 8D problem resolution. Bilingual (Spanish).

Degreed Engineering Manager (BSME, MSME, P.E.) with 20 years’ experience working in the Compressor and Blower Manufacturing industry. Responsible for the facility budget, R&D, Outside Services and personnel.

Degreed (Masters of Science, Packaging Science) Packaging Engineering Manager; Certified Packaging Professional (CPP). A results-driven packaging engineering professional possessing more than 10 years of manufacturing experience and 6 years of corporate packaging engineering experience. Responsibilities include capturing cost savings through package standardization, material down gauging and other creative means on a large scale for several manufacturing facilities. Experience has led to thorough knowledge of the following Packaging Materials and Processes: Materials: Corrugated, Flexible Bagging, Tubs, Lids, Pails, Shrink Films, Thermoformed Trays, PP, PET, LDPE, HDPE, Bio Additives, Bio-Resins, High Barrier Laminates; Packaging Equipment: Rewinders, Ultra Flow wrappers, Hayseen, Omegas, Horizontal Form Fill & Seal; Software: AutoCad, TOPS Pro and MAPS (packaging Repository); and Processes: Injection blow molding, Extrusion blow molding, In Mold Labeling, Flexo Printing.

Degreed Quality Engineer (Bachelor of Science; CIMT – Computer Integrated Manufacturing Engineering Technology) with 10 years of manufacturing experience. Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Degreed Electrical Engineer with 15 years of Engineering Management experience within the aviation / aerospace industry. Responsible for day to day operations of the F-22 Avionics Lab ($4M budget) performing Integration of all Avionics Subsystems testing prior to AC installation, coordination with 10 different IPTs, strategic planning and reducing hours required to test/deliver fully functional Avionics to the production floor to meet schedule. In charge of approximately 8 engineers, 3 on-site vendor representatives and 2 hourly personnel. Also overseeing a large volume of engineering projects with varying degrees of complexity, schedule production and delivering products under budget and within an allocated timeframe. Experienced with Oracle databases, Lean thinking, Six Sigma certified; flight test support and lab environment.

Degreed General Manager (B.S. Mechanical Engineering) with extensive experience in the operations of a manufacturing facility. Broadly diversified expertise in startups, safety, turnarounds, Kaizen/Lean, logistics, production scheduling, inventory control, quality, EBITDA, monthly metrics, and statistical analysis. Monitors all action items very closely to assure timely completion. Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish, as well as minimal knowledge of German. Provides extra effort to keep up with new technology and changing markets. Proven track record of success in the following areas: Kaizen and Lean Trainer and implementer using the Toyota Production System (TPS); Lean Manufacturing, TAKT Times, Line Balancing, JIT, Kaizen, Zero Defects, SMED, Ergonomics; World Class Manufacturing, including Poka Yoke, Kan Ban, Pull Systems, Visual Factory, 5S; Statistical Process Control, Statistical Problem Solving, Six Sigma, and Taguchi D.O.E.; Process Flow Charts, FMEAs, Control Plans, TS-16949, ISO-14001, ISO-9000, and AS-9100; and Problem Solving Techniques, including PRR, TOPS, 8-D, 7-Step, 5 Whys, Fast Response.

Degreed Engineer (BSME) and Quality Expert with extensive hands-on experience developing and improving processes in fast-paced manufacturing environments. Leads technical teams while solving problems, promoting efficiency, containing costs and improving safety. Works productively with cross-functional groups and skillfully manages relationships with clients, colleagues and suppliers worldwide. Areas of expertise include: Product Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, Vendor Management. ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Auditor, ISO, GM Red X Master (GM’s Highest Technical Problem-Solving Certification), Lean Manufacturing, PFMEA, Engineer in Training (EIT).

Plant Manager / Manufacturing Engineering Manager (BSME) with extensive experience in manufacturing, operations, plant management, engineering and project management in Vinyl Extrusion, Aluminum Extrusion, Automotive and Defense Industries. Multiple site management experience. Managed hourly & salary union & non-union employees in low-mix high-volume & high-mix low-volume environments. Experience in machining, assembly, extrusion, injection mold, fabrication and welding environments. Hands-on experience in operations & plant management, product launch, Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement.

Degreed Chemical Engineer (environmental minor) including chemical production management experience supervising 30 unionized employees. EHS leadership management demonstrates innovative compliance, team achievements, risk management, resource sustainability and proactive strategic initiatives incorporating innovation and financial accountability.