Scientific Search specializes in Philadelphia Engineering Recruiting and staffing for a broad spectrum of Engineering and Design positions across multiple industries such as Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Instrumentation, Food, Chemical, Petroleum, and Consumer.  We have a dedicated Philadelphia Engineering Recruiting team that focuses exclusively on this segment.  Positions include technical, management and executive levels (including Directors and Vice Presidents) and many segments from product design and development to capital projects and manufacturing support.   Disciplines include Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, Chemical and Electrical Engineering.  Call or email us today and let us show you what our Philadelphia Engineering Recruiting team can do!

Some typical positions that we have placed are:

AutoCAD & other CAD Systems
Medical Device


Our internal database contains thousands of qualified engineering and design professionals that our Philadelphia Engineering Recruiting team has established relationships with.  We are typically able to provide you with outstanding candidates within days of a request if not sooner.  Here are some candidates our staff has identified as exceptional in what they do, and potentially high impact hires at their new organizations:


Featured Engineering Candidates:


231,202 – Operations Manager – Over 15 years experience. Responsible for manufacturing and warehouse operations. Contributions in cost reduction, and implementation of Lean principles. Established Kanbans and schedule optimization to decrease manufacturing cycle time 40% and reduce overall costs 15%. Aligned goals and increased knowledge of objectives with new website and functional forums. Manage complex ownership and technology transfer from sister operation. Plan was approved by top management and transaction was completed on time and on budget. Designed innovative business model that included a new customer call center, external service and repair, loaner process and service contract development, among others. Built revenues to $13M annualized. Managed cross-functional team and ran various business scenarios to develop short & long-term supply chain proposals. Developed accurate financial forecasts on savings and taxes to realize $10M savings in first half of program. BS – Chemical Engineering. Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom O’Hanlon,


252,774 – Senior Packaging Engineer – 20 years experience. Led 10 direct report product development engineers in packaging development for consumer products and served as a principle engineer of Consumer packaging. Provided leadership over multiple projects at multiple locations, including international projects. Experience with packettes, pouches, flow wraps and plastic containers. Create, develop and approve for production primary and secondary packaging items including trays, PDQs, carton boxes, corrugated shippers and complete pallet pattern designs. Develop prototypes, samples, line trials samples, performance, stability and shipping tests for effective and efficient production and distribution. Managed $1M budget and five managers for advanced research for development charter and technology road map, as well as milestones and schedules for light weighting PET bottles for hot-fill application with five project leaders for pressurized capper, innovative material, bottle pressurizer, and PET crystallinity and morphology controls. Oversee development and implementation of improvement on FlowCoating Machines for optimum performance for increasing shelf-life. PhD and MS – Engineering Mechanics. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Ryan Murphy,


191,360 – Senior Geotechnical Engineer *Will consider consulting and temporary opportunities* Extensive experience in field work, especially site investigation, water/soil sampling and data analysis. 4 years consulting experience in roadway drainage design, site grading, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control design, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling and analysis, bridge scour analysis and countermeasure design, and flood risk assessment. 2 years consulting experience in plumbing design, environmental site assessment and wastewater treatment plant design. 9 years research experience in bacterial removal from stormwater runoff; phytoremediation (plant-based remediation) of metal-contaminated soil; and metal fate and transport in water-sediment system. Proficiency in MicroStation, AutoCAD, TR-55, HEC-RAS and MS Office. Prepared construction staging and sequencing plans drawings using Microstation; performed engineering computation; and prepared technical reports. Familiar with Federal, State and local jurisdiction permitting regulations. Professional Engineer (PE) and PhD – Civil & Environmental Engineering. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom Terrill,


260,566 – Manufacturing Engineer – Background in applying advanced statistical analysis techniques toward improving product quality and increasing the efficiency of manufacturing and business processes. Saved $200k by reducing the number of surface finishing operations required for all frames. Managed the process from engineering concept to controlled pilot runs and finally full scale production. Developed the specifications and testing processes for all critical to quality characteristics. Designed and implemented a companywide Lean Continuous Process Improvement Program, developed instruction materials and coordinated the training of over 400 employees including Field Level, Regional Manager, and Company President. Led team responsible for a 10% reduction in yearly trucking expense through the optimization of quarry, manufacturing plant, and paving crew logistics. Initiated and led twenty diverse Lean Process Improvement projects across nine regions. Six Sigma Black Belt trained, designed and implemented Lean process improvement projects. BS – Mechanical Engineering. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Amy Burke,


264,513 – Process Engineer *Will consider consulting and temporary opportunities* 25+ years broad experience in the chemical process industry, encompassing line management, process engineering, process design, controls engineering and pilot plant scale-up. Familiar with both specialty and commodity batch operations such as polyamids, specialty emulsion PVC, chlorinations and slurry processing. Monitor and management of four Batch Systems and one Continuous System producing specialty silicone intermediates and finished product. Responsible for maintaining the formulations and process database, interacting with vendors, and new raw material analysis. Solved decade old problem with UV curing product for a critical customer using statistical techniques and a cross-functional team. Drove area compliance with respect to internal EHS requirements and NYS DEC directives and consent orders reducing total violations to zero. Solved major problem with the annealing process of compression molded parts for a promising new business partner. Designed and started up $1M controls upgrade and consolidation of polymerization DCS greatly improving batch consistency and reducing off-spec material by more than 13%. BS – Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Alex Lang,


142,987 – Maintenance Technician – *Will consider consulting and temporary opportunities* 10+ years packaging experience. Assemble, calibrate, test and refine custom systems to challenging performance requirements. Install, customize and maintain mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment. Fabricate parts on milling machines, lathes, MIG and ARC welders, plasma cutters, grinders. Knowledge of schematics, blue prints and manufacturing documentation. Setup, changeover and repair packaging equipment including Form-Fill and seal, cartoners, wrappers, and banders. Setup, maintain and repair packaging machinery, including form fill and seal machines, cappers, sealers, printers, and check weighers. Study and implement SOPs from pharmaceutical CGMPs. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom Terrill,