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Manufacturing Engineer - Disc

Continental Disc Corporation

Liberty, missouri

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Full Job Description

Continental Disc Corporation, LLC (“CDC”) designs and manufactures safety-critical products that protect pressure-containing vessels from catastrophic failure. CDC is headquartered in Liberty, Missouri (outside Kansas City), and has manufacturing operations in Houston, Texas, and Ahmedabad, India with additional sales offices in India, the Netherlands and China. CDC benefits from being one of the most recognized brands in its industry and a reputation for outstanding quality earned over its more than 55 years of operation. CDC’s customers include blue-chip companies in the chemicals, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, general industrial, aerospace, defense, food and beverage, municipal, and other markets globally.

A Manufacturing Engineer at CDC is a self-starter who works toward implementing an overall strategic plan. The Manufacturing Engineer performs engineering work related to designing and developing of equipment and processes to support the manufacturing of Company products while supporting the lean initiatives of the organization.

Continental Disc Corporation has 50+ years’ experience engineering and manufacturing rupture discs, valves and flame control products that protect the lives of our customers and our environment. We attribute our success to our commitment to growth, quality and innovation. We encourage members of the CDC team to support our efforts toward continuous improvement. We value and celebrate the team’s efforts to move our company forward through incremental advances and breakthrough achievements.

What you'll be doing:

-      Lead efforts to develop new process technology to support manufacturing of existing

products and implementing new product designs into production.

-      Complete special project/tasks and duties as assigned associated with product

and equipment design and testing.

-      Prioritize own work to meet required schedules and product release deadlines.

-      Support lean activities that may include working towards six-sigma initiatives.

-      Complete weekly and monthly Progress Reports and various other reports as needed

-      Support the daily requirements of production including but not limited to:

    • Process deviation request              
    • Process Engineering Change Requests to procedures and drawings
    • Provide technical support to quoting and estimating on product and manufacturing information
    • Support Codes and Standards (e.i. API, NFPA)
    • Support the improvement of production KPIs: OTD, First pass yield, NCR pareto, Shop efficiency
    • Provide technical support to Design Engineering team on product structures and manufacturing routers.
    • Write and update manufacturing procedures and engineering procedures
    • Support Supply Chain Department in the development/training of new and existing suppliers
    • Design tools and equipment
    • Provide training for production personnel on manufacturing processes
    • Process Returned Material Requests
    • Coordinate training and standard manufacturing processes with remote site
    • Perform other duties as assigned, based on workload and business need


Education, Work Experience and Skills

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent working experience in related field.
  • One year minimum and 2-4 years mechanical design experience preferred.
  • Operational knowledge of machinery and prior work experience with related equipment and tooling.
  • Uses inspection tools and various measurement devices, including calipers and micrometers.
  • Uses intermediate drafting skills and advanced math skills.
  • Has good communication skills.
  • Uses inspection tools and various measurement devices, including calipers and micrometers.
  • Microsoft Office, MS Project, solid modeling CAD
  • Automation and basic PLC programming a plus  
  • Knowledge of welding processes and weld qualifications a plus
  • Willingness and ability to follow all manufacturing procedures and company policies.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Concern for quality, accuracy and safety.
  • Ability to stay on task and manage time efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well with others, including subordinates, peers, executive management and outside vendors, representatives and visitors
  • While performing the essential duties of this job, employee is frequently required to perform various manual labor functions and use hands to type and write.
  • Using proper lifting techniques, employee may be required to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Employee is required to sit for extended periods of time and frequently required to walk and stand.
  • Special vision requirements necessary to effectively perform the essential functions of this job include close vision, ability to see detail, and ability to adjust focus.


Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA and 401K with Match eligible day one. Employee Assistance Program, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Voluntary Accident, Voluntary Hospital Indemnity, Voluntary Cancer Plan, Fitness Room, Safety Shoe Reimbursement, Prescription Eye Glass Allowance, 12 Holidays* (one floating) , Paid time off, Tuition Reimbursement and so much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CDC does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, familial status, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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