Control Devices LLC
  • 21-Jun-2017 to 24-Jul-2017 (CST)
  • Engineering
  • Fenton, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time




This position provides leadership for new product design and development as well as supporting current production products.  The position works closely with sales and our customers for leading the design, engineering and commercialization of new products. In addition, supports initiatives for improved quality and cost saving projects for existing products and design and engineering and commercialization of new products.  This role requires interaction with customers, sales, manufacturing, purchasing and quality departments.



Control Devices, LLC ("Control Devices" or "CD") is a leading designer and manufacturer of high quality flow control valves, condensate removal traps, related components and accessories serving the compressed air, pressure washer, vehicle systems, fire protection, specialty gas, and the industrial, agricultural and food service float valve markets.  CD prides itself in the ability to design, innovate and manufacture flow control valves for custom applications and offers a line of standard products that has grown over the years.  CD is based in Saint Louis, MO and its products are sold on a global basis to O.E.M's, Distributors and End Users.  


Control Devices is a privately owned company with a very seasoned management team focused on organic sales growth with existing products and new revenue growth through acquisitions.






  • Support designs from concept development through product commercialization. Meets defined product performance and cost targets while demonstrating superior reliability and manufacturability.
  • Conceive ideas and plans of action to solve mechanical problems.
  • Develop the solutions using CAD and communication with 3D modelers.
  • Present ideas through design reviews and drawing sign-offs.
  • Validate designs through lab testing and end use review.
  • Interfaces with Sales, Manufacturing, Quality and Purchasing to provide strategic direction to grow, develop and improve our products and customer base.







  • BS in Mechanical Engineering.



  • Ability to lead mechanical engineering projects that includes defining requirements, developing concepts and detailed designs, qualify the product through analysis and test, and support the design transfer to manufacturing.
  • Experienced in metal manufacturing processes including machining and assembly.
  • Experience with design software including but not limited to; SolidWorks, Auto CAD and Labview.
  • Experience in flow control product design and manufacturing a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of APQP, Lean Manufacturing, Design for Manufacturing, and 8D Corrective Actions preferred but not required.



  • Team player with strategic focus.
  • Be able to multi-task several assignments.
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Results oriented with a high commitment level.
  • Develops and manage priorities to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Good oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Good organizational abilities, attention to detail.
  • Ability to support efforts for continuous improvements in process efficiency and cost reduction.





  • Demonstrated technical leadership capability and project management skills.
  • Self-starter, energizing, results-oriented, and able to multi-task.
  • Excellent cross-functional teamwork, coordination and communication skills.
  • Ability to meet aggressive reliability, performance, cost, serviceability, and delivery targets.



  • Office environment with interaction on manufacturing floor and Engineering Test Lab.
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