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Laitram®

Assembly Technician R&D

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Manufacturing & Production

Division

Intralox
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Intralox, L.L.C. is hiring two (2) Assembly Technicians for the Equipment R&D Group for the Hanover, MD office to focus on transitioning new products from R&D to full scale production.  These individuals will be members of a dedicated subset of R&D focused on developing internal processes to successfully launch new products and provide technical support to current product launches.  This position involves developing, documenting, and training of assembly & maintenance practices for new products, supporting first article installations, and troubleshooting often in customer facilities.  These positions will report to the Equipment R&D Engineering Manager.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative conveyance solutions and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide.  

Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years.

Intralox was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assembly and testing of custom and developmental equipment, often at customer facilities.
  • Responsible for developing & documenting optimal assembly practices through repeated assembly and disassembly trials.
  • Provide training to internal assembly teams, aftersales support, and customers.
  • Support the development and fabrication of jigs & fixtures to improve production rates and ensure a consistent high level of quality.
  • Manage the replacement of incorrect parts, at times fabricating parts in house to meet ship dates.
  • Prepare to offer solutions to issues that will occur.
  • Follow all safety procedures and policies.
  • Perform housekeeping duties as required.
  • Work overtime and on weekends as required
  • Exhibit teamwork and self-management practices.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in a related industry
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturer’s drawings and manuals. 
  • Self-motivated and self-managed to learn about technology and improve processes.
  • Basic math and computer skills.
  • Effective communication and relationship skills with engineering groups, customers, suppliers, and subcontractors. 
  • Ability to read and use a tape measure.
  • Proficient with all hand tools (powered and non).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Methodical approach to troubleshooting and strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job including the ability to lift and carry 45 pounds.
  • Travel may be required up to 20%, work weekends, holidays, and overtime when required.  

Desired Skills:

  • Metal fabrication skills including welding, machining, sheet metal forming.
  • Ability to work and read precision tools including, calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, feeler gages, gage pins, gage blocks, and other measurement tools.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts
  • Experience with industrial conveyors.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, two years of community college / trade school, or five years of experience in a related industry.
  • Proficient with forklifts and vertical lifts.


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