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Controls Engineer (R&D)


Baltimore/Washington D.C.






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Intralox has several openings for Controls Engineers to work on complex and game-changing problems.  We have positions available in multiple parts of our business as it pertains to the postal and parcel industry, logistics and material handling equipment, and field service. 

These positions would be responsible for the electrical control system design of our conveyor solutions, programming PLCs, troubleshooting, and/or installations. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected in day to day work.  Each role varies in the amount of travel required. All positions are based out of our office in Hanover, MD in the Greater Baltimore/Washington DC area.


  • Own the electrical portion of Intralox solutions from concept engineering through customer implementation.
  • Design control systems in support of conveying applications where specific features of conveyor equipment are enhanced (enabled) by electronic controls.
  • Independently write, implement, document and debug software for controls systems including field devices such as photoeyes, shaft encoders, barcode scanners, solenoids, scales, etc…
  • Independently design in CAD electrical control panel layouts, bills of materials and schematics
  • Execute budgeting, estimating and pricing of control systems per project or proposal scope. 
  • Manage procurement of electrical and control components for control systems.
  • Oversee value engineering of design, components and materials.
  • Manage and direct on-site (in-plant) installation and commissioning of control systems in conjunction with equipment installations or leads project commissioning and troubleshooting of field installations
  • Create documentation and training materials for all potential users including but not limited to Intralox engineers, customers, suppliers, and subcontractors.  
  • Provide remote and on-site (in-plant) troubleshooting of control systems.
  • Complete assigned projects to quality standards, on time, and within budget.
  • Interface with a global team of like-minded professionals.


  • Bachelor of Science degree required in Computer Programming, Engineering or other related field.
  • Programming experience – 1-4 years related experience preferred
  • Expertise in industrial control circuit design
  • Proficient in configuring PLC’s, HMI’s, computers, networks, cameras and variable frequency drives which are used to control sorter, conveyors, and other related equipment
  • Proficient in AutoCad LT for control circuit development or similar experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Mastery of English language.
  • Willingness and ability to train Equipment builders across the world.
  • Work in a team environment; acceptance of established standards.
  • Understanding of mechanical systems; willingness to work with hand tools.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (both domestic and international) and perform field service (10-50%), work weekends holidays and overtime when required. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience programming in Rockwell Logix500 and Logix5000 processors using RsLogix500 and Studio5000 programming software
  • Proficient programming Siemens S7-1200 processors using TIA Portal V13.