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Controls Engineer - Spiral


US - Remote






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Intralox L.L.C has an opening for a Controls Engineer to work on the rapidly growing spirals platform. This posted position pertains to providing controls support for various spiral technologies operating across many industries. 

This position would be responsible for the electrical control system design used in our spiral solutions, programming PLC's, troubleshooting, and/or installations.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected in day to day work. 

This role does require substantial travel. We are accepting applications across the United States due to the travel requirements for this position. 

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.


  • Implement innovative controls for our latest spiral technologies
  • Improve programming for a variety of PLC's utilized in Intralox spiral solutions
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support customers
  • Push yourself to remain on the cutting edge of Controls capability and be a leader in your field of expertise.
  • Own the electrical portion of Intralox spiral solutions from concept engineering through customer implementation.
  • 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 and direct on-site (in plant) installation and commissioning of spiral 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 or on-site (in plant) troubleshooting and auditing of control systems
  • Create reports and communications to team members and/or customers on knowledge gained from troubleshoots, audits or commissioning.
  • 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
  • Extensive programming experience - 4-8 years related experience preferred
  • Expertise in industrial control circuit design, particularly equipment interface practices
  • Proficient in configuring PLC's, HIM's computers, networks, cameras and variable frequency drives which are used in spiral 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 the 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 (25-50%); work weekends and holidays and overtime when required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience programming in Rockwell Logix500 and Logix5000 processors using RsLogix500 and Studio 5000 programming software