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Controls Manufacturing Engineer


Baltimore/Washington D.C.


Manufacturing & Production


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Intralox has a position available for a Controls Manufacturing Engineer. This position will be critical to the efficient translation of products from engineering development to manufacturing.  Intralox Controls Manufacturing Engineers employ many designs for manufacturing (DFM) techniques such as part design optimization and product structuring for ease of assembly to prepare designs for production. Controls Engineers also work hand in hand with design engineers and manufacturing operations to develop lean processes for materials management, assembly, and shipping of products. 

This team utilizes a variety of skill sets, development methodologies, and functional knowledge to accelerate the efficiency and scale of equipment production. This position is based in our Hanover, MD office primarily with travel to our Sparrows Point, MD office as needed. 

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.


  • Develops manufacturing processes for controls products, such as machine control panels, by studying requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Designs, builds, and implements improvements to production processes such as jigs, fixtures, and assembly automation.
  • Improves product design by using a variety of Design for Manufacturing techniques.
  • Perform product maintenance & design improvements on pre-defined products through ECR/ECO execution.
  • Work hand in hand with design engineers and manufacturing operations to develop lean processes for materials management, assembly, and shipping of products. 
  • Employs Configuration Management (CM) principles to engineering documentation related to product release for manufacturing.
  • Identifies cost savings opportunities through production process improvements.
  • Acts as designated manufacturing engineer on product launch teams.
  • Help develop & maintain production process documentation.
  • Champion of lean practices and the Toyota Production System.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with various team members including but not limited to Controls Engineers, Programmers, Project Managers, Assembly technicians, IT, and Warehouse personnel.


  • Accredited B.S. degree in Engineering or Computer Science. 
  • 1-5 years’ experience in a related engineering field.
  • Previous experience with AutoCAD or AutoCAD Electrical. 
  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude with a willingness to both design and perform work in the shop.   
  • Ability to understand and work from electrical schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • Knowledge of commonly used controls engineering concepts, practices, and procedures. 
  • Ability to understand manufacturer data sheets and apply them in practice.
  • Ability to configure PLC’s, HMI’s, computers, networks, cameras, and variable frequency drives which are used to control sorters, conveyors, and other related equipment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A self-managed individual who is a team player.
  • Located in Maryland and work primarily at production facility
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD modeling and 2D drawing.
  • An understanding of mechanical and electrical product manufacturing and fabrication processes.
  • Computer proficiency in MS office.
  • Travel required (5%) for equipment installation, start-up or troubleshooting, and various training opportunities.
  • Able and willing to work with tools in an industrial environment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with design for manufacturing, inventory management, lean practices, and manufacturing methodologies.
  • Experience in Configuration Management and Electro-mechanical design.
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley products.
  • Experience with Oracle ERP software, Windchill PLM, Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD.