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Industrial Engineer

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Engineering

Division

Intralox
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Intralox L.L.C., the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has a position available for an Industrial Engineer – Lean Concentration at our Sparrows Point, MD location. This is an onsite position.


Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox’s conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.


Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions. 


Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence.


We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results.  To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


Responsibilities:

  • Supports our manufacturing operations to develop and optimize our process and flow, inventory analysis and assembly line layouts in our Equipment Platform.
  • The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, self-managed, flexible, and service-oriented and possesses strong integrity and professionalism.
  • Some travel is required within North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Some overnight travel required. (<10%).
  • Develops most efficient ways to utilize resources in a labor-intensive manufacturing operation.
  • Good understanding and application of lean methods and tools.
  • Strong aptitude to bring productivity from the continuous flow lines and cellular manufacturing.
  • Helps increase productivity and efficiency in the manufacturing operations.
  • Assists/coaches production Leads and Supervisors to problem solve and root cause the daily issues.
  • Assists in cost analysis, production planning and inventory analysis.
  • Designs methods to ensure product and process quality.
  • Optimizes plant layout, assembly line layouts and material flow plans.
  • Resolves production and information system problems.
  • Writes process procedures, develop accurate flow charts, and perform time studies.
  • Determines material flow, material presentation and operation sequences.
  • Performs mathematical calculations to determine best manufacturing processes.
  • Evaluates the effects of product design changes on manufacturability.
  • Determines and maintain KPI standards.

Position Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in industrial or mechanical engineering.
  • At least one (1) year of lean manufacturing experience.
  • Strong mechanical and structural aptitude, and blueprint reading knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to run Kaizen events.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Problem solver, Practical and “hands-on.”
  • Proficient in Excel and other analytical tools.
  • Energetic and well organized.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Additional language skills are advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Toyota Production System a plus
  • Lean Six Sigma certification a plus.


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