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Mechanical / Electrical Engineer


New Orleans, LA






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Intralox, L.L.C. is hiring a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer in the Logistics & Material Handling (LMH) group in Harahan, LA to design and manage the fabrication, implementation, testing and start-up of Intralox Material Handling conveyor equipment, deploying the rapidly proliferating range of solutions based on patented ARB technology. 

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.


  • Support design from the conceptual phase through prototype, qualification, and into production, as a key member of the development team.
  • Support the generation of designs that are relevant, useful and cost effective.
  • Manage projects from conceptualization through completion.
  • Evaluate mechanical and electromechanical products by applying principles of mechanics, heat transfer, vibration,  acoustics and materials in accordance with standard mechanical engineering and design formulas.
  • Assess feasibility of equipment in customer applications
  • Participate in ongoing design reviews and brainstorming sessions with other engineers.
  • Support engineering design through an understanding of manufacturing process, cost estimating, creation of parts lists, sourcing, etc.
  • Some work will be at customer locations so there will be a requirement to travel up to 75% of the time.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Willingness to travel 75% or ability to relocate to Baltimore, MD
  • Driven by passion for discovering scientific/physical truth rather than status or authority.
  • Experience with 2-D CAD, MS Office, and other widely used software packages. 3-D CAD is a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills that can quickly recognize root causes, think in free body diagrams, and correlate technical decision-making to commercial strategies.
  • Practical and hands-on approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Enthusiastic about continuous learning and personal growth.
  • Approaches work with the mindset of making a difference and maximizing value.
  • Self-motivated and managed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in conveyance, material handling, or packaging industries
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, or similar 3-D CAD software
  • Base knowledge of conveyor controls a plus (PLC’s, ladder logic, photo eyes, encoders, communication networks)
  • Experience programming Allen Bradley ControlLogix processors
  • Ability to produce, read, and troubleshoot electrical drawings
  • Assemble test and troubleshoot control panels
  • Experience with field commissioning at customer locations