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Laitram®

Mechanical Engineer-Lifecycle Services

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Engineering

Division

Intralox
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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.

We are looking for self-starters with a startup mindset, who are problem solvers, and can work across teams to deliver positive customer experiences.  You’ll be supporting the Lifecycle Services (LCS) team at our Hanover, MD location.  The LCS team works closely with customers to ensure successful deployment, operations, and maintenance of Intralox conveyance and sortation solutions throughout its useful life.  Successful candidates should be familiar with a variety of industrial machine design concepts, understand the need for good support documentation, have a yearning to get to root cause, and lastly, not be afraid to roll up their sleeves and turn wrenches.


Responsibilities

·       Support equipment installation & start-up and assist with troubleshooting field issues, sometimes at a customer site. 

·       Design upgrades, modernizations, and retrofits according to application specifications, customer requirements, and within operational timelines.

·       Applies engineering principles and practices in design, development, analysis, and release of projects including but not limited to:

o   Conveyor design (conventional flat belt & modular plastic belt)

o   Auxiliary equipment design (discharge chutes, control stations, operator & machine platforms, etc.)

o   Electrical wire routing design

o   Equipment safety & risk assessments

·       Prepare detailed equipment assembly drawings, system installation drawings, and other project documentation as required per project.

·       Collaborates and coordinates with internal and external stakeholders to fulfill project requirements. 

·       Identifies and prioritizes continuous improvement opportunities and works with the product development teams to implement them.

·       Develops knowledge, becoming a subject matter expert (SME) within the LCS team with respect to design fundamentals, product, and systems.

·       Build in-depth understanding of Intralox Activated Roller Belt Technology.

Requirements

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and/or equivalent industrial machine design, conveyor equipment design experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Proficient at creating detailed part, weldment, assembly, and installation drawings.
  • Proficient with using measuring devices, tools, and reading and understanding electrical schematics, P&ID, and mechanical drawings.
  • Proficient with commonly used GD&T concepts.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office and AutoCAD.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A self-managed individual who is a team player.
  • Must be able to meet the functional job requirements of the job including being able to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders occasionally.
  • Travel up to (40%) for equipment installation, start-up or troubleshooting often taking place on weekends and holidays to meet customer scheduling requirement

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Autodesk Inventor experience including sheet metal design

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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