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Mechanical Engineer


New Orleans, LA




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Intralox is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our New Product Development Team to work out of our New Orleans office. This position is involved in the complete new product development process, from problem definition to product release.

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.

  • Involvement in the complete new product development process from problem definition to product release including:
    • Voice of Customer
    • Definition of Performance Specifications
    • Concept Brainstorms
    • Design Reviews
    • Development of Virtual and Physical Prototypes
    • Prototype Evaluation
    • Test plan development and execution
    • Field Testing and Customer Feedback
    • Design Refinement
    • Manufacturing Integration
  • Communicate and interface with team members, representatives from other departments, and internal customers regarding problem/opportunity definitions, project scope, and project status 
  • Collaborate with in-house patent attorney on filing patents for new concepts including drafting/proofing claims and drawings
  • CAD design
  • Component selection
  • Identify manufacturing vendors and technologies
  • Focus on development of products for the E-commerce/Logistics & Material Handling markets
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in Product Development or related engineering field desired
  • Solid modeling experience in SolidWorks, Pro-E, Inventor, or similar software
  • A self-managed individual who excels in a team environment
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite