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Plastic Design Engineer


New Orleans, LA




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Intralox is currently seeking a Plastics Design Engineer to bring new innovations to our new product development team. The successful candidate will be able to take a concept to an injection molded part design, help select plastic materials, and work with the injection mold design team on mold design. Are you up for the challenge?

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 50 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.


New Product part design
  • Work with New Product Development teams to turn concepts and ideas into detailed injection molded parts
  • Integrate design feedback from engineering, manufacturing, and the mold design group
  • Opportunities to work directly with customers to define design needs
  • Integrate the new designs into Intralox PDM and PLM systems

Production Support
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis of product quality issues and equipment failures - Develop robust, repeatable solutions to prevent reoccurrences
  • Work with Intralox Quality Assurance and Manufacturing Engineering to continually improve our product

Continuous Improvement
  • Monitor and validate existing products and processes to develop and execute continuous improvement opportunities  
  • Accountable for the identification of risks, technical options value propositions, and championing of solutions

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Plastics Engineering, or Industrial Design
    • If not degreed, demonstrated part design experience
  • Proficiency in 3D cad modelling, plastic part design elements
  • Strong documentation and organization skills
  • Must possess ability to work with a team while directing technical resources 
  • Excellent communication (verbal/written) and relationship management skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Proficiency in MS Office software
  • Local resident or relocation to the greater New Orleans area 
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD (preferably Solidworks and/or Pro-Engineer Creo) preferred
  • Experience with mold fill simulation preferred
  • Basic understanding of injection molds, and the injection molding process preferred