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Senior Mechanical Engineer


New Orleans, LA




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Intralox, LLC currently has a Senior Mechanical Engineer position available in the New Product Development Department.  This individual will be primarily responsible for contributing to the development of new products by creating methods, tools, and equipment devised to evaluate the performance of prototype and production designs. 

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. 
  • Basic project management (develop and maintain project scope, task lists, timelines)
  • Communicate and interface with team members, representatives from other departments, and internal customers regarding problem/opportunity definitions, project scope, and project status 
  • Evaluate mechanical and electromechanical components and systems by applying principles of general physics, mechanics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, vibration, acoustics, and material science in accordance with mechanical engineering standards and design formulas.
  • Develop test plans to evaluate the performance of materials, components, and systems
  • Conduct and participate in ongoing design reviews and brainstorming sessions
  • Specify, design, build, and operate test equipment in the following areas:
    • research the desired performance requirements and determine how to achieve measurable results
    • develop specifications for equipment purchased from vendors
    • develop conceptual and detailed designs for test equipment custom built in-house
    • create CAD models and drawings of equipment designs
    • specify and order components
    • develop and implement machine control and data acquisition systems
    • assemble, troubleshoot, and qualify in-house designed and purchased equipment
    • maintain, troubleshoot, and repair existing test equipment
    • train and assist users on the operation of test equipment

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • 5+ years engineering experience 
  • Solid modeling experience in SolidWorks, Pro-E, Inventor, or similar software
  • Hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Machine design experience