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Test Engineer


New Orleans, LA




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Intralox LLC, a division of Laitram LLC, has a position available for a Test Engineer or Test Specialist who will work in our New Orleans office to support our Technical Support team within the new product development department in the creation of innovative, high-value solutions for challenging real-world problems. This test engineer will be responsible for designing and executing test plans that are efficient and thorough and providing documented data to the engineering team to validate that our products can be properly utilized in our customer’s plants for years to come.  

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.
  • Conduct testing and tasks associated with New Product Development and document results.  
    • Research background, application, theory, and previous testing methods to design appropriate and thorough test procedures.  
    • Execute tests and document all results in a clear and organized method which can be shared with and comprehended by all team members from engineers to account managers. 
    • Prepare samples and run material property tests utilizing specialized laboratory equipment.  
    • “Own” the execution and outcome of given tests. Be able to explain methodology.  
  • Create detailed reports to document the outcome of tests, in some instances create digital tools to aid in analysis of complex data.  
  • Assemble / Design/ Modify mechanical components as needed.  
  • Monitor ongoing long-term tests.  
  • Maintain workshop and test areas to ensure they are clean and orderly.  
  • Provide training on the operation of test equipment as needed.  

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related discipline) or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated mechanical and technical aptitudes.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Effective technical writing, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn and operate equipment user interface software.
  • Familiarity with various material, component, and system-level testing techniques.
  • Self-managed, team player able to complete assigned priorities without supervision.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds safely and work standing up for an extended period in an unconditioned warehouse.
Preference Give to Candidates with:
  • Previous test specialist or test engineer work experience.
  • Data management and data analysis skills and experience.
  • Experience working with National Instruments hardware and LabVIEW software.