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Intralox®

Mechanical Engineering Analyst - Lead

Location:

Grand Rapids, MI

Category

Engineering

Division

Intralox
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Intralox, L.L.C., a division of Laitram, L.L.C., has a position available for a Mechanical Engineer who will work in our Grand Rapids, MI office to support and scale high-value solutions for challenging real-world problems.

The successful applicant will utilize proprietary physics-based simulation software to help colleagues and customers analyze complex systems. Further, they will help establish and manage a team of engineers for the global deployment of this software.

They will balance foundational analysis with clever design to drive toward simple, relevant solutions. He or she should be practical, a capable communicator, demonstrate initiative, understand basic physics that are not intuitive (capable of abstract thought), possess a strong understanding of machine design, be a fast adapter of new technology, and work well in a team environment.

Intralox LLC is headquartered in New Orleans and is a global provider of conveying solutions, offering direct service in more than 40 countries. Intralox offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established yet consistently growing company with opportunities for international exposure, continuous improvement, and career advancement. Intralox is one of four operating divisions of Laitram, L.L.C. and has been recognized for innovation and workplace excellence, including the New Orleans CityBusiness “Best Place to Work” award. For more information, please visit our Careers website

Responsibilities

  • Expert analysis of equipment design utilizing new, complex, and proprietary tools for global projects.
  • Timely communication with customer technical support teams of recommendations and rationale.
  • Develop and lead a global team and process to support this new and critical initiative.
  • Teach and mentor mechanical engineers regarding the physics behind the analytical models
  • Travel to site installations to validate designs
  • Assist in the development, verification and validation of a growing set of technical tools
  • Assist in the development of structure and process to scale this initiative globally.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years related experience.
  • Able to travel
  • Driven by passion for discovering scientific / physical truth rather than status or authority.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaborator with technical and cross functional teams
  • Strong analytic skills that can quickly recognize root causes, think in free body diagrams, and correlate technical decision-making to commercial strategies.
  • Solid foundational understanding of mechanical engineering design formulas.
  • Ability to use CAD/Modeling, MathCad or Mathematica, MS Office and other widely used software packages.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Enthusiastic about continuous learning and personal growth.
  • Approaches work with the mindset of making a difference and maximizing value.
  • Self-motivated and managed.


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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