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Plant Wide Technician - Materials Distribution Group - Overnight


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production




Rotating Shift: 7pm-7am Week 1 On: Mon, Tu, Fri, Sat, Sun; Week 2 On: Wed, Thur
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Intralox, L.L.C., a division of Laitram, L.L.C., and a global provider of conveyance solutions and services, has a position open for a Plant Wide Resource in the Harahan LA, Plastics facility. This person will work within the Harahan Materials Distribution group safely and efficiently moving product in and out of the factories, executing accurate transactions and assisting in operating the blending room. This person will report the the Material Distribution Group Supervisor.

This facility will be a 365/24/7 operation and this position will work 12-hour shifts (6:45 PM. – 7:00 AM) with rotating weekends.

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.


Product Flow Operations 
  • Moving completed pallets of parts utilizing fork-lifts/pallet movers
  • Perform Accurate transactions of product movement
  • Issue parts to jobs needing secondary parts
  • Completing finished goods transactions
  • Actively maintains lean/5S processes on the floor
  • Restocks MDG with consumables
  • Issues and receives secondary equipment to and from Factories
Technical Operations 
  • Operation of the Blending room
  • Diagnostics of basic technical issues on blending equipment
  • Intralox systems knowledge to execute job changes
  • Regrinding scrap parts or recycling them as appropriate
  • Total Production Maintenance (TPM) 
    • Performance of Blending Preventative Maintenance tasks
    • Daily assessment of equipment condition and potential safety issues
    • Reporting and documentation of cell issues through work order requests and shift summaries
    • Housekeeping
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Stable work history in a manufacturing or technical environment
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts, which include every other weekend
  • Ability to work occasional overtime
  • Ability to perform essential job requirements as set forth in the WorkSaver Functional Job Description for the   plastics technical group: 
    • Lift 56 pounds safely,
    • Stand and walk continuously while checking machinery, 
    • Obtain safe postures during lifting, lowering, reaching, pushing, pulling and carrying while working in awkward positions,
    • Sufficient flexibility to safely climb onto machines, climb stairs, bend at the waist when picking up inserts and other tools,
    • Ability to use one and two hands to push buttons, use small hand tools (including torque wrenches),
    • Ability to perform frequent endurance tasks expending 5.6-7.5 METS.
    • Must be able to complete and pass a physical examination.
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Self-managed; ability to work well without supervision, team-oriented person possessing a positive attitude

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous safety training
  • Post high school technical training (Vo-Tech, BA in Industrial Technology, work training program in a technical field, etc.)
  • Intralox Systems knowledge (Shotscope, Oracle, Scanning)