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Production Lead - 2nd Shift - Thermodrive


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production




2:30pm-12:00am, M-Th; 2:30pm-6:30pm F
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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 an opening for a ThermoDrive Lead to work on the 2nd shift (2:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Monday – Thursday, 2:30pm – 6:30pm Friday.) 

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.



As a key member of the ThermoDrive management team, the Lead Person will be responsible for the following: 

Gets the day-to-day job done: 

  • Coordinates activities of production personnel in support of completing all day-to-day operational objectives with employee safety as the top priority. 
  • Becomes an expert in all facets of the ThermoDrive operation, including the ability to troubleshoot. 

  • Helps employees succeed: 
  • Participates in the hiring of new employees and the training of new/existing employees. 
  • Participates in employee performance feedback and planning.  Must be able to coach/motivate/help employees achieve their maximum potential. 
  • Works to identify resources and actions required for employees to achieve their individual goals and monitors progress. 
  • Passionate advocate of continuous improvement: 
  • Identifies process improvements and works with others to implement with the right sense of urgency.  
  • Conducts on-going Issues meetings with production personnel, prioritizes those issues and works to develop/implement solutions. 


  • Must possess a strong technical and mechanical aptitude. 
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a supervisory or lead person position. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Experience working with all MS Office applications.  Experience with Oracle a plus. 
  • Must be able to work well with others. 
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail. 
  • Willing to work overtime and on weekends as required. 
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic environment and under the pressure of deadlines. 
  • Must be willing and able to perform a variety of tasks in support of the short- and long-term goals of the Assembly department. 
  • Must be able to perform essential job requirements as identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift 40 pounds.  It is essential that this position be performed at the facility.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology, Engineering or related disciplines. 
  • Proven success in identifying and implementing meaningful process improvements.  Experience utilizing Lean/6S/TOC concepts highly desired. 
  • Experience working with Radio Frequency Welders, machining/pneumatic equipment and ancillary manufacturing equipment a plus 
  • Production, Materials Management or Warehousing experience a plus