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Project Engineer – New Product Development


New Orleans, LA




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Intralox, LLC is currently seeking a Project Engineer for the New Product Development Team in New Orleans. This individual will be primarily responsible for managing projects through Intralox’s product development process- from ideation to fielded solutions. 
This Project Engineer will be working with driven and talented people across multiple departments.  For a person to be successful in this role, they need to be highly motivated to learn new things, bring strong organization skills, enjoy navigating complexity and demonstrate a wide degree of creativity.

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 50 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.

  • Accountable for leading new product projects to successful completion using a stage gates release process
  • Dynamic and proactive communication as the primary point of contact across all project stakeholders, delivering the right information at the right time to the right audiences
  • Consistently identify and eliminate project issues and bottlenecks while anticipating and diffusing project risks
  • Ability to navigate within complex topics – understanding both the big picture and being able to dive into project details
  • Coordinate resources across multiple departments with input from other functional managers
  • Defines critical engineering decisions around product specifications and leads conversations with manufacturing teams to meet the objectives set in the project plan
  • Participation in design reviews for new product releases
  • Clearly defines, tracks and is responsible for analyzing test planning and test results 
  • Owns technical documentation and drawings for new products in Solidworks and CREO
  • Clear documentation for final project reports including facilitation of project retrospectives

  • B.S. in Engineering or related discipline
  • 3-5 years managing projects, preferably in new product development and/or manufacturing
  • Talent for processing new information quickly 
  • Transparent written and verbal communication and prioritization skills 
  • Strong organization, project management and time management skills including attention to detail 
  • Ability to multi-task with proven track record of proactivity and taking initiative to solve problems
  • Drive to get to critical decisions and deliver results
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, critically analyze work effort and seek assistance in a timely manner 
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic about continuous learning and personal growth
  • Flexibility and adaptability - able to pivot quickly when new information is learned
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs 
  • Proficiency in Solidworks
  • Future willingness to travel (10%)
  • PMP or formal Project Management training preferred
  • Proficiency in Smartsheet preferred