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Sourcing Category Manager – Pneumatics, Electric Motors and Conveyor Rollers


Baltimore/Washington D.C.


Manufacturing & Production


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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 available for a Sourcing Category Manager (SCM). In this role the qualified individual will be a part of the Intralox Baltimore (IBA) Supply Chain Team to play a hybrid role of manufacturing specialist and relationship manager. This position will be located in the Hanover, MD office reporting to the Supply Chain Supervisor – Supplier Management.

The SCM must have familiarity with Industry standards with a variety of the field concepts, best practices, and procedures. Candidates will be expected to use experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, perform a variety of complicated tasks, and have a wide degree of creativity.

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.


• Discuss and comprehend technical topics on both electrical and mechanical components with both internal product development teams and external vendors.

• Manage vendor relationships from qualification through development and continuous improvement.

• Co-lead new product development amongst internal stakeholders and suppliers.

• Coordinate supplier management tasks inclusive of working with suppliers and internal employees.

• Build long-term relationships by providing value, opportunities for growth, customer acquisition, and brand-building for multiple vendors.

• Increase vendor participation through deep knowledge of program opportunities.

• Plays a critical role in the execution of the Supply Chain department’s 2024 vision specifically as it pertains to Supplier Development.


• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.

• Must have a high technical aptitude.

• Excellent communication skills and have interpersonal skills to effectively maintain strategic supplier relationships.

• Strong management and collaboration skills including planning, leadership and team building.

• Work with personnel at all levels of an organization.

• Deep understanding of problem-solving techniques.

• Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical technical drawing packages.

• Maintain poise and focus under time constraint pressures and the potential of long work hours.

• Computer proficiency with demonstrated experience in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

• Must be able to travel domestically 40% out of the year.

Desired Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

• Experience in Autodesk Inventor

• Experience using a Product Lifecyle Management (PLM) system

• Experience in fluid power systems

• Experience with electric motor power transmission