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Supplier Development Engineer- Outsource Manufacturing & Spares


Baltimore/Washington D.C.


Supply Chain Management & Warehouse


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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 Supplier Development Engineer (SDE).  In this role the qualified individual will be a part of the strategic sourcing development initiative to play a critical role in supplier development, integration services, spares and assembly.  This position is in the Hanover, MD facility reporting to the Supply Chain Manager.

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. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our Careers website


·         Plays a critical role in the execution of the Supply Chain Team’s 2021 vision specifically as it pertains to Supplier Development.

·         Increases supplier participation in Intralox’s outsource manufacturing and spares critical success factors through deep knowledge of Intralox Discrete Piece of Equipment (DPE) and integration opportunities.

·         Leads cross functional teams (i.e. Production Control, Supply Chain and Assembly) on evaluating capacity, forecasts and costs in determining when to outsource and to which suppliers.   

·         Researches, identifies, and qualifies potential new outsource suppliers to secure enhanced value-added sources of products and services. For selected outsourced suppliers, the SDE manages the deliverables of outsourced suppliers from project scope and definition through delivery. 

·         Collaborating with Intralox’s Spares Manager, Spares Buyer and After Sales Services Group the SDE develops 80/20 supplier business relationships by thoroughly identifying parts critical to the spares business and developing master supply agreements based on supply, price and service levels.

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·         Bachelor degree from an accredited University.

·         Minimum of 5 years of experience in vendor management

·         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 degree in Engineering

·         Experience in Inventor

·         Experience using a Product Data Management (PDM) system