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Intralox®

Supplier Development Engineer

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Engineering, Manufacturing & Production, Supply Chain Management & Warehouse

Division

Intralox
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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.  In this role the qualified individual will be a part of the Intralox Baltimore 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 Manager.

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, researches, and qualifies suppliers to optimize sources of products and services.

  • Manages vendor relationships from the start of the contract through the sales process and after.

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

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

  • Executes strategic sourcing needs for due diligence, risk assessment and continuous vendor monitoring.

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

  • Increases vendor participation through deep knowledge of program opportunities.

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

  • Thoroughly understands the supplier pool to ensure each work only within their core competencies.  

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in vendor management.

  • Must have a high technical aptitude.

  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills to effectively maintain vendor relationships.

  • Customer service-oriented personality and approach.

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

  • Work with personnel at all levels of an organization.

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

  • Computer proficiency with demonstrated experience in MS Office (Word & PowerPoint).

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

  • Ability to read and comprehend mechanical and electrical drawing packages.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Autodesk Software or equivalent



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