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Technical Vendor Manager


Baltimore/Washington D.C.


Customer Service & Technical Support, Engineering, Manufacturing & Production, 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 Technical Vendor Specialist.  In this role the qualified individual will be a part of the Strategic Sourcing Development Team to play a hybrid role of manufacturing specialist and relationship manager.  This position is located in the Savage, MD office reporting to the Purchasing 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


  • Researches, identifies, and qualifies potential new suppliers in order to secure more cost-effective 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 supplies and internal employees.
  • Executes strategic sourcing needs for due diligence, risk assessment and continuing vendor monitoring.
  • Assists Purchasing Manager and coordinate supplier qualification processes.
  • Builds long-term relationships by creating value, opportunities for growth, customer acquisition, and brand-building for multiple vendors
  • Increases vendor participation through deep knowledge of program opportunities.
  • Communicates with vendors to ask any technical questions, and delivering information to the new product development team.
  • Analyzes multiple vendors to decide which to use for a particular product and providing leadership over purchasing agents and buyers.


  • 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 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% out of the year.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
  • Experience in AutoCad and reading blue prints.