About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 22,000 employees, sales of € 5,5 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith Paper is hiring for:

Journeyman Electrician  
Appleton, WI


Shift: 12 hour A.M. 2-2-3 shift

Pay rate: $35.34 per hour with 1.5x on Saturdays and Sundays



The Industrial Electrician position requires knowledge to safely repair, troubleshoot and support plant operations for Press Fabrics Manufacturing and Building maintenance. This includes Troubleshooting various programmable controllers, knowledge of AC/DC analog and digital Drives and troubleshooting and repairing electrical and mechanical equipment.





  • Practiced in Safe work habits such as ARC flash and Lock out/Tag out.
  • Keep production equipment running efficiently on a day to day basis. This includes Electrical, Mechanical and Pneumatic systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical control systems that include PLC's, AC/DC motors, Servos, HMI's, 480 volt power and 120/24 volt controls.
  • Installation of plant equipment according to the National Electrical Code.
  • Troubleshoot building and process support equipment to supply power, steam, hot oil and air.
  • Calabration of plant equipment.
  • Competency using proper test equipment such as Meters.
  • PLC experience is desired



Required Skills/Abilities (Example – modify as necessary):


  • Certificate/Degree or a Journeyman's card in a Electrical maintenance related program preferred. 5 - 10 years of experience in an Electrical maintenance related field will also be considered. Voith will except applications from current Industrial Electrician apprentices and assume the apprenticeship.
  • Fabrication skills such as operating a Lathe or Milling machine is a plus.
  • Welding of any kind and related tasks such as Torching and grinding will also be considered a plus.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work area is a must.



Don’t meet every single requirement but think you would be a good fit for our team? We encourage you to apply – your unique skills may be just what we need for this or other roles!


Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh