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:

Quality Engineer  
Appleton, WI

Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Dress for Your Day Dress Code
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities



The primary role of the Quality Engineer II is to provide technical support for the fabrics manufacturing operation located in Appleton. WI.  In addition, this position will be the primary resource for customer inquiries and supplier contact.



  • Provide daily quality and technical assistance, investigation and decision making to the manufacturing operation.
  • Primary contact for communicating with customers and handling customer inquiries. This includes:
    • Investigating and documenting customer complaints.
    • Investigating and documenting customer claims.
    • Providing summary information on complaints / claims to the manufacturing operation.
    • Driving corrective action assignments/teams for systemic complaints / claims.
  • Works closely with Design & Applications team on customer complaints / claims and scrap.
  • Manage supplier certificate of analysis and performance communication, documentation, and corrective action (SCAR log).
  • Lead operational excellence (OPEX) projects on process optimization, cost reduction and material changes.
  • Support the implementation and consolidation of packaging specifications required by customers.
  • Actively participate in behavioral based safety programs and employee engagement.
  • Support the archiving and evaluation of manufacturing data systems.
  • Member of the Integrated Management System (IMS) audit team.
  • Manage scrap non-conformance investigation forms (SNIF’s) log.
  • This position is part of a 24 hour quality hot line to provide infrequent, but necessary, guidance to the press fabric operation supervisors after hours.


Required Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to apply engineering and scientific principles to resolve problems and make improvements.
  • Capable of working in a flexible, often shifting manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers, management team and production personnel.
  • Business knowledge of cost/benefit analysis, project management and planning.
  • Comfortable working in manufacturing environment and around equipment.
  • Ability to facilitate and drive the resolution of complex problems.
  • Willingness to travel when needed.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to write and orally present technical information.
  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills.
  • Intermediate-level knowledge of Microsoft software packages.
  • Exposure to Six Sigma training and Minitab preferred.
  • Basic understanding of lean principles and design of experiment.


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering/science curriculum.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in an engineering or science field.  Individuals with less experience may be considered.


Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 25 pounds at times



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