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:

Repair Traveling Millwright  
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



Traveling Millwright is responsible to complete scheduled and routine maintenance work along with performing many other duties. Duties for the above, but are not restricted to, preventative/predictive maintenance, tearing down rotating assemblies diagnosing failure and writing up report. Assembling machine/ rotating assembly once all parts are fixed back to OEM condition. Working mill site during mill shutdowns, leading mill teams to perform jobs. When not in field working, will be working in repair shop, working on or repairing customer equipment.



  • This position requires travel when needed to work on equipment in the field.
  • Read blue prints, drawings, measure for bearing clearance and shaft diameters
  • Dismantle machines as needed
  • Move and align machinery and equipment using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks
  • Utilize hoist, lift trucks, hand tools and power tools
  • Operate cranes, and fork lifts
  • Use large bearing puller
  • Install machinery, new and existing equipment, mill site.
  • May repair and lubricate machine and equipment.
  • Maintain gear boxes, bearings, stock prep machines
  • Trouble shoot equipment reliability issues


Required Experience:


  • Minimum high school diploma or have a GED equivalent.
  • 5 years or more in related field of work.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Flexibility to work any shifts - must be willing to meet the following requirements:
  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule,
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification,
  • Work holidays and/or weekends as needed by workload or mill shutdowns
  • Respond to emergencies during off hours and weekends, on call with Voith supplied phone.
  • Wear required safety equipment/PPE.
  • Continue to develop skills to become a multi-skill mechanic (including millwright, welding, and other fields as needed)
  • Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, and heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection)


Desired Skills: Successful candidate should have the ability to:

  • Personally exhibit safety as a core value and effectively communicate a shared vision for safety
  • Represent both company policy and direction
  • Develop knowledge of department and mill operations processes, equipment and systems
  • Utilize excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work effectively alone or within a team
  • Utilize strong organizational skills to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Analyze problems and develop solutions independently or with teams
  • Basic computer skills
  • Make timely and effective decisions



Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods standing and performing repetitive tasks.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at a time.
  • Must have manual dexterity in order to assemble products or machines as directed.
  • Must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to differentiate between colored wires, tabs, and electronic components.
  • Must wear gloves, ear protection, eye protection, safety toe boots.

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