Share this Job

Automation Field Service Expert

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Company: Voith Group

Header_BU_Paper.png (768×295)

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, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith US Inc., S&U - Services Paper department, we are looking for:

Automation Field Service Expert  
Appleton, WI



  • Act as key interface to customer while providing technical service (preventive and emergency) and optimization (system and process) for Quality Measurement, DCS, Control and Communication Systems installed in the Pulp and Paper Making process.



  • Preventative maintenance on QCS, DCS and data communication hardware and software systems.
  • Trouble shooting of systems failures.
  • Assist mill with troubleshooting of mill process control issues.
  • Assist the mill by providing troubleshooting of QCS hardware, and software issues including supporting subsystems.
  • Assist the mill by providing troubleshooting of DCS hardware, and software issues including supporting subsystems.
  • Assist the mill by providing field instrumentation troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Assist the mill by providing control valve troubleshooting
  • Emergency and Outage Support for Voith Automation equipment
  • Facilitate spare and replacement part business



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a minimum of ten (10) years of process control experience preferably in the paper machinery industry
  • Proficient with onsite PLC programming changes
  • Basic understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the key actions of job.


Talking                                                                  Frequently

Hearing                                                                Frequently

Sitting                                                                   Frequently

Standing                                                              Frequently

Walking                                                                Frequently

Bending                                                               Frequently

Climbing                                                               Yes

Reaching                                                              Occasionally

Prolonged                                                           Overhead Work N/A

Pushing/Pulling                                                                 N/A

Kneeling/Squatting                                         Frequently

Lifting                                                                    Occasionally up to 25 lbs

Carrying                                                               Occasionally up to 25 lbs

Balancing                                                             N/A

Rotation/Twisting                                            Occasionally

Keyboard Use                                                   Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment              N/A

Noise level                                                          Occasionally up to 100 dBA

Travel                                                                    Frequent


* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh