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Engineer II Applications

Date: Jun 30, 2021

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Company: Voith Group


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., Product Mgmt. FES department, we are looking for:

Engineer II Applications  
Appleton, WI


Summary –

The Application Engineer is responsible for providing technical support to the sales organization, including preparing quotations.


Responsibilities –

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Reach the sales and profit requirements, according to business line targets.  Specifically ensure the TDC and performance guarantees according to plan are not exceed.
  • Apply the correct sizing and estimating for the quotations.  Achieve high accuracy of pre-calculation vs. actual figures.



  • Develop and maintain a general understanding of all Voith Fiber Systems products and process technology.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of the primary products.
  • Develop and maintain a clear understanding of Voith Application Engineering guidelines.
  • Obtain and maintain knowledge of competitors’ products and processes.


Quote Creation:

  • Determine customer needs, problems and requirements and find a solution (system or single machine) to fulfill/solve it.
  • Define and size the required machines and systems according to the Voith Engineering Directives.
  • Develop accurate, competitive and appropriate quotations in a timely manner and develop accurate and detailed cost estimates; i.e. CalcEx and Pricing Template.
  • Configure quotations in CAMOS based on Standard BlueLine products according to the Global Sourcing Rules as best fit for the customer.
  • Maintain a well-organized quotation file with accurate and current Sizing Sheets, Balances, Correspondences, Equipment Specifications, Estimates including a single version of CalcEx, etc. at the appropriate revision level.
  • Work with Product Management, Sales, Standardization, Process Technology, Engineering and other departments to assemble the quote, warranties, product sheets and other required information.
  • Assist Sales (inside and with mill visits) to help determine customer needs and promote Voith products and technology.
  • Work with Product Managers and Standardization to improve quote texts, cover letters, application criteria, drawings and brochures.
  • Support (participate) in the start-up and optimization of systems sold as required to maintain a thorough understanding of the process.
  • If required present at customer site or conferences.
  • Cooperation with colleagues of Projects, P&S, FRS, DV and other divisions.
  • Constantly make suggestions to improvement processes and interfaces between the departments.
  • Work out customer specific solutions within the given frame parameters without technical risks.


Qualifications –

  • Minimum BS Chemical, Mechanical or Degree in Paper Science.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to talk technically with colleagues, both national and international, and sales and engineering organization.
  • Must be professional, accurate and reliable.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, ability to learn other programs.
  • Discretion in dealing with confidential data.
  • Paper mill experience will be advantageous but not necessary.


* 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