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 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 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:

Field Service Expert  
Appleton, WI

Reasons you'll love working here:

Health and safety are a top priority with all of our roles and sites:

  • Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world. Voith also provide Tuition Reimbursement for all employees past the first year of employment.
  • Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month on or after date of hire, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, identify of theft production and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.
  • Life work balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.
  • Working Environment: Safe, climate-controlled workshop, clean shop, an average tenure over 10 years of service within Voith.


The Field Service Expert Fiber System will supervise the installation of Voith stock preparation equipment in the Pulp and Paper Industry and support maintenance and services activities in this area. He will perform equipment quality inspections in the field to ensure good runnability and highest efficiency of the Voith equipment. Job duties include customer training on preventive maintenance and repair tasks. This position will require travel to customer sites but can also be executed as remote service if applicable.

The Field Service Expert Fiber Systems needs to document installation/service job details and communicate through technical reports.  This includes parts recommendations and all necessary follow up activities.  He creates a long-term and trustful relationship with our customers where technical solutions are provided to meet our customer business demands. Ensure excellent service execution focused on safety, quality, and customer satisfaction.




  • Ensure a safe work environment in the field during work execution.
  • Plan field work based on available time schedules. Determine required resources and tools.
  • Prepare Field work by reviewing technical drawings and engineering documentation.
  • Execute field work with a high focus on safety, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Properly prepared for kick off and exit meetings with customers.
  • Generate technical field service and installation reports including detail information about recommended spare and wear parts.
  • Complete time and expense reports.
  • Supervise third party installation work ensuring quality assembly.
  • Work in collaboration with engineering companies, contractors as well as different Voith departments involved in the project execution.
  • Support customer’s troubleshooting.
  • Follow up action list and support final acceptance test by the customer.
  • Train customer teams for maintenance routines/operations.
  • Recommend and oversee the maintenance of stock preparation equipment’s.
  • Support estimating time and resources for service quotations.
  • Conduct or participate in meetings with managers, co-workers, and / or customers.
  • Supervise in-house equipment’s assembly (only in specific cases).
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.






  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Paper Technology and a minimum of five (5) years of pulp and paper mill service or mill maintenance experience.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to customer sites, occasional international travel will be required (mainly Canada and Mexico).
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Strong technical drawing and P&I intrepretation.
  • Remote support by video and phone tools.
  • Proficient in Windows based programs such as Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Basic SAP skills to review drawings and part information (training on SAP will be provided)
  • Strong communication skills, verbal, and written.
  • Excellent customer relations skills.
  • Paper industry experience





Not applicable




Employees in this position are regularly required to walk, stand, and use hands to finger, handle or feel. They are frequently required to reach with hands and arms. They are occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear and regularly required to lift 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds. Safety glasses, hearing protection and other PPE are required in designated areas.


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

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