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 U.S. Inc. (VPA) is hiring for:

Intern, Engineering 
Appleton, Wisconsin



  • Use computer aided design/drafting equipment and related software to design and detailmachines for the paper industry.
  • Reviews product designs for compliance with soundengineering principles, company standards,and customer purchase order requirements and related technical and mill specifications.
  • Develops and prepares detailed drawings,part records,bills of material and instruction manuals for orders.
  • Coordinates engineering and other related order issues with both our customer externally, and internally with our sales, product management, application engineering, supply chain,manufacturing and quality groups, as required, to maintain the order schedule and budget.
  • Performs engineering design calculations for mechanical strength, reliability, safety and cost;including Risk Assessments and Design to Cost evaluations and studies.
  • Balancing competing priorities from external and internal customers.

  • Completing projects quickly without sacrificing accuracy and quality.

  • Create material masters, Bills of Material, & detail drawings.

  • Design parts and assemblies in coordination withother design engineers and product management.

  • Communication with all departments at Voith Paper–Appleton, and with other Voith Paper locations (domestic and international).

  • Direct communication with customers, or indirectly through project managers.

  • Communication with outside suppliers and engineering companies.



  • At least 2 years of engineering classes in pursuit of aBachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineeringor similar degree
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited engineering program
  • Experience with AutoCAD Inventor and SAP preferred, but not necessary
  • Working onmultiple projects concurrently.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability t owork on a computer and phone.
  • Sitting or standing for long periods of time.


An engineering intern assists engineers in the design of paper machinery and related equipment and performs other tasks as assigned to support the design engineering departmentwhile learning skills for future employment.


Interested to learn about Voith? Check out our video "Voith careers" on YouTube.


Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Hybrid Schedule and Summer Hours
  • Dress for Your Day Dress Code
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package including 401K with up to 5% Match AND a 3% Company Contribution to Start
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid Holidays per Year
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits


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.


Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses 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.

* This job description is not all encompassing. It is intended to be only 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