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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 € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

The Voith US Inc. Maintenance Department, is looking for:

Apprentice - Industrial Electrician  
Appleton, WI

Working 12-hour night shift (6pm-6am)




The Industrial Electrician position requires knowledge to safely repair, troubleshoot and support plant operations for Press Fabrics Manufacturing and Building maintenance. This includes Troubleshooting various programmable controllers, knowledge of AC/DC analog and digital Drives and troubleshooting and repairing electrical and mechanical equipment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Practiced in Safe work habits such as ARC flash and lock out/Tag out.
  • Keep production equipment running efficiently on a day-to-day basis. This includes Electrical, Mechanical and Pneumatic systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical control systems that include PLC's, AC/DC motors, Servos, HMI's, 480-volt power and 120/24-volt controls.
  • Installation of plant equipment according to the National Electrical Code.
  • Troubleshoot building and process support equipment to supply power, steam, hot oil, and air.
  • Calibration of plant equipment.
  • Competency using proper test equipment such as Meters.


Education and Additional Experience:

  • Certificate/Degree or a Journeyman's card in an Electrical maintenance related program preferred. 5 - 10 years of experience in an Electrical maintenance related field will also be considered. Voith will except applications from current Industrial Electrician apprentices and assume the apprenticeship.
  • Fabrication skills such as operating a Lathe or Milling machine is a plus.
  • Welding of any kind and related tasks such as torching, and grinding will also be considered a plus.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work area is a must.

Voith Paper is an EEO compliant employer 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