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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, 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:

Sales Manager 
Southeast- US


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Reasons you’ll love working here:


  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • 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.


Summary –

The Sales Manager position will be within the Fabric & Roll Systems (FRS) team and the candidate will be responsible for the Sales management within Southeast United States.  The region has customers in Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.  The candidate will sell and service our Fabric and Roll products as well as other exciting Voith products.  This candidate will enter a well-established territory and interface with several key customers.  Experience in paper machine fabrics, rolls and/or papermaking would be preferable.  Daily workload includes a variety of tasks and customers, and this variety makes for an exciting opportunity with a good degree of flexibility.


Responsibilities –

  • This position must play a lead role in growing FRS business in this Southeast region.  The responsibilities include presenting benefits to the customer, assisting Key Account Managers (KAMs) with building request for quotes (RFQs), leading the implementation, and participate in annual reviews.
      • Promote new FRS products to the customer. This includes promoting the new product to the customer and sales presentations. 
  • Drives to create collaborative relationships with customers so they see Voith as a partner not a supplier.
  • Machine troubleshooting – customers will often ask for support with product troubleshooting or general troubleshooting.
  • Travel to and from Customer sites.

Qualifications –

  • At least 5 – 10 years of papermaking related experience
  • At least 5 years paper mill mechanical related experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in paper science, engineering, operations management an asset
  • Lean/6-sigma training an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Travel up to 50% of the time.


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


Talking                    Frequently

Hearing                   Frequently

Sitting                     Frequently

Standing                 Frequently

Walking                  Frequently

Bending                  Occasionally

Climbing                 Occasionally

Reaching                Occasionally

Kneeling/Squatting  Occasionally

Lifting                     Occasionally up to 50 lbs

Balancing                Occasionally

Rotation/Twisting     Occasionally

Keyboard Use         Frequently

Noise level              occasionally > 100 dBA

Travel                     50% of the time


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

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh