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Senior Field Service Tech

Date: Sep 2, 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. AUT department, we are looking for:

Senior Field Service Tech  
Appleton, WI


Summary – The ProInstall Project Manager is a member of the Technical Service Department working under the direction of the Technical Services Manager. The Construction Services Planner responsibilities include planning, organization, and development of installation labor and logistics included for Voith rebuild and component installation projects at our customer’s mill sites. This will be for paper machine and stock preparation equipment.

A ProInstall project is similar to a Turnkey or EPC type project. It includes Voith equipment supply, all required plant engineering and construction services as well as materials required to complete a project, ready for operation.


Responsibilities – 


  • Provide a safe work environment in the field, to heighten safety awareness amongst all Field Service Personnel
  • Plan, organize, and develop proposals for ProInstall projects. This will include Installation planning, cost estimates, development of scope documents and specifications, schedules and manpower estimates
  • Selection of partners such as Engineering Companies and Contractors for project specific disciplines
  • Collaboration with customers, engineering companies and contractors as well as various Voith departments involved in the projects
  • This includes installation of major paper machinery equipment such as new machines, machine rebuilds and machinery upgrades as well as equipment repair projects
  • Provide construction management at our customer site for assigned projects, including all site logistics and construction crew management
  • Participate in customer meetings and other
  • Follow up visits to complete any punch list items and complete the project for final acceptance by the customer
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Conduct or participate in meetings with managers, co-workers, and / or customers
  • Take responsibility for documentation of all appropriate communication, customer and employee interaction and correspondence
  • Able to travel within the United States
  • Perform other duties as assigned such as in-house technical assistance for customers


Qualifications –


  • High school degree in and/or related experience, associate degree preferred
  • Five years+ mechanical experience with paper machinery installation.
  • A good mechanical aptitude with the ability to read mechanical drawings and bills of materials is required.
  • 5 years of construction experience in the paper industry
  • Travel will be required within the NAFTA region.


Physical Demands –

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



< 3 hours/day

3 -6 hours/day

> 6 hours/day
















Use hands to finger, handle, & feel





Reach with hands & arms





Stoop, kneel, crouch

























Talk or hear





Look at a computer screen





Lift up to 10 lbs





Lift up to 25 lbs





Lift up to 50 lbs





Lift up to 100 lbs




Lift more than 100 lbs





* 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