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:

Sr. Manager of Sales 
Appleton, WI


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 position is responsible for all aspects of proposals and sales as required to meet the order intake objectives for the assigned market segment.  Additionally, the Manager of Sales is responsible for managing a team of sales and service representatives.



  • Responsible and accountable for order intake volume, profitability and market share.
  • Responsible for the development of the marketing strategy as well as the coordination of the strategy implementation.
  • Analyze proposal wins/losses for trends, develop and implement corrective actions as required.  In addition create a recommended investment plan necessary to gain a competitive advantage for the company on upcoming projects.
  • Lead technical and commercial contract negotiations.
  • Responsible and accountable for adherence to all Voith Group and Voith Group Division directives as well as Voith compliance and policies.
  • Manage a team of Sales Representatives and Technical Support Specialists for given region.
  • Cover individual accounts as required to support the region



  • Must have a B.S. degree in a relevant field or 5+ years of relative experience
  • 5+ years of papermaking experience preferred
  • Proven history of leadership
  • Demonstrates expertise in product knowledge and application.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must be highly organized and motivated
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, business acumen, organizational development skills, and the interpersonal skills necessary to operate in a team environment.


Physical Demands

Must be able to physically perform the essential duties of the position which include regular sitting, standing, walking, talk and hear.  Also some lifting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, use of hands to finger and balancing. 


* 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