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.

The Voith Purchasing department is looking for....

Sr. Sourcing Manager 


This position can be filled remotely with travel being up to 50% of the time to meet with suppliers located in Mexico. Preference is to a candidate located in Texas or Southwest U.S., or Greater Chicago area.


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.



  • Develop a N.A. specific purchasing sourcing concept with main focus on Mexican supplies buy vs. make
  • Reviews customer specification and provides procurement related comments as needed
  • Performs market analysis, negotiates diligently with suppliers on technical and commercial issues to ensure that material and services purchased are done so in the most effective manner at or below market levels or cost estimates for the work.
  • Coordinates and aligns purchasing activities with the global Material Group Manager
  • Build- up of a N.A supplier base to support the P&S Spare and Wear part business
  • Capacity planning together with sub - suppliers.
  • Coordinate time critical delivery purchases with OM / Project Mgr. in order to ensure an on- time delivery for the shop assembly or onsite delivery.
  • Provide customer-focused assistance to internal customers, particularly in association with key projects and requirements
  •  Must be willing and able to travel domestically and internationally (Canada / MX)
  •  Purchases material and services (as signed) in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Develop collaborative relationships / strategic alliances with suppliers to promote quality improvement and cost reductions
  • Support special project activities for the team as assigned by the Sr. Manager of Purchasing
  • Travel up to 50% of the time




  •  Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Engineering discipline
  •  5 - 8 years’ experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management or Project Management in multinational corporation
  • Paper machinery experience is a strong asset
  • Ability to build networks and work in cross-functional environment with different suppliers
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Self-directed and detail-oriented with the desire to solve problems
  • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude
  • Knowledge of SAP software
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish (verbal and written) required.

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