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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.

For the Voith Paper division, we are looking for:

Technical Sales Specialist  
Appleton, WI

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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.



The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for supporting the Paper Machine/Fiber Systems Spare Parts Departments and the Supply Chain Management Group. 
This position also provides additional support to the Service Dept. and the P&S Sales force.



  • Identify spare parts for customer requests using Voith documentation and legacy databases.
  • Provide technical support for the other departments in the P&S Division.
  • Determine the best source for purchased and manufactured parts using local and international suppliers.
  • Estimate spare part costs to achieve quick quote turnaround.
  • Reading and interpreting manufacturing drawings.
  • Search and create item numbers in SAP for new components.
  • Create Bill of Materials for assemblies and weldments.
  • Provide verbal and written technical support for customers, vendors and Voith manufacturing/quality control departments.
  • Create marked-up drawings for customers to assist with the proper identification of requested parts.         
  • Identify domestic equivalents for foreign materials. 
  • Clarify drawing translations and confirm approval drawing requests.
  • Manage spare part projects and warranty issues.
  • Potential travel to customers on an extremely limited basis to provide technical support.
  • The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the management’s assignment of essential function, with knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


SUCCESS FACTORS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required)

  • Proficient in the use of computers utilizing Windows based programs as well as being able to learn and utilize the SAP and AS400 BPCS operating systems and other legacy systems that are necessary for everyday work requirements.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with good customer relation skills.
  • Having the necessary organizational skills for meeting deadlines, working under urgent timelines and performing in a multitasking environment.
  • Ability to operate independent of daily direction, i.e. "seeing what needs to be done and doing it." includes working extra hours if necessary.
  • High attention to detail.



  • Bachelor or Associates degree in industrial, manufacturing, or mechanical engineering (or equivalent practical experience). Preferably with a minimum of two to three years of experience in the pulp and paper industry or in a manufacturing environment.
  • A good mechanical aptitude with the ability to read mechanical drawings and manufacturing bills of materials.
  • Excellent computer and math skills in addition to verbal and written communication skills



  • A college level degree, technical school associate degree, or its equivalent in paper science,  industrial, manufacturing or mechanical engineering.



  • Paper mill experience in maintenance or planning/scheduling is a plus.
  • Experience in a manufacturing/machining environment is a plus.
  • Previous supervisory experience. 


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