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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.

The Voith US Inc Field Service Team, is looking for:

Traveling General Laborer - Entry Level  
Appleton, WI

For more information on what Voith does, please click here: Voith corporate image movie (EN) - YouTube


Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Health and safety are a top priority at Voith
  • Want a career with the potential for advancement vs. a job
  • Pay starting at $21-$25/hour
  • Large, clean and safe working environment
  • Company provided and paid uniforms, safety boot and glasses allowance
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid Holidays per Year
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • 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.


Job Profile Summary:

The "Traveling General Laborer" is a member of the Service Department working under the direction of the manager of the MW micro-enterprise business reporting under the Service business. The Traveling General Laborer is responsible to install equipment at customer site and repair equipment in our Voith facility.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe work environment in the field, to heighten safety awareness amongst all colleagues.
  • Perform work, supervised and unsupervised, in the field at customer’s mill site
  • Collaboration with customer personnel planning onsite work
  • Participate in installation related discussions, in house or at customer site
  • Main responsibility is the installation of fiber systems equipment and parts
  • Organize tools and parts needed for field service activities
  • Follow up visits to complete any punch list items and complete the job for final acceptance by the customer
  • Continually look for improvements in materials, methods, and tooling required to complete field service and repair activities
  • If applicable, complete timely and accurate service reports, time records, and expense forms
  • Conduct or participate in meetings with managers, co-workers, and / or customers
  • Are willing to travel (25%-40%) and experience new locations possibly for extended periods of time.
  • Perform other duties as assigned such as in-house technical assistance for customers


Experience required (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required):

  • A good mechanical aptitude as well as basic knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulic and controls
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings, control schematics and bills of materials
  • Good communication skills, verbal, and written, with good customer relation skills
  • Ability to operate independent of daily direction
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Excellent customer relations skills
  • Ability to operate independent of daily direction, i.e. sees what needs to be done and does it
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks and demands, makes things happen, gets results
  • Good troubleshooting/problem solving skills


Education Required (minimum):

  • High school degree in and/or related experience

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