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2nd Shift Mechanic

Date: Sep 28, 2021

Location: Austell, Georgia, 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., Manufacturing department, we are looking for:

2nd Shift Mechanic  
Austell, GA


This is a 2nd shift position (4:30pm to 1:00am Monday-Friday)!!! 


Summary – The Millwright / Mechanic services and repairs rollers used in paper industrial machines. He/ she is responsible for inspecting, disassembling, repair and re assemble mechanical rollers, interpreting blueprints and fabricate components and/or jigs to help in servicing those rollers.

By applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, and troubleshooting the Millwright / Mechanic disassembles, inspects and diagnose, categorizes, and store components. Analyze and suggest plans to repair or replace worn or broken parts or install upgrades.


Reasons you’ll love working here:

Health and safety are a top priority with all of our roles and sites:


  • Earn more: You can expect a competitive wage and reliable paycheck when you work for Voith. As well as plenty of opportunities to boost your income while helping Voith to achieve its goals; some of these opportunities are: Over time, Quality and Productivity Bonus, Spot bonuses and Referral Bonus. Also Voith offers a sign on bonus; of $500.00 after 3 months of employment and $500.00 more at the 6 month mark.
  • 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 on or after date of hire, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement 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.


Responsibilities -


  • Inspect and troubleshoot paper rollers condition
  • Measure bearing clearances and install different types of bearings
  • Read blue prints and drawings
  • Disassemble and Assemble mechanical systems
  • Familiar with measuring devices (micrometers)
  • Utilize hoist, lift trucks, hand tools and power tools
  • Operate overhead cranes, tow motors and fork lifts
  • Fabrication experience a plus (welding, machining, and finishing) 


Required Experience – 


  • Personally exhibit safety as a core value and effectively communicate a shared vision for safety
  • Minimum high school diploma or have a GED equivalent
  • Machining a plus, welding and painting
  • Wear required safety equipment/PPE
  • Continue to develop skills to become a multi-skill mechanic (including millwright, welding, and other fields as needed)
  • Utilize excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work effectively alone or within a team
  • Utilize strong organizational skills to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Analyze problems and develop solutions independently or with teams


Physical Demands -

* 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. 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: Atlanta