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Sr. Service Representative - South East

Date: Aug 27, 2021

Location: Austell, Georgia, USA

Company: Voith Group

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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 € 4.2 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., Sales department, we are looking for:


Sr. Service Representative - South East  
Appleton, WI

 

Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems, NA is a part of the Voith Group and is a supplier to the paper industry.  We are looking for highly motivated candidates for the position of Sr. Service Representative in the SouthEast Region which includes Eastern Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee. 

 

This specific position requires a location within 1 hour of Savannah, GA.

 

Description

The Service Representative is responsible for specific paper mill accounts in which they will call on key decision makers such as superintendents, asst. superintendents, shift supervisors and other management/technical personnel. Their primary function is to provide technical support, problem solving and data collection. They will also provide technical service on paper machines both while the machine is running as well as during machine shutdowns.  This support includes product installs, inspections and paper machine start up assistance, reporting and communication.

 

Responsibilities

  • Promote a safe work environment by completing all safety training required by Voith and customer mills and by demonstrating safe work practices on the job.
  • Make regular mill calls to provide technical service which includes problem solving, data collection, monitoring product performance, project work and general account support.
  • Coordinates and performs in down-day service including product installations, inspections, reporting and start up support as required.
  • Determine with sales representative and regional team members the prescribed levels of call frequencies through account planning to properly support customer mills both on a routine and on shutdowns.
  • Maintain customer records and files including inventory control, opportunity management, product performance, visit reports, etc.  Communication of account development is a critical component.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • The requirements listed in this job profile 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.

 

Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in the paper industry is preferred.
  • Must be willing to travel with an expectation of 70% travel expected in this position.  Travel will be local to the territory in most conditions.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with computer systems, data collection and data analysis is preferred.

 

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel products, reach with arms and hands, do some lifting, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching.  Exposure to heat is common on paper machines.

Qualified, motivated and loyal employees are the engine for our innovative capability and competitiveness. The willingness to think ahead and an enthusiasm for technology is what all Voithians have in common. We search for employees that are respectful team players and are as diverse as our markets.

 

* 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