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 22,000 employees, sales of € 5.5 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

About Voith Paper - As the full-line supplier to the paper industry, Voith Paper provides the largest range of technologies, services, components and products on the market and offers paper manufacturers solutions from one single source. The company's continuous stream of innovations takes papermaking to the next level and facilitates resource-conserving production. In Canada, our plant in Hawkesbury operates since 1985, where our teams perform the mechanical maintenance, and the manufacturing of roll covers for the paper machine rolls. These steel rolls, that weigh as much as 50 tons, are of very high precision to be used for papermaking.

Intern-Co-op, Engineering  
Hawkesbury, Ontario





  • Able to prioritize daily request and projects to meet engineering needs\deadlines.
  • Able to communicate in pleasant manner with various departments, customers or suppliers 
  • Work on various engineering projects during the work term. Below is the work study project list concerning the engineering department:


  1. Bill of Material Development \ JDE Roll Master Specifications

To research old job files to extract parts and material purchased on that job to create Bill of Materials for specific rolls. Extract and confirm all product specifications and input into database. Establish automated output of specification on traveler documents and sales orders.

  1. Hydraulic Roll guideline implementation

Finish what previous summer student project and foremost establish clear guidelines for CC rolls and some unique swim rolls (big seals) when doing dynamic tests. Simple chart needed with result range needed and procedure.

  1. FEA Simulation

Solid Works - to simulate existing specific custom head and shaft designs and apply loads under real machine conditions and\or lathe condition to check some specific stress and determined Factor of Safety rating on material. Try to setup classic equations that identifies weakness in shaft engineering design.

  1. Customer Account projects – special upgrades\modification

To assist Project Managers with customer accounts. Internal sales, quotation, reports and review of customer paper machine roll design, implement standard upgrade design and develop new upgrades base on existing condition.

  1. CMM Implementation

Develop and implement new procedure for Coordinate Measuring Machine Arm. This project includes training and giving support to millwrights and machinist.

  1. Roll Centers to Digitization

Support ongoing project to digitize process between engineering and production.



  • Bachelors of Engineering Student (mechanical preferred)
  • Excellent language skills (French and English)
  • Microsoft 365 experience (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power point, OneNote and Teams) 
  • Technical CAD and drawing annotation proficiency.
  • VB Programming background would be an asset.


What’s in it for you:

  • Flexible tasks that develop with your abilities
  • Exposure to industry experts & mentors
  • Meaningful mandate
  • Diverse working environment
  • Regular get-togethers & celebrations
  • Safety first environment
  • Loyalty premium for interns who return for a 2nd, 3rd, or 4th internship with Voith


Working at Voith Paper means joining a global industry leader in the papermaking world, while being in a family-style work environment with supportive colleagues - local teams collaborating to gain global reach! Working together in a spirit of trust and cooperation, we’re looking forward to welcoming you as part of out team.


Voith Paper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age immigration status, disability or other applicable legally protected Characteristics to apply.