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 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 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. We are currently looking to fill the position of:

Hawkesbury, Ontario


Under general direction of the Roll Servicing Supervisor, the incumbent will investigate, evaluate, and perform the necessary work to set up and operate machine shop equipment to repair, assist or fabricate in all aspects of rolls and roll repair or other specified equipment or materials.




  • Set up and operate to prescribed tolerances engine lathes and milling, grinding, drilling, sawing and boring machines, rotary tables.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, operation and product related charts and tables and selects mechanical measuring and checking and layout tool and devices.
  • Performs measuring, checking and layout operations and selects work piece materials and the required cutting tools and abrasives for metal removing operations.
  • Applies knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Computes dimensions and tolerances and prepares working sketches from general descriptions and tolerance and by examining parts and their mating surfaces.
  • May be required to operate assembled or repaired mechanisms to test performance.
  • Head fits – checks concentricity of shell and head, taper and verify interference is according to specifications.
  • Basic welding arc and acetylene-oxygen is required.
  • Fabricate jigs and fixtures.
  • Fabricate dummy head or accessories for rolls.
  • Direct apprentices under supervision of machine shop supervisor when and where applicable.
  • Metalize, using electrochemical or arc spray metalizing equipment.
  • Other duties as specified.




  • Licensed or Apprentice Machinist
  • Proficiency in French, functional spoken and written English
  • Available for rotating shifts (day and evening)
  • As part of our hiring process, we require a pre-hire medical examination




Voith Paper is proud to offer a pleasant working environment with a lot of emphasis on safety and cleanliness in our plant. We offer competitive conditions, and you will work with committed, motivated, and highly competent colleagues and leaders. In addition, Voith Group operates net climate-neutrally at all global locations since 2022.


  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Journeyperson entry wage: 27,39$/hour
  • Lead Hand, Trainer and Pay For Knowledge premiums
  • Apprentice entry wage: 25,73$/hour. Premiums offered for apprentices who have completed 2000 and 4000 hours of apprenticeship.
  • Day shift is from 7am – 3pm and evening shift is from 3pm to 11pm.
  • Tools provided
  • Paid trainings provided internally.
  • Comprehensive range of group insurance (single or family coverage) including medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverages offered after completed probation period; premium paid 80% by Voith
  • Long-term disability insurance offered; premium paid by the employee
  • Retirement savings plan with basic employer contribution and co-match
  • Tele-medicine services for you and your family, at no cost for you
  • 11 paid statutory and floating paid holidays per year
  • Free and confidential Employee Assistance Program