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Engineering Student Intern

Date: Jan 17, 2022

Location: Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada

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.


About the Group Division Voith Paper

Part of the Voith Group, as the full-line supplier to the paper industry, the Group Division 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. With its Servolution concept, Voith offers its customers tailored service solutions for all sections of the production process. Voith Papermaking 4.0 ensures that equipment is optimally connected, while the secure use of generated data enables paper manufacturers to improve plant availability and efficiency.

For the Voith Canada, Paper division, Engineering department, we are looking for:

Engineering Student Intern 
Hawkesbury, Ontario


Area of Study: Mechanical Engineering preferred

Language: French and English


Below is the work study project List concerning the engineering department:


1. Bill of Material Development 

To research old job files to extract parts and material purchased on that job to create Bill of Materials for specific rolls.

Review old drawing and organize them in our MRP JDE system, SharePoint or local server.


2. 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.


3. Head Fit and Torques Standardization - Torques Standardization Process and verification

Head fit standardization in 3-4 weeks (which includes torque), we would hope to write directly in JDE the value of Head fits, bolt specs and torque for the first 25 suction rolls bigger than 36-40" in diameters of each plants.

Waisted bolts inventory evaluation and clarification of cost to make them.


4. Dynamic Balancing Machine – VIBRATION ANALYSIS

To Document process for Pulse Check Machine. Develop clear process and document complete process. Research alternative vibration units that can be setup for measurements on roll housings. 


5. 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.


6. OPEX, ISO Certification and Safety

To assist Quality & Operations Excellence Coordinator with implementation ISO, OPEX and Safety procedures.


7. Coordinate Measuring Machine Development

To determine root cause of why CMM is giving us discrepancies between machinist using micrometers and CMM.

Determine ideal setup and\or determine which common measurement we should use the CMM to gather accurate measurements. Develop and implement new procedure.


8. E-form Development (VBA programming needed)

To update and modify standard eform to function to meeting engineering and operations needs for documenting roll rebuild process. Coding required for excel and access macros.


9. Tablet Development Implementation

Check with IT on implementing tablet technology on the shop floor to improve efficiency. Need to consult with IT on best VOITH tablet possible, purchase and implement.


10. Email Sharing \ Job File Server Organization

Determine best way to share emails, customer notes, and job documents together on the server for each job.

Possible software: Outlook pst, One Note, Teams and etc.


11. Stud Verification Process And Gage Set

There have been regular problems establishing stud drawing or specification. Need process and tools to verify specification. Establish process for verifying studs design errors and measurements.  Develop set of studs as gages to verify fits and purchase special micrometer to measure pitch diameter of thread as recommended by roll replacement.



Determine naming format and procedure for all drawings. Organize drawings on server and SharePoint? Scan all hardcopy drawings too and manuals. Establish and write procedure for all drawings – future student procedure.


13.  Documentation of project manager\engineering process.

How to train a new engineering? Training checklist. Videos on how to use software. Part of QA main project.


14.  Lip Seal upgrade process – Documentation and specification

Documentation of spec and process for Mechanical Roll Service upgrade commitments.



To determine procedure of what photos are needed for disassembly, inspection and reassembly procedure for engineering mechanical report.  We have missing photos and not correct photos.