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Intern, Engineering

Date: Jun 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 € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Canada team of Group Division Voith Paper, we are looking for:

Intern, Engineering  
Hawkesbury, ON


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.


Engineering Intern (Co-op) – FALL 2022 Term


Area of Study: Mechanical Engineering with VBA programming preferred.

Languages: French and English. 


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

  1. Bill of Material Development \ Roll Specification in ROLL MASTER JDE

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 system (JDE or new SAP system) under roll master.


  1. Hydraulic Roll guideline implementation

Complete student engineering project to establish clear leakage guidelines for hydraulic rolls and some unique swim rolls (big seals) when doing dynamic tests. Simple chart needed with result range needed, procedure and calculator based data extract of past test results.  


  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.



SKF Pulse vibration unit. Source and price new vibration units that can be setup for measurements on roll housings. Other units have Emerson  AMS 2140 Analyzer. Explore next level for SKF pulse system for analyzing vibration of roll on the balancer.


  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. See emails. Consult with SKF on recommendation to improve water intrusion using oil seals.


  1. OPEX, ISO Certification and Safety

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


  1. CMM Implementation

Develop training videos and documentation for Coordinate Measuring Machine Arm. This project includes training and giving support to millwrights and machinist. Research next level of 3D coordinate system for measurement of repair components.


  1. Standardization of text in all quotes\travelers in JDE (medium) – ON GOING

Develop new template for all quotes with most current text. Program all internal specification in roll master for traveler barcode documents



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.

Sharepoint links: What naming convention do we want to sue going forward.


  1. Documentation of project manager\engineering process. (Low)

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


  1. Lip Seal upgrade process – Documentation and specification (medium)

Documentation of spec and process for Mechanical Roll Service upgrade commitments. Determine when can a lip seal be introduced into a bearing housing design?  We know if the environment has very abrasive contaminant it can destroy the lip seal.



Missing photos and not correct photos taken during project. Determined best method for implementation for standard photo procedure



To review all grind surface roughness specifications ranges for every roll cover from various sources and determine standard specification then implement specification.


  1. SAP S/HANNA MRP System Implementation\Transition (low)

To support implementation of new MRP system and review current processes for improvement.


  1. Communication Improvement: Tablet \ Teams

Install new MRS shipping app onto tablet and demo to shipping.


  1. SKF BART Bearing Application and inspection implementation

To help implement new SKF APP for bearing inspections. Develop work instruction for training new people on bearing inspection process and train millwrights and machinist. Ensure employees have computers for logging into system.


  1. Eform support and implementation.

Eform improvement needed as per production. Discuss what is going well and what is going bad with current eform. Check on bearing clearance calculator in eform is working correctly.