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.

Support the Voith Group | Group Division Paper as

Application Manager Automation (m/f/d) 
Job ID 72269 | Location Heidenheim


Your tasks

  • Create competitive offers for automation products and upgrades in the area of the entire paper production line.

  • Carry out control upgrades and upgrades of process control systems (preferably PCS7), quality control systems with associated sensors/actuators as well as pneumatic/hydraulic control upgrades and integrate these products into existing system architectures.

  • Integrate our products into existing system architectures and upgrade process control systems, quality control systems with associated sensors/actuators and pneumatic/hydraulic control upgrades.

  • Develop customer-optimised solution concepts in close coordination with our internal processing departments, clarify technical details and carry out project-specific cost and price calculations as well as initiate technical and commercial risk analyses.

  • Presentations internally as well as occasionally at customer sites.


Your profile

  • Successfully completed technical studies or technician training in the field of automation technology, electrical engineering, mechatronics or in a comparable field with a focus on automation technology.
  • Ideally, professional experience in the field of automation of machines and plants and PCS7 knowledge; knowledge in the field of process engineering processes, preferably paper production, is a plus.
  • Very good knowledge of English as well as good knowledge of German, both spoken and written.
  • Motivated approach to customers, suppliers and departments, ability to work under pressure, ability to work in a team as well as initiative, communication skills and flexibility.
  • Willingness for occasional global business trips (10 %).

We offer you an international working environment with an open and inclusive company culture. In addition, you can expect flexible working models, sustainable development opportunities and various offers for the compatibility of family and career as well as health and well-being.


Shape the future of paper production with us and set the course for an innovative and trend-setting project. You can get a first insight here: PAPERMAKING FOR LIFE.


Apply now via our web portal.


Find more details about the application process.


The J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | Voith Paper (VPH) is looking forward to your application!

Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Talent Acquisition Team • Pia Bolsinger • Tel. +49 7321 37 2615


Job ID 72269