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 a

Automation Engineer / Technician (m|f|d)  
Job ID 70773 | Location Heidenheim | suitable for job sharing


Your tasks

  • Responsible for the order processing of automation technology of plants under consideration of costs, deadlines and quality.

  • Elaborate control concepts for the respective projects (according to contract, specification as well as the general determinations and regulations).

  • Responsible for the execution of basic and detailed engineering in Comos PT (creation of functional diagrams, device specification, creation of circuit diagrams, etc.).

  • Based on software templates and/or functional descriptions or function plans, take over the programming of the application software including visualization and diagnostics.

  • Provide documentation for procurement, manufacturing, assembly and commissioning.

  • Support the functional commissioning of the planned machine sections and partly take over the management of external employees (m/f/d).


Your profile

  • Successfully completed technical studies (TU, FH) in the field of electrical engineering, automation technology, mechatronics or training as a technician (m/f/d) in the field of electrical engineering/automation.
  • Initial experience in the field of automation technology or process engineering is desirable; we are also happy to give graduates (m/f/d) a chance.
  • Very good English and good written and spoken German skills.
  • Readiness for short-term, worldwide commissioning activities (approx. 25 - 30 %).
  • High level of resilience, a self-reliant and structured way of working, as well as strong teamwork and communication skills.


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 • phone +49 7321 37 2615


Job ID 70773