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Consulting Service Engineer Voith Hydro East Africa

Date: Apr 14, 2018

Location: Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg, DE

Company: Voith GmbH



For 150 years, Voith’s technologies have been inspiring customers, business partners and employees around the world. Worldwide, a quarter of all electricity generated by hydropower is produced with technologies and services from Voith. In power stations all over the world, components and services from Voith ensure regular energy supplies.


For Voith Hydro we are looking for you as a


Consulting Service Engineer Voith Hydro East Africa 
Job ID 51328 | Location Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) 

Your Tasks:

  • Dedicated as a product and process specialist for the service of hydropower plants
  • Service immediate customer needs and drive customer satisfaction
  • On-site assessments, diagnosis, preventative maintenance, repairs and / or upgrades to customer’s equipment with support from technical experts in of other departments
  • Identify opportunities to add more value for products and services in the region
  • Build and maintain contact and relationships with customers / suppliers / vendors
  • Take responsibility for the coordination of transfer meetings with sales, project management and customers
  • Support market and competitor analysis


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in science / engineering or equivalent education with competency in hydro plant machinery with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Expertise in field service and commissioning are required and knowledge about on-site machining is advantageous
  • Experience in project management and sales opportunity management
  • Excellent communicator with (international) team working skills, problem solving competence and ability to work independently and result-oriented
  • Open-minded personality with great attention to detail, punctuality and reliability
  • Fluent spoken and written communication skills in English is mandatory
  •  Willingness to travel in East African countries


We want you:
Become a Voithian and join us to shape the future of our company. Working at Voith means to actively promote future-oriented technologies. We offer you a responsible job in the division Voith Hydro with challenging tasks and scope for creativity. Our offer are varied challenges and good opportunities for further to development in the dynamic environment of an internationally successful company in the field of hydro power as well as the opportunity to grow with the regional office. Furthermore there are a lot of other reasons for working with Voith. Use your chance - at Voith.


Are you interested? We are looking forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, resume, references).



Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA

HR EMEA w/o DACH Region  •  Daniel Ahlers  •  Phone +49 7321 37 9810