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INNOVATE Talent Program: R&D Engineer (m/f/d) Smart Products

Date: Jul 5, 2021

Location: Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg, DE

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.

The Voith Group | Division Paper is looking for candidates (m/f/d) with potential for our INNOVATE Talent Program. This program offers graduates a 18 months development journey, to build-up on their talent, in preparation for their future at Voith.

INNOVATE Talent Program: R&D Engineer (m/f/d) Smart Products  
Job ID 66588 | located in Heidenheim | starting October 2021


Detect your own aspiration! 

The program gives you the opportunity to find your individual way within our broad business set-up. We offer you a varying development journey for junior engineers or technical graduates. Your working areas relate to strategically important and current business issues, including high interaction with other departments and interdisciplinary approaches.
The program consists of an appropriate onboarding in your department, including functional and personal trainings dependent on your individual requirements. According to the job set-up and your interests, job rotations and a short-term international trips may be included. You additionally benefit from an experienced mentor, who will ensure a well-suited introduction into Voith as a company.
Find more details about our INNOVATE Talent Program.

Your tasks

  • Take responsibility for the development of "smart" products and modules in the paper manufacturing process (focusing on the environment of rolls and clothing of a paper machine in the context of Industry 4.0). 
  • Lead development projects using common project management tools and monitor projects to ensure objectives are met.
  • Integrate real and virtual sensors into our products and generate significant added value by using AI, AR, etc. 
  • Ensure communication and networking between our departments (product management, application) and production sites to guarantee product developments meet the customer requirements. 
  • Take responsibility for technology screening focusing on Industry 4.0 and select suitable automation and sensor technologies. 


Your profile

  • Excellent master's degree in physics or engineering (e.g. mechatronics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering). 
  • Good understanding as well as initial practical experience in the areas of Industrie 4.0, IoT, AI or AR/VR.
  • Experience in project management, programming and handling microcontrollers.  
  • Experience in research and development is advantageous. 
  • Very good knowledge in programming (Python or Matlab) with enthusiasm in software development.     
  • Fluent in German and English (written and spoken). 
  • Practice-oriented action, methodical and structured approach as well as independent and innovative working method. 
  • Willingness to occasionally travel worldwide. 

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 our division Paper with challenging tasks and scope for creativity. Furthermore there are a lot of other reasons working with Voith. Take your chance – at Voith

Got curious? Apply now via our web portal with your cover letter, resume and references.
Application deadline is Monday, August 02, 2021


The J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VPEZ is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Recruiting Services • Sandra Diebold • phone +49 7321 37 6506
Job ID 66588