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INNOVATE Talent Program: R&D Engineer (m/f/d) Sustainable Packaging

Date: Oct 3, 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 12 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) Sustainable Packaging  
Job ID 66675 | located in Heidenheim | starting September 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

  • Support Voith Paper in the important future topic of sustainable packaging by working on current research projects on the subject of sustainable packaging solutions made out of paper.
  • Be part of the complete process, from idea generation through feasibility studies and product development to market launch.
  • Assist in carrying out experiments at test facilities and carry out supplementary investigations independently.
  • Take responsiblility for the evaluation and processing of the results as well as the definition of new test contents together with the project team.
  • Collaborate with internal and external R&D departments, engineering departments, institutes and our product management.
  • Prepare invention disclosures and the processing of patent applications and hold national and international technical presentations.


Your profile

  • Excellent master’s degree in the field of packaging technology, process engineering, paper technology, industrial engineering or comparable.
  • Ideally experience in packaging and sustainability and good knowledge on paper barriers is highly appreciated.
  • Ability to handle and evaluate big amount of data. 
  • Very good German and English language skills, both written and spoken, as well as good knowledge of MS Office products (esp. Excel and PowerPoint) are required for this position.
  • Ability to discuss content and solutions constructively, an analytical mindset and a solution-oriented as well as independent way of working
  • Curious, open for discussions and to listen to experts, easy to network, flexible to work in groups, and resilient to keep a good attitude during complex investigations.
  • Good sense for customer needs and development opportunities as well as goal orientation.


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.


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

Your personal contact

J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Recruiting Services • Petra Flüg • phone +49 7321 37 2382
Job ID 66675