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 22,000 employees, sales of € 5.5 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith Turbo is hiring for:

Application Engineer - Rotating Machinery  
Houston, TX


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Reasons you’ll love working here: 

  • Flexibility with work/life balance including a Hybrid schedule 

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package 

  • 401K with generous company match 

  • Climate-neutral footprint worldwide 

  • Tuition reimbursement 



The Application Engineer provides technical sales support and product selection, product pricing, and quotation support for our mechanical variable speed drives used in Power Generation, Oil & Gas as well as in growth fields such as hydrogen. This position requires an understanding of primary mechanical power transmission engineering design and application knowledge for compressor and pump drive lines. The Application Engineer is part of the global Sales Support team and will be supported by Experts from the factory in Germany. 



  • Support the local Sales Organization in Americas in processing customer projects. 

  • Analyze customers’ technical requirements (specifications), conduct feasibility checks. Translate project requirements into costing and customer offer. 

  • Make initial product selections which meet the customer drive specifications using Voith selection and pricing tools. 

  • Support our outside sales staff with technical support during the offer phase e.g. for technical clarification meetings  

  • Once customer order is received, prepare handover documentation to the order execution team in the factory and conduct the handover. 

  • Contribute in continuous improvement of tools and processes and implementation of individual improvement initiatives. 

  • National and International travel required < 10% of the time depending on demand.  Primary travel would include USA, Germany and South America. This position will require extensive time in Germany during initial training period.  

  • Interact with vendors concerning parts they supply or propose to supply to company as part of the overall drive package (heat exchanger, connection couplings, base frames, etc). 



  • Bachelor of engineering degree from four-year accredited college or university  

  • Experience in the drive system design & engineering with regards to the following: 

  • High speed rotating equipment (general) 

  • Centrifugal compressors 

  • Centrifugal pumps & fans 

  • Air-to-Oil and Water-to-Oil heat exchangers will be a plus 

  • Demonstrate effective communication & collaboration teamwork skills 

  • Ability to multi-task based on business need 

  • Excellent time management skills 

  • Hybrid work possible; work in the Houston office is expected 

Don’t meet every single requirement but think you would be a good fit for our team? We encourage you to apply – your unique skills may be just what we need for this or other roles! 

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent. 

Nearest Major Market: Houston