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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.

Voith Turbo in Houston, Texas is hiring for:

Shop Technician 
Houston, Texas




            The incumbent in this job is responsible for repairing customer owned equipment according to Voith specifications by disassembling and inspecting units that are returned for repair or overhaul. The technician reassembles with repaired or replaced parts to meet customer deadlines, with a commitment to safety, quality and productivity standards. Communication and flexibility are key attributes of a successful candidate.




  • Mechanical assembly and repair of hydrodynamic couplings, gearboxes and related components.
  • Read mechanical drawings and document precision measurements
  • Utilize crane/hoist, lift trucks, hand tools and power tools
  • Trouble shoot equipment reliability issues
  • Perform work assignments in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Understand and apply quality of workmanship required for each job
  • Participate in a culture of continuous improvement in both safety and processes
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 1-3 years of related experience with industrial equipment / auto mechanic
  • Ability to read blueprints and use precision measuring equipment
  • Mechanical assembly skills.
  • Proficiency with hand, electrical and air operated shop tools.
  • Knowledge of shop practices, machines and related equipment
  • Utilize strong organizational skills to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Analyze problems and develop solutions independently or with teams
  • Basic computer skills
  • Machining or welding capability is a plus
  • Painting experience is a plus Able to work as part of a team and individually




Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the key actions of job.


Talking                                                    Frequently

Hearing                                                  Frequently

Sitting                                                     Frequently

Standing                                                 Frequently

Walking                                                  Frequently

Bending                                                  Frequently

Climbing                                                 N/A

Reaching                                                Occasionally

Prolonged Overhead Work                 N/A

Pushing/Pulling                                     N/A

Kneeling/Squatting                              Occasionally

Lifting                                                      Occasionally up to 25 lbs

Carrying                                                 Occasionally up to 25 lbs

Balancing                                               N/A

Rotation/Twisting                                N/A

Keyboard Use                                        Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment      N/A

Noise level                                             occasionally up to 100 dBA


* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.



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