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Sr. Field Service Technician

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

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 € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Service Sales Team of Voith Turbo Canada, we are looking for talents for the position of:

Sr. Field Service Technician  
Calgary, (AB) or Mississauga (ON)


The Sr. Field Service Representative reports to the VP of Service Sales, Industry and creates a long term trustful relationship with customers and provides technical solutions to meet customer expectations. A mindset of customer satisfaction, quality service and safety first is required.


The incumbent manages all phases of field service cycle including but not limited to:

  • perform inspections, repairs, overhauls, alignment and commissioning in the field
  • technical support
  • determination of scope of work and parts requirement
  • scheduling
  • providing assistance to insides sales
  • assist quotation process with job duration & expense estimates
  • support order generation and dispatching of tooling



  • Examine, Inspect, troubleshoot, disassemble, reassemble, overhaul and perform general maintenance on all Voith Hydrodynamic and Geared Industrial products in the field or at a Voith facility.
  • Execute and lead task with great level of Safety standards.
  • Provide commissioning, preventative maintenance, emergency repairs and troubleshooting services for Voith Industrial products.
  • Act as the project manager for all field service jobs including management of third parties in order to secure the service timeline.
  • Provide customer support to customers / operators via in person, phone and/or email.
  • Provide documented service analysis and / or reports for preventative maintenance, failure situations, repairs and overhauls
  • Arrange and execute and safety training required by customer for site entry
  • Provide service support for direct sales force.
  • Complete special projects as assigned by Manager.
  • Some international travel outside of North America.
  • Promote after-sales business, as upgrades, maintenance programs
  • Coordinate scheduling of work requested by customer and arrange support of other field service representative if required
  • Assist inside sales with quote creation by providing parts required, scope of work, duration of work and expected expenses
  • Assist insides sales coordinator for order creation
  • Assist inside sales with planning of tooling requirement and any other items required for dispatching
  • Submittal of expenses, timesheets and reports for expedient invoicing of customers
  • Other Duties as assigned.

 All tasks above must be performed with strict adherence to Voith OPNs, SOPs, directives, guidelines and authority matrix


Major Professional Interactions

  • VTC Management
  • VTC Outside Sales and inside sales
  • In-house service technicians
  • Suppliers (internal and external)
  • Customer
  • Sub-Contractors



  • Post-secondary education in mechanical field an asset
  • Red seal ticket or equivalent required


Working Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with field work in a similar industry (mechanical rotating equipment).
  • PLC controls experience is an asset
  • Vibration Analysis experience is an asset


Knowledge and abilities

  • Good written and oral communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely relay information to customers in writing (Service Reports) and phone conversations.
  • Ability to build and maintain successful working relationships with customers.
  • Confident decision maker
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals and drawings.
  • Fully fluent in English with very good communication skills. Knowledge of French is an asset
  • Good knowledge of MS-Office
  • Ability lift and carry up to 50 pounds


Other particularities for this position

  • 24/7 days per week availability
  • Travel up to 60% of total working time


Competency Profile

  • Competencies essential to succeed in this position:                                                                                     
  • Self-confidence                                                                                                                             
  • Results orientation                                                                               
  • Flexibility and adaptability                                      
  • Initiative                                                                       
  • Interpersonal communication skills                        
  • Conflict management                                                                 
  • Ability to show consideration                                           
  • Autonomy                                                                            
  • Leadership                                                                                 
  • Customer orientation                                                
  • Strategic abilities                                                        
  • Decision making                                                      
  • Prioritization                                                             
  • Organization                                                             
  • Analytical abilities                                                    
  • Tolerance towards ambiguity                                
  • Quality orientation                                                  
  • Delegation                                                                
  • Discipline and rigor                                                  
  • Entrepreneurship                                                     
  • Stress management                                                 
  • Self-management                                                     
  • Problem solving                                                        
  • Listening skills                                                          
  • Abilities to work in teams                                      
  • Ability to persuade                                                  
  • Networking abilities                                                   


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


Voith Group in Canada Why join our team

  • Comprehensive range of group insurance including medical, dental and travel coverage from day 1 – for you and your family, at no cost
  • Telemedicine services and Employee Assistance Program, available 24/7 for you and your family, at no cost
  • Competitive total compensation
  • Group RRSP with employer contributions
  • Free parking
  • Summer schedule
  • Work flexibility for work-life balance
  • Remote work policy for a hybrid model
  • Flexible dress code depending on your day
  • Inclusive environment that values diversity
  • Talent development program
  • Leadership training
  • Mentorship program
  • Reimbursement of tuition fees
  • Scholarship program for the children of Voithians
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership fees
  • Voith Group operates net climate-neutrally at all global locations since 2022
  • Family company with financial stability
  • International assignment opportunities
  • Access to expert colleagues throughout the world
  • Committed, motivated and highly competent colleagues and leaders
  • Employee referral bonus program


Voith Turbo Inc., 4055 Sladeview Crescent, Unit 5, Mississauga, ON L5L 5Y1