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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.


About Voith Hydro We're not just world experts at getting sustainable energy out of water, we're also extremely proficient at sustaining the career interest of ambitious professionals. You'll be joining a multinational that started operating in hydropower in 1867, harnessed the Niagara Falls in 1903, brought hydropower to China in 1910 and, more recently, supplied two of the world's largest hydro projects: Three Gorges in China and Itaipu in Brazil. Voith Hydro is one of four divisions that make Voith one of Europe's largest family-owned businesses, operating in over 60 countries. We are currently seeking talents for the position of:


Technical Expert/Advisor 
Western Canada

 

JOB PROFILE SUMMARY

The Technical Advisor travels to customer sites to bring Voith value directly to the customer. Lead Voith crews to execute Voith HyService outages and/or technically advise customer or 3rd party crews to contribute to a successful, valuable outage. Support quoting and winning work at customer sites.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

  • Bring value-add solutions to the customer site.
  • Support proposal’s creation
  • Be on site as our Technical Advisor
  • Responsible for execution of the project according to plan, securing the established margin (OP)
  • Build customer relationship at the site level and bring opportunities to the Service Manager.
  • Lead Voith site labor, ie. labor supervisors report direct to the Service Manager
  • Direct resp. for Safety, Quality, Schedule, cost/productivity of assigned projects
  • Collaborate and follow Field Procedures as needed for workscope(s)
  • Responsible for producing final reports.
  • 24 x 7 availability/support
  • Extensive Travel
  • Billable – 75-80% assigned time

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Minimum 2 years of general hydro related experience
  • Equivalent experience in large capital industrial projects would be considered
  • Fully fluent in English with very good communication skills
  • Microsoft office with strong aptitude in MS Excel
  • Ability to pass a physical medical exam, drug and alcohol test, respirator qualification test, and background check required by Voith customers

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • College diploma (or higher) with at least 4 years of related experience OR
  • Holder of skilled trades certificates is an asset

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Visit to remote sites
  • Visit to suppliers / subcontractors

 

 

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, for  you and your family, at no cost
  • Employee Assistance Program, available 24/7
  • Competitive total compensation
  • Group RRSP with employer contributions
  • 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

 

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!