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Roll Cover Technology Manager

Date: Sep 18, 2017

Location: Neenah, Wisconsin, US

Company: Voith GmbH


For 150 years, Voith’s technologies have been inspiring customers, business partners and employees around the world. Sustainable
management is an important part of our history and is always reflected in our thoughts and actions.

Roll Cover Technology Manager  
Neenah, Wi 




Job Summary: This position is responsible for working closely with Voith's roll cover R&D organization and quality/process systems to ensure successful new product/process implementations and continuous imporvment in quality and conformance to global standards. Additionally this positions will provide technical support to North American sales and roll plant staffs. This role will be located at the Neenah roll plant in Neenah, Wisconsin.




  1. Lead and coordinate technology transfer for new roll cover products and processes with R&D and the roll plants for the resin, thermal spray, and polyurethane cover product lines.
  2. Lead root cause analysis and solution identification for significant roll cover manufacturing and quality issues.
  3. Analyze, identify, and support implementation of roll cover (and roll service) quality improvement projects for the roll plants.
  4. Continuously improve conformance to global product and process manufacturing standards through development and implementation of work instructions, manufacturing tools, and audits.
  5. Perform roll cover failure analyses and report findings to management as needed.
  6. Manage part-time lab personnel.
  7. Provide technical support to the roll plants and sales department as needed.
  8. All other duties that may be assigned.

      9.  Travel to North America roll plants on a regular basis (up to 30%)




  1. Requires knowledge of company quality policy and operating procedures.
  2. Requires above average communication skills (oral and written) and computer skills – working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and ERP systems.





  1. Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Pulp and Paper Science, or a related degree.
  2. Preferred is a certified green/black belt in Lean Six Sigma.
  3. 5-10 years of project management experience, with 1-3 years of experience in a production environment.
  4. Preferred is 3 to 5 years of experience with paper machine equipment.


Voith Paper 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.

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