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 Paper is hiring:

Balance Operator 
Springfield, Oregon


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Reasons you'll love working here:

  • Health and safety are a top priority at Voith
  • $1,500 Sign-on Bonus
  • Large, clean, and safe working environment
  • Company provided and paid uniforms, safety boot and glasses allowance
  • Shift Premium of $2.50/hour for nights
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package including 401K with up to 5% Match AND a 3% Company Contribution to Start
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid Holidays per Year
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Health and Wellness Benefits



Summary: A balance operator is responsible for operating and maintaining a balance machine that measures the weight of products and materials.



  • Balance paper machine rolls to required tolerances established by work order, supervisor and/or engineer
  • Look for improvements in process and report to supervisor.
  • Make balancing decisions on rolls, based on experience and available information.
  • Transfer weights into shells, drill and tap and bolt into place.
  • Access inside of rolls or components to transfer weights.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of computer to operate balancer.
  • Must demonstrate mathematical ability, including trigonometry, to determine angles, deflections, weight transfers and/or vector splitting, required on the balancing process.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of machining processes, including a fundamental knowledge of balancing.
  • Must know how to read blueprints

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Vocational School graduate in machine shop practices, or equivalent.


Physical demands:

  • Prolonged periods standing and performing repetitive tasks.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at a time.
  • Must have manual dexterity in order to operate machines as directed.
  • Must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • Must wear gloves and ear protection.

This job description is not all encompassing; however, it 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.

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