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Assembly Technician

Date: Dec 14, 2018

Location: Springfield, Oregon, USA

Company: Voith Group


For the Voith Paper, Shop department, we are looking for:

Assembly Technician 
Springfield, OR 

This is a 2nd shift position that will have a training period on 1st shift. Once the training period is over the employee will move to 2nd shift.




This position is responsible for disassemble, reassemble, and machining of paper machine components, utilizing blueprints, work instructions, or knowledge of machine construction.




  • Reviews work orders and/or blueprints, sketches and diagrams, to determine work required.
  • Disassemble and assemble components.
  • Inspect and measure components with precision tools and instruments to ensure they are within specifications (micrometers, calipers, depth gauges)
  • Machine parts to specification, using manual lathe, milling machine, drill press, etc. 
  • Cleans parts with solvents, steam cleaner, hot tank, sand blaster and/or caustic soda.
  • Prime or paints parts by hand or with spray gun.
  • Operate forklift, overhead crane (up to 80 tons) or pickup truck to move parts and components.
  • Set up and balance rolls to required tolerances established by work order, supervisor and/or engineer.
  • Make balancing decisions on rolls, based on experience and available information.
  • Complete inspection forms and reports accurately.
  • Look for improvements in process, implement lean manufacturing principles, and provide information to supervisor for implementation.
  • Clean work area and maintain equipment during shift.




  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • 5 years of machining, millwright or automotive mechanic experience.  Experience on manual equipment, preferred (i.e., lathe, milling machine, key cutter).  Prior experience assembling and disassembling rolls, parts, or machine components, preferred.
  • Must possess hand tools and tool box necessary for job, and provide itemized list to employer for insurance purposes. Minimum tool list will be provided by employer. (Employees are responsible to insure their own tools).
  • Must possess valid driver's license.
  • Job requires frequent lifting of 10 - 20 LBS and a rare push/pull of up to 150 LBS.
  • Flexibility required in job duties and hours to meet production deadlines; may change or rotate shifts.
  • Demonstrating safe work habits -  Using prescribed safety procedures and equipment per specific job requirements; operating equipment, tools and vehicles in a safe manner; exercising high level of judgment for safety awareness and  response to emergencies and urgent job demands.


Why join Voith? Qualified, motivated and loyal employees are the engine for our innovative capability and competitiveness. The willingness to think ahead and an enthusiasm for technology is what all Voithians have in common. For our Group Division Voith Paper we search for employees that are respectful team players and as diverse as our markets. Use your chance – at Voith.

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.


Sounds like you? Apply now and become a Voithian! If you are interested in this position, please send us your application using the link at the bottom of this page. For further questions please contact:


Please apply on Voith Career Website and below is the link to apply:



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