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Production Associate - Membrane

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Summerville, South Carolina, USA

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.

The Voith US Inc. Manufacturing Department, is looking for:

Production Associate - Membrane  
Summerville, SC

This position is a 12 hour rotating schedule (4 days (Mon – Thu), 4 nights (Mon – Thu)) and then starting back on the next rotation. 


Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Health and safety are a top priority at Voith
  • Pay range $17 - $19/hr (depending on shift)
  • $2,000 sign on/retention bonus
  • Eligible for production bonuses – Totaled $2,000+ for the last 12 months
  • Clean, safe, air-conditioned work environment
  • Rotating shift schedule with weekends off
  • Opportunities for promotion (with salary increase) in 1st 6-12 months based on skill & knowledge
  • Paid time off (10+ shifts) plus 10 paid holidays
  • PPE and Uniforms included


Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month on or after date of hire, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses ($2,000) and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.


Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development, team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world.



The Membrane Apprentice will be trained to set-up and run the crosshead extruder and the membrane maker machines. The apprentice should demonstrate good attendance, a willingness to learn, and be able to work efficiently on night shifts with no supervision. The area of work is climate controlled and has an excellent safety record.

Job Requirements:
A. Must be able to learn to run all processes and complete all tasks including:
1. Starting up and running crosshead extruder
2. Creeling and threading up membrane machines
3. Starting up and shutting down membrane machines
4. Inspecting and repairing membrane material
5. Identifying and correcting quality defects
6. Trouble shooting all processes
7. Safely operate a small hoist crane
8. Safely operate a forklift and a pallet jack
7. Paperwork
8. Packaging

B. Work efficiently without direct supervision

C. Must be physically able to:
1. Lift and transport 50 pounds.
2. Push and pull carts/dollies with up to 1,000 pounds.



1. High school diploma or equivalent.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina