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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, 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.

For the Voith Paper division R&D department, we are looking for:

R&D Technician II  
Summerville, SC

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Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Hybrid Schedule and Summer Hours
  • Dress for Your Day Dress Code
  • 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
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits


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.

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

Work life balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.


Job Summary

Voith materials R&D group is looking for a technician with strong analytical skills, experience with testing and documentation and who is ready to work in a global team. 


Tasks & responsibilities

  • Testing and analysis of yarns, fabrics and raw materials
  • Manage operation and general maintenance of the lab equipements (Tensile tester, shrink force, FTIR, DSC, TGA & climate chamber etc)
  • Provide support to the product development activities of Polymer Scientist in the team
  • Develop and implement new testing procedures
  • Documentation of test results and mainenance of product and material database
  • Provide technical service to the customer 


Candidate requirements

  • At least five years of experience in testing or QA, experience with monofilaments is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, great problem solving and data analysis skills, creative, attention to details, self-driven, and able to work with a team.
  • Ability to learn new analytical test methods and create test protocols.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Windows applications including Microsoft Office.
  • Associate degree or above preferred



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!


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.