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Shift Maintenance Technician

Date: Sep 15, 2021

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 € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith US Inc., Maintenance department, we are looking for:

Shift Maintenance Technician  
Summerville, SC


Summary – This position will be responsible for standard operating/production procedures, safety, quality control, cost, delivery and continuous improvement initiatives within the Maintenance Department. This position provides maintenance support to all areas of operation and will be responsible for the supervision of Team Members assigned to the designated area.


Responsibilities –

  • Will be responsible for planning, monitoring and supervising all activities associated with Team Leader Members of the assigned area.
  • Responsible for maintaining efficiencies and team measureables through maintenance principles and practices, human resources planning, and flexibility.
  • Preform troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment.
  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Informs appropriate management and line operators of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  • Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Perform or assist in fabrication, preventative maintenance and routine machine checks.
  • Participate in a teamwork atmosphere and contribute to various continuous improvement projects and Kaizen activities, such as standardized work improvements and other improvement activities.
  • Will promote and maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment through 5s activities and be responsible for proper material storage and waste disposal.
  • Involved in long-term planning in relation to major projects, equipment installation, property improvements, etc.
  • Successfully function within a team environment and be able to adapt to change.
  • This position will be predominantly assigned to the indicated shift, but must be able to work any shift and overtime as needed.
  • Responsible for all necessary reporting and required paperwork.
  • Receptive to training and performing functions in multiple areas.
  • Communicate effectively with others at various levels using both oral and written communication      skills.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Qualifications –

  • Must have knowledge in a manufacturing environment, specifically within a maintenance capacity.
  • Must possess strong maintenance ability and aptitude to apply mechanical and electrical/electronic principles in various troubleshooting and repair activities.
  • Working knowledge and skill with highly sophisticated equipment and software
  • High level of knowledge and skill of cutting tools and materials.
  • Solid problem solving skills using a variety of statistical and root cause tools.
  • Recognize and define problems, collect data, and develop conclusions.
  • Must have ability to use thinking and reasoning skills to solve a problem.
  • Must possess the ability for working under pressure - complete assigned tasks under stressful situations and deal with the stress or emergency situations.
  • Must be able to coordinate multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to perform multiple tasks and prioritize duties as required.
  • Must demonstrate autonomy - ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be detail oriented - ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Must be receptive to training and performing functions in multiple areas.
  • Must be highly motivated and high energy level. Must demonstrate ambition - the drive to achieve personal advancement.
  • Calculate figures and amounts using whole numbers and decimals.
  • Ability to read and follow work instructions, procedures and policies.
  • Must demonstrate self-motivation - ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Positive attitude to support company policies and must be able to create and maintain a high-morale environment.
  • Keen vision and mental alertness is required.
  • Must be able to safely operate motorized equipment.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexibility with new ideas and different environments.
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends when necessary.


Physical Demands -

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, 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.

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