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Machine Operator

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Waycross, Georgia, 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 Voith Paper Fabrics Waycross' Monolink department, we are looking for:

Machine Operator  


This position will be training on 1st for about 4 months and then move to Hourly swing shift. Hourly swing shift is 7am-3pm one week, 11pm-7am the next, and 3pm-11pm the following. 


Summary – This job requires the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Operator must have the ability to use standard or metric units of measure and have the ability to spiral raw materials to make a linked fabric on the linking table by performing the following duties.



  • Identify information on the raw material schedule to determine what type of spiral to run in production.
  • Identify different size spirals.
  • Be able to identify right and left spirals.
  • Operate machines according to specifications.
  • Operate Leo and Waycross machine.
  • Make minor adjustments on Leo and Waycross Machines.
  • Load and Unload Creels


Qualifications –   

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. 
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Demands 

  • The first function is running the Leo Machines. The operator must start up 10 to 15, Leo machines left and right side to run 6-8 hours to make a creel of 30/48 barrels (barrels may weigh between 8 and 22 pounds).
  • The second function is running the Waycross Machine. The operator must start up 72 Waycross machines to run 6-12 hours to make a creel of 30/48 barrels (barrels may weigh between 5 and 8 pounds).
  • The operator will be standing 8 to 12 hours per day and may change multiple bobbins per shift (weighing 8 and 22 pounds or 5 and 8 pounds).  Consider driving the forklift to transport material, pulling, pushing, lifting, and carrying as occasional light duty tasks.


* 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: Brunswick