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, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith Paper is hiring for:

Engineer, Projects  
West Monroe, LA


Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Dress for Your Day Dress Code
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities



The project design engineer provides design efforts from inception through production both in new product design and in existing product redesign.​ The Engineer II uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. The Engineer II receives instruction, guidance and direction from others needing a moderate level of guidance and direction. Meets all criteria required of Project Engineer I.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain customer, job and drawing files per Engineering Department Standards.
  • Ability to search for documents, OEM drawings, West Monroe engineered drawings and resources on Share Point Site.
  • Produce manufacturing drawings of repairs, replacement parts, etc. using customary methods and/or industry standards for machining.
  • Review customer source control drawings, specification control drawings and other applicable specifications to determine requirements and/or feasibility of the component.
  • Perform all necessary calculations such as stress analysis and as required in the review of inspections, as it relates to bearing fits, shell/head fits, seal fits, flinger fits, etc.
  • Prepare preliminary design proposal(s).
  • Interact with mechanical personnel to define and solve manufacturing/design issues and implement cost reduction ideas with regard to company products.
  • Perform liaison function between customers, sales group, engineering and all mechanical services operations for any related issues, problems or improvements.
  • Work with the quality department sales and others to define problem areas and implement product improvements based on customer repair/rejection concerns.
  • Participate in engineering and general design review as required.
  • Prepare proposal documentation.
  • Prepare technical data such as standard customer reports and special reports when needed.
  • Interact with customers on engineering design and any questions/problems they may have.
  • Interact with vendors concerning parts they supply or propose to supply to company.
  • Coordinate as required with internal groups including purchasing, quality control, sales, mechanical shop, cover production and accounting personnel.
  • Review job cost sheets and update sales order as necessary to provide accurate final sales amount for final invoice to customer.
  • During review of job cost sheets observe the gross margin amount of job and if possible provide explanation of jobs closing. 
  • Keep supervisor advised of work status, workload, problems and progress as related to work assignments.



Must be able to demonstrate:

  • effective collaboration (teamwork) skills.
  • familiarity with basic concepts and procedures.
  • technical capacity.
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • ability to multi-task based on business need.
  • excellent time management skills.
  • basic knowledge of OPEX procedures.
  • basic knowledge of paper machine rolls.
  • basic knowledge of the paper making process.
  • basic knowledge of the different sections of paper machines.
  • basic knowledge of cover manufacturing.
  • basic knowledge of paper machine upgrades developed by  FRS Technology and Optimization, regarding the design, function and application of the upgrades (Current examples: Hydroseal, Tracklight, EvoTrim, Seal Wear Monitoring Systems.

Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor of engineering degree from four-year accredited college or university OR a combination of equivalent, relevant experience may be considered in lieu of college degree.
  • Requires a minimum of five (5) years of relevant manufacturing, engineering or mechanical experience.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe