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Machine Operator - Extrusion

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: West Monroe, Louisiana, 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.

For the Voith Paper division Manufacturing team, we are looking for:

Machine Operator - Extrusion  
West Monroe, LA


Reasons you’ll love working here:

Health and safety are a top priority with all of our roles and sites:

  • 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. Voith also provide Tuition Reimbursement for all employees past the first year of employment.
  • 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, identify of theft production and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.
  • Life work balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.
  • Working Environment: Safe, climate controlled workshop, clean shop, an average tenure over 10 years of service within Voith



Machine Operator Trainee (extrusion) must demonstrate the ability to understand the technical aptitudes necessary to start and operate an extrusion line. The Trainee should exhibit work traits indicating that they are an able and willing worker, as well as, have a good attitude and morale toward their job and fellow employees.


Job Requirements

  • Demonstrate capability to follow specific instructions and learn elements of the operation
  • Exhibit ability and willingness to follow supervision on job assignments
  • Establish an acceptable attendance record 
  • Demonstrate the potential to become a qualified extruder operator after 60 days on the job
  • Should exhibit mathematical skills necessary to perform certain calculations and formulas as used in the extrusion area
  • Must possess mechanical skills consistent with those required to operate and maintain an extrusion line
  • Should exhibit manual dexterity skills to a level which allow efficient string-up and doffing of an extrusion line
  • Must be physically capable of lifting 25 pounds over head, lifting 60 pounds 5 feet high, and transporting (via pallet jack) 2500 pounds



  • 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: Monroe