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Date: Dec 29, 2021

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

This position reports to the Shop Foreman in Mechanical Services

Mechanical Service Machinist



  • Display a good attitude conducive to a shop environment.
  • Must work well with others as a team.
  • Perform required job functions in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform job functions in a manner that promotes Quality per Voith Standards.   
  • Must be dependable in regards to attendance.
  • Must be willing to work over time when required.
  • Must be willing to learn and perform other tasks of operation as required.
  • Shift work may be required.



  • Set up, operate and maintain large, medium and small lathes, mills, drills, vertical lathes and other related machine shop equipment used for new manufacture and repair of paper machine rolls. Must be able to provide close tolerance work and maintain Voith quality standards in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Must be familiar with operation and tooling of many different types of machines.
  • Should have experience in lifting and moving heavy loads with an overhead crane.
  • Should have experience in setups used in machining practices on large equipment.




  • Large, medium and small lathes, mills, drills, taps, boring mills, vertical lathes, dial indicators, micrometers and other precision measuring equipment
  • 100 and 60 Ton over head cranes
  • Fork lift truck
  • Hand truck
  • Hand tools



High School Diploma preferred but not required if the experience level, determined by Voith management, off-sets this requirement.


BACKGROUND -  Applicants will be considered in the following order.

  1. Experienced operator preferred with back ground as machinist in Paper Mill roll repair.
  2. Experienced operator with back ground as machinist on equipment other than paper mill rolls.
  3. Past operational experience on other similar industrial equipment.
  4. A trainee may be considered if they exhibit the requirements as detailed under general responsibilities.


Voith Hydro 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