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Production Associate - Lathe Operator

Date: Jun 14, 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 department, we are looking for:

Production Associate - Lathe Operator  
West Monroe, LA


Reasons you’ll love working here:
Health and safety are a top priority with all of our roles and sites:

  • Earn more: You can expect a competitive wage and reliable paycheck when you work for Voith. As well as plenty of opportunities to boost your income while helping Voith to achieve its goals; some of these opportunities are: Over time, Quality and Productivity Bonus, Spot bonuses and Referral Bonus.
  • 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.
  • 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, tuition reimbursement 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.



Prepare paper mill rolls for the cover process as well as trim the new covers for finishing.



  • Mount bearings
  • Run multiple size lathes
  • Line rolls up with a dial indicator, and doing so with safe practices
  • Must be willing to learn multiple positions (cross-train)



  • Must be able to use standard hand tools (hammer, crescent wrench, end wrench, square, tape measure, multiple saws, etc.)
  • Knowledge of a dial indicator, diameter tape, and micrometer is a plus
  • Strong basic math skills are a must


Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift at least 60 pounds multiple times
  • Work 12 hour shifts when needed while constantly staying focused
  • Swing a 20 pound sledge hammer to tighten bearings  

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.


Voith 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