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 22,000 employees, sales of € 5.5 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith Hydro is hiring for:

Site Supervisor  
York, PA

Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package including 401K with up to 5% Match AND a 3% Company Contribution to Start
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid Holidays per Year
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits


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, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses 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.


Summary:   This position is responsible for overall site supervision and site project management of hydro power plant equipment installations, upgrades and maintenance.  Site scope may include hydro-turbine, generator, control equipment and all electrical and mechanical support equipment.  Ensures work is performed in accordance with contractual requirements, schedule, safety and quality standards, and within budget.  Also held accountable to maintain a healthy, continuous improvement work environment so that best project management and technical practices are developed, incorporated and shared across the organization.



  • Single point accountability for site work planning and performance and all site employees
  • Perform detailed planning of all site work, including interfaces and “hand-offs“ with support groups
  • Provide leadership in the erection and commissioning efforts of hydro-electric equipment and supporting electrical and mechanical systems
  • Meet company goals regarding safety, quality, cost, schedule and scope management
  • Maintain superior customer relationships by setting high quality, safety and professional standards for subordinates and sub-contractors and by communicating frequently, positively and openly
  • Accountable for financial performance of on-site activities.
  • Identify and communicate additional sales opportunities with sales and project management
  • Continuously improve field performance by obtaining and sharing best practice ideas and lessons learned
  • Interface closely with project management to ensure contractual obligations are met and deviations are considered



  • High school diploma required, Bachelor of Engineering is preferred
  • Position requires incumbent to travel 90%(+) of the time 
  • Substantial supervisory success in a power plant or industrial systems environment
  • Experience in construction, hydro or journeymen trades preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with strength in planning, organizing and scheduling
  • Communication and interpersonal skills essential - works well and collaborates with people – team builder
  • Must have the ability to make logical decisions under pressures to resolve field problems
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, control and/or hydraulic systems
  • Must be able to consistently prioritize and complete multiple tasks in the time allotted with minimal supervision


Physical Demands:

Employees in this position are regularly required to walk, stand and use hands to finger, handle or feel. They are frequently required to reach with hands and arms. They are often required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.   Employees are required to talk and hear in an industrial setting (noise level is high at times) and regularly required to lift 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.


* 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.