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Area Manager, Turbo Couplings

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: York, Pennsylvania, 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.

The incumbent in this position will provide leadership and consultation in welding and production matters. Responsible for designing and implementing manufacturing processes, equipment and procedures to improve efficiency and utilization of personnel and assets. Plans for the cost effective utilization of labor, materials and consumables. Applies knowledge of material science to recommend Engineering and Manufacturing changes to attain cost effective designs and processes. Assures compliance with approved methods and standards. Relies on experience, knowledge and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Leads and develops team with a focus on improving area KPIs.

Area Manager, Turbo Couplings  



  • Lead assigned area and supervise workshop staff
  • Provide welding and metallurgical support to Manufacturing, Engineering & the Field
  • Plan, implement and support projects in line with customer demand
  • Plan and implement laser welding, assembly and balancing processes
  • Monitor area specific KPIs such as safety, weld reject rates, weld deposition/operating efficiencies on key projects and recommend appropriate actions as necessary
  • Ensure employees are complying with company policies, specifically those pertaining to plant safety and work rules, along with leading and maintaining HSE standards
  • Plan shop workload and direct assembly and quality technicians ensuring quality of workmanship
  • Daily submittal of time sheets and completed shop orders
  • Ensure that tools and supplies are available for anticipated workload and oversee equipment maintenance schedules by executing MROs – Maintenance, Repairs and Operations in assigned area
  • Liaison between shop, technical support and sales
  • Implement and monitor standards for area together with process excellence function
  • Promote workshop development (know-how, equipment, portfolio)



  • Minimum Five years of experience in welding or
  • College degree in engineering technology, engineering, or physical science
  • Thorough knowledge of welding and cutting processes, welding metallurgy
  • Familiar with AWS, International, DIN, ISO standards
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Prior experience with leadership desired but not required
  • IATF experience desirable but not required
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment
  • Knowledge and experience of shop practices and equipment maintenance
  • Good oral and written communication ability along with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of information systems (Navision, MS Office, MS Outlook)


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the key actions of job.

Talking                                                  Frequently

Hearing                                                Frequently

Sitting                                                   Frequently

Standing                                              Frequently

Walking                                                Frequently

Bending                                               Frequently

Climbing                                               Yes

Reaching                                              Occasionally

Prolonged Overhead Work                  N/A

Pushing/Pulling                                    N/A

Kneeling/Squatting                               Frequently

Lifting                                                   Occasionally up to 25 lbs and more

Carrying                                               Occasionally up to 25 lbs and more

Balancing                                            N/A

Rotation/Twisting                                Occasionally

Keyboard Use                                     Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment          N/A

Noise level                                           Occasionally > 100 dBA

Travel                                                  15% of the time


* 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.

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster