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 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 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:

Engineer, OTO 
York, PA


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Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Hybrid Schedule and Summer Hours
  • Dress for Your Day Dress Code
  • 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.

The incumbent in this role is responsible for providing solid solutions during the proposal stage of the project. The incumbent will engage multi engineering disciplines to create cost effective technical proposals. Knowledge and understanding of hydro power units and the hydro business is an asset. 



  • Preparing/updating designs for customer proposals (OTO)
  • Contributing to the Engineering team’s objectives for Process Improvement and Standardization 
  • Participating in proposals (OTO) to prepare design proposals
  • Technical project leadership from solicitation to contract award
  • Define sourcing and manufacturing strategies starting with OTO plan at the beginning of the project
  • Operating CAD/CAE equipment to complete work assignments
  • Collaborating to refine strategies for manufacturing, sourcing, logistics and installation
  • Performing necessary design calculations (as required) by employing common engineering principles and using hand calculations, proprietary Voith design tools
  • Creating 3D solid models of components and assemblies
  • Creating 2D drawings best suited for the manufacturing methods (independently or by collaborating with designers
  • Reviewing and release engineering documents
  • Searches for and identifies OEM drawings in the archive and customer supplied drawing files
  • Participating in and leading design reviews
  • Perform site assessment of the equipment to collect operational data
  • Participates in the creation of design schedules for project assignments
  • Keeping supervisors abreast of progress on assigned work (milestones reached, workload, challenges, and delays)
  • Engaging vendors, manufacturing personnel, and field service personnel in defining manufacturing, installation, design solutions that reduce cost and risk 
  • Supporting the quality department with continuous improvement and problem solving activities
  • Preparing and completing technical risk reports/forms when needed. Perform FMEA when required
  • Communicating with customers regarding their engineering design-related questions and concerns


  • Bachelor of Engineering degree 
  • 3-5 years of work experience in with a proven track record of successful project execution
  • Effective teamwork skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task based on business needs
  • Excellent time management skills


Physical Demands:

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

  • The employee is also required to talk and/or hear in an office setting (noise level is low). The employee is frequently required to stand and walk in an office environment from 4-8 hours. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; lift; stoop, or crouch.
  • The vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and adjust focus.
  • The employee may be required to lift objects up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and perform other tasks related to an industrial environment.
  • The job may require travel.

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