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

Summary –


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.


Responsibilities –


• 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



• 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




• Communicating with customers regarding their engineering design-related questions and




Qualifications –


• 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.

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.