Share this Job

Engineer II, Service

Date: Oct 15, 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.

For the Voith Hydro, S&U - Services & Upgrades York department, we are looking for:

Engineer II, Service  
York, PA


Responsibilities –


  • Plans, assesses and executes automation engineering upgrades and field services. This includes off-site and on-site project assignments on automation, controls and electro-hydraulic control equipment for rotating machinery.
  • Conduct site assessments, customer consulting and report of findings to evaluate the condition of customer industrial assets in regards of safety, obsolescence and efficiency and presenting of improvement potentials.
  • Provide risk assessment, cost estimates and technical support for proposals.
  • Lead project engineering of upgrade and replacement control solutions. Collaborate with engineering and design resources.
  • Lead Installation planning and Installation support/supervision of new control and electro-hydraulic controls into the machine.
  • Start-up and commissioning of new equipment including development of specific test instructions.
  • Lead the Voith Automation commissioning team at site and be the voice to the customer representative in the case of complex projects where multiple Voith personal are required for the commissioning of the automation equipment.
  • Regularly feedback market intelligence regarding the customers you are working with to the leadership and sales teams.
  • Be proactive in your ongoing professional development and continuous education with your supervisor working to written short term and medium term plans.
  • Always follow Voith’s Code of Conduct and act above reproach with respect to compliance in all business relationships.  Act as a positive example and emphasize the need for full compliance with the Code of Conduct in all business relationships to the project management team.


Qualifications –


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering,(BSME or BSEE with a preference of Power Engineering or Controls)  from an accredited University.
  • Prefer 10-12 years’ experience in engineering service capacity.
  • PE Qualification (Preferred)
  • Hands on Experience with Industrial Automation Controls including Rockwell, Modicon and Siemens.
  • Prior experience with CodeSys Engineering development environment preferred.
  • Experience with Electrical Power Systems.
  • Experience with hydraulic power units.
  • Training and/or experience on the application of industrial Lock out Tag out Systems
  • Administrative abilities and demonstrated organizational discipline.
  • Analytical decision maker who is capable of making timely decisions with incomplete information exercising good judgement
  • Effective multitasker
  • Computer knowledge and skills: CAE Tools MS-Office, scheduling & ERP systems.
  • The job requires domestic and international travel between >50% of the time.
  • Fully fluent in written and spoken English.


Physical Demands -

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


Voith Hydro 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.

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster