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Engineer III, Application

Date: Nov 25, 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 US Inc., Sales NAFTA department, we are looking for:

Engineer III, Application  
York, PA



The Engineer in level III provides design support for technical sales success in both new product design and in existing product re-design and meets all criteria required of the Project scope per customer specification. This position plays an important role with the customer, the local and global rail team, and supplier development. The position is considered a key role and will have a big impact on short term and long term growth targets.



  • Analyze customers’ technical specification for transit or rail industry
  • Define integration & implementation of products into customers’ systems & equipment
  • Provide input in design & development of equipment & systems
  • Develop technical sales proposals of company’s product. Combine existing solutions to fulfill customers’ needs
  • Commissioning of Voith products, conduct dimensioning calculation & simulations using proprietary software
  • Reporting on investigating warranty cases
  • Coordination and execution of field work. Direct customer contact and link to Voith centers of competence for each product
  • Prepare & manage Bill of Materials to ensure correct equipment delivery; interpret mechanical drawings & electrical diagrams & supports North America project management with technical issues related to design and commissioning
  • National and International travel required between 25% and 50% of the time depending on demand; countries for visits include but are not limited to Canada, Germany, Brazil, Mexico
  • Maintain customer, job and drawing files per Engineering Department Standards
  • Participate in engineering and general design review as required
  • Interact with customers on engineering design and any questions/problems they may have
  • Interact with vendors concerning parts they supply or propose to supply to company
  • Work on material cross references from European to North American standards. Assist supply chain with supplier audits and qualification
  • Keep supervisor advised of work status, workload, problems and progress as related to work assignments



  • Bachelor of engineering degree from four-year accredited college or university  
  • Requires a minimum of five (5) years relevant Service or Application Engineering within the mobility Industry
  • Minimum of 2 years of concurrent experience with:
    • Preparing application drawings
    • Bill of Materials
    • Localization process (Material conversion, equipment operation)
    • CAD system (NX and Team Center) or related certificate
    • Voith Schafenberg Couplers and Voith Rail Final Drives
    • Equipment commissioning
  • Demonstrate effective collaboration teamwork skills
  • Ability to multi-task based on business need
  • Excellent time management skills


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                                                  20% to 50% 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