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Grinder Specialist Trainee

Date: Aug 27, 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, Fabrication department, we are looking for:

Grinder Specialist Trainee  
York, PA


This position will be training on both 1st and 3rd shift and then move to 3rd shift!!



We are seeking a Grinder Trainee to support our North American Hydro division in York, PA. In the position you will work on unique one-off components for some of the largest hydroelectric machines in the world. The ideal candidate will possess a strong aptitude to learn and have past grinding experience. Position is part of a trainee program designed prepare the employee for a Grinder Specialist position.



The job entails working in a fast paced production environment operating various grinding equipment producing a high quality surface according to a customer’s specifications on a wide variety of components. In addition the candidate would perform 15 ton or less basic overhead crane lifts to facilitate their job. 



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Basic discipline aptitude/attitude
  • Previous grinding experience preferred but not required


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                                                       Frequently

Reaching                                                      Frequently

Prolonged Overhead Work                  Frequently

Pushing/Pulling                                         Frequently

Kneeling/Squatting                                 Frequently

Lifting                                                            Frequently up to 50 lbs

                                                                        Occasionally up to 100 lbs

Carrying                                                       Frequently up to 50 lbs

                                                                        Occasionally up to 100 lbs

Balancing                                                     N/A

Rotation/Twisting                                    Frequently

Keyboard Use                                           Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment      Frequently

Noise level                                                  Frequently > 100 dBA

Travel                                                            Occasionally- Emergency basis

* 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