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:

Grinder 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 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.