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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.


At Voith Hydro, in York, Pennsylvania, we are looking for a


Manager of Engineering II 
York, Pennsylvania

 

Summary –   This is the senior technical engineering position for the regional operating unit within a worldwide group of companies.  Manage multidiscipline engineering teams engaged in the completion of all required work necessary to manufacture or purchase Hydro Turbine components to meet customer requirements and/or to initiate improvements to the products.  Provides supervision and mentorship other engineers and team members in the department, and gives guidance to solve routine engineering design problems.  The position mission is total customer satisfaction for engineered products installed in hydroelectric power plants, as reliable, timely delivered, cost effective, safe and to engineered commitments. The incumbent holds accountability for engineering quality, reliability, technical, project and product solution success often coordinated throughout the global network of company operating units and corporate engineering. 

 

Supervises –

Direct management and supervision over supervisors of multi-discipline engineering teams engaged in hydro turbine engineering.

 

Responsibilities –

  • Manages multiple engineering teams and disciplines led by engineering supervisors.
  • Develop engineering detailed plans, schedules and hours estimates in OTO to be implemented in the OTC phase.
  • Assists in maintaining an engineering organization capable of fulfilling the following responsibilities:
    • Safe and reliable engineering deliverables for their specialized area in either turbines, generators, inlet valves, and related equipment and/or new product developments.
    • Effective and timely contract designs (layouts, calculations, etc.)
    • Assists in training and development of the engineering resources to provide world-class hydroelectric solutions.
    • Provides for the commissioning and operation of hydro projects (Procedures, Manuals, Field Testing, etc.).
  • Assures that departmental and integrated engineering standards are strictly followed and executed with excellence.  Key engineering processes such as design strategies, reviews, design freezes and lesson learned, etc. are highly effective, completely fulfill purpose and requirements and are effective.
  • Key spokesperson for the organization internally and externally for effectively presenting critical and otherwise technical matters.
  • Coordinate an engineering team to perform engineering optimizations with an integrated approach through electrical and/or mechanical studies including FEA analysis to provide innovative designs on modernization or new projects, with higher efficiency machines, uprate power output, equipment life extension, safe and reliable operation.
  • Contributes to executing and meeting both annual fiscal year goals as well as long-term goals set for engineering and the business.
  • Contributes to the engineering departments’ goal of mentoring and teaching the junior engineers through Root Cause Analysis (RCA) reports, Corrective Actions (CAR), and updating the Lessons Learned database.
  • Provide engineering support for sourcing, manufacturing and field operations to ensure high quality product throughout the entire product lifecycle.
  • Develop engineering detailed schedules and hours estimates in OTO to be utilized in the OTC phase.
  • Responsible for evaluating technical risks on both the Offer to Order (OTO) and Order to Cash (OTC) sides of the business.  This includes, but is not limited to conducting/participating in design reviews and FMEA processes.
  • Responsible for compliance and improvement of the engineering standards and executed technical design guidelines.  Ensures total consistency and compatibility with the overall hydro division manual and guidelines.

 

Qualifications –

  • Degree in Engineering with advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant work experience in engineering environment , specifically energy/hydro power generation with a proven track record of successful project execution.
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience as an engineering supervisor or manager.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy to work product
  • Ability to drive engineering excellence culture
  • Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

 

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.

 

 

Interested to learn about Voith? Check out our video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xOifeDxLac

 

Reasons you’ll love working here:

Health and safety are a top priority with all of our roles and sites:

  • Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world. Voith also provide Tuition Reimbursement for all employees past the first year of employment.
  • Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month on or after date of hire, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, identify of theft production and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.
  • Life work balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.
  • Working Environment: Safe, climate-controlled workshop, clean shop, an average tenure over 10 years of service within Voith.

Don’t meet every single requirement but think you would be a good fit for our team? We encourage you to apply – your unique skills may be just what we need for this or other roles!

 

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.