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Manager of Tooling & Equipment

Date: Aug 6, 2022

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 € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

The Voith US Inc. Field Services Department, is looking for:

Manager of Tooling & Equipment  
York, PA

Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Summer Hours
  • Dress for Your Day Dress Code
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package including 401K with up to 5% Match AND a 3% Company Contribution to Start
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid Holidays per Year
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits


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.


Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses 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.


SummaryResponsible to ensure tools and equipment are available at work sites, complete as required for the job at hand, in working condition, at the time needed and at minimum cost to Voith Hydro. Work sites include all Voith Hydro erection and field machining sites. Support mobilization and demobilization of field sites.


Responsibilities –

  • Ensuring compliance with safety, quality and environmental requirements for tooling and equipment and within the tooling and equipment operations.
  • Identifying and planning tooling and equipment needs in North America.
  • Overseeing and managing the acquisition, tracking, maintenance and calibration of tools and equipment.
  • Defining and facilitating the storage and distribution of tools and equipment to and between work sites and storage locations.
  • Supporting the mobilization and demobilization of field sites with temporary onsite personnel as needed.
  • Oversee and lead the management of the company vehicle fleet.
  • Defining and implementing systems, processes and operational procedures.
  • Defining standards and templates such as standard tool kits, standard tool and PPE lists.
  • Developing and implementing operational excellence and cost saving programs and initiatives.
  • Supporting project job specific planning in OTO and OTC.
  • Participating in innovation projects for field erection and machining such as automated machining and welding processes at site.
  • Lead, manage and supervise a diverse team.


Main working relationships

  • Field Service roles such as Field Service Management, Field Service Engineers, Site Managers/Supervisors, Field Machining Supervisors.
  • Other functional areas such as project management, engineering, sales, purchasing & logistics.


Qualifications –

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience as Supervisor and/or Manager
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of reading and interpreting blueprints, specifications, schedules and budgets.
  • OHSA 10 certification required and OHSA 30 certification preferred.
  • Previous experience as a field supervisor on Hydro Turbine/Generator Project.
  • Experience with Warehouse/ Tooling Management
  • Manufacturing or construction background.
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Understand working in a union environment
  • Computer literate / Knowledge of Computer programs (Excel, Word, Access, Tool Watch).
  • Journeyman papers are preferred!
  • Ability to travel to job sites and warehouse locations in the US and Canada (travel anticipated to be between 10% and 25%).

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. 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.