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Material Handler Trainee

Date: Nov 10, 2020

Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA

Company: Voith Group

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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, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 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.

For the Voith Hydro, Fabrication department, we are looking for:

Material Handler Trainee  
York, PA


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Summary – <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">This job entails working in a fast paced production environment operating various powered lifting equipment such as: overhead cranes, mobile crane and forklift. Position is part of a trainee program designed to prepare the employee for a Material Handler position.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Training will partially be on 1st shift.  The incumbent will eventually work on 3rd shift.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsibilities – <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Employee is responsible for general material movement, turning or other lifting activities as directed by Supervision utilizing overhead cranes and forklift.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Qualifications –

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High School Diploma or GED required
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Basic discipline aptitude/attitude


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Physical Demands –

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the key actions of job.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Talking                                                       Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hearing                                                      Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sitting                                                         Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Standing                                                    Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Walking                                                     Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Bending                                                     Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Climbing                                                    Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Reaching                                                   Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prolonged Overhead Work                       Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pushing/Pulling                                         Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kneeling/Squatting                                    Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lifting                                                        Frequently up to 50 lbs

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">                                                                  Occasionally up to 100 lbs

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Carrying                                                    Frequently up to 50 lbs

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">                                                                  Occasionally up to 100 lbs

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Balancing                                                  N/A

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Rotation/Twisting                                      FrequentlyThis

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Keyboard Use                                           Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Using vibration tools/equipment               Frequently

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Noise level                                                Frequently > 100 dBA

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Travel                                                       Occasionally- Emergency basis

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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