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Probationary Material Handler Trainee

Date: Jul 21, 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:

Probationary Material Handler Trainee  
York, PA


Summary – 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.

Training will partially be on 1st shift.  The incumbent will eventually work on 3rd shift.


Responsibilities – Employee is responsible for general material movement, turning or other lifting activities as directed by Supervision utilizing overhead cranes and forklift.


Qualifications –

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Basic discipline aptitude/attitude


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                                      FrequentlyThis

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