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.

Voith Hydro is hiring for

Senior Engineer, Mechanical  
York, PA

Summary –   This is the senior technical engineering position for the regional operating unit within a worldwide group of companies.  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 leads specialized areas of power plant engineered reliability from project technical strategy, equipment design, project design plan, and delivery and installation of power unit components. 

Responsibilities –

  • Assists in assuring 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.
  • Lead and supervise technical product solutions and customer product decisions or problem resolutions to the satisfaction of both company and customer requirements.  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 an engineering detail scheduling and close integration with the master scheduling for the full project with focus on the critical path to prioritize and optimize the field installation and outage duration.
  • 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.
  • Ensures compliance and improvement of the engineering standards and executed technical design guidelines. 
  • Able to work proficiently in SolidEdge CAD and SAP to create and review solid models, drawings and Bills of Materials.
  • Helps to maintain a smooth integration of designs with the other engineering functions within the region.  This includes digital hydro engineering, hydraulic engineering, field engineering and manufacturing engineering.

Qualifications –

  • Degree in Engineering with advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of relevant work experience in an engineering environment, specifically energy/hydro power generation with a proven track record of successful project execution.
  • 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.

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.