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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.

Voith Hydro is hiring for:

Sr. Project Specialist 
York, PA


Summary- The incumbent in this position provides support to the Project Manager throughout the complete project life cycle by preparing and maintaining key project data to facilitate decision making throughout the project. This includes resolving any open issue preventing the smooth and efficient execution of the assigned project portfolio. The Sr. Project Specialist can be directly responsible for small scope or limited complexity type of projects. The incumbent must lead in a team environment.


  • Assist Project Managers in the activities of the project execution.
  • Support Coordination of assigned project activities from handover through final acceptance.
  • Assist Project Managers with contractual requirements and ensuring contract-compliant execution. Support preparation of project handbooks and project plans.
  • Active involvement in Engineering, Sourcing, Manufacturing, and Installation phases of the project to ensure timely completion of activities.
  • Monitor and control all operations to ensure adherence to the project plan and manage variances as necessary.
  • Support and facilitate identification of changes and claim management with customers, subcontractors, suppliers.
  • Coordinate with Project Controls and other project leaders to establish priorities for scheduling issues.
  • Facilitate decisions that involve multiple functions including costs, schedule, and priorities.
  • Serve as local project management contact for customer, subcontractors, suppliers, and site personnel when primary project manager is not available or as assigned.
  • Take ownership of assigned Project documentation released for the project.
  • Contribute to short and long-term objectives of the Company for process improvement and standardization.



  • BS in Engineering, or discipline equivalent experiences in manufacturing, engineering, purchasing, and master scheduling would be considered
  • Working knowledge of SAP, PDM, & Primavera systems
  • Scheduling and Project Cost Control skills
  • Working knowledge of heavy manufacturing process, casting, forging, welding, machining and assembly
  • Expert in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must have leadership skills


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.


* 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.