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Supervisor of Planning

Date: May 7, 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.

For the Voith Hydro Manufacturing Engineering & Planning department, we are looking for:

Supervisor of Planning  
York, PA

Summary –

The Supervisor of Planning leads the scheduling and execution of manufacturing hydroelectric turbine components focusing on safety, quality, on-time delivery, and utilization.


Responsibilities –

  • Apply critical technical thinking using manufacturing plans/ drawings/ work instructions to adjust manufacturing steps/ priorities/ processes as necessary.
  • Analyze drawings to provide input on resource availability for quick turnaround components.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing department heads to identify critical path activities and remove potential bottleneck situations.
  • Participate in design reviews for components to provide input on potential manufacturing/ design issues as well as cost reduction strategies.
  • Utilize overtime and outsourcing of components when necessary to meet project deadlines.
  • Provide durations using estimates for projects in the bidding phase to develop an OTO schedule.
  • Support Project Managers with customer reports, presentations and meetings related to manufacturing scheduling, delivery performance, and manufacturing cost to complete.
  • Forecast future workload (roughly 1 year) utilizing Load Charts and Primavera to ensure adequate resources to meet deadlines.
  • Track manufacturing project budgets and generate cost to complete when necessary.  Create commercial notifications to ensure budget accuracy.
  • Resolve manufacturing related SAP inquiries.
  • Communicate component status and roadblocks to the organization.


Qualifications –

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or similar discipline
  • Recommended 2 years’ experience in manufacturing process planning, project scheduling, or project management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Primavera (P6), SAP
  • Experience in custom product manufacturing flow
  • Understanding of Float Management, Capacity Planning


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) and manufacturing setting (PPE required).  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk in an office or manufacturing 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.

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster