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Manager of Tooling & Equipment

Date: Aug 23, 2019

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, the Voith Group 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 € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith Hydro, Field Operations 5 department, we are looking for:

Manager of Tooling & Equipment 
York, PA


Summary- Responsible to ensure tools and equipment are available at work sites, complete as required for the job at hand, in working condition, at the time needed and at minimum cost to Voith Hydro. Work sites include all Voith Hydro erection and field machining sites in North America.



  • Ensuring compliance with safety, quality and environmental requirements for tooling and equipment and within the tooling and equipment operations
  • Identifying and planning tooling and equipment needs in North America
  • Overseeing and managing the acquisition, tracking, maintenance and calibration of tools and equipment
  • Defining and facilitating the storage and distribution of tools and equipment to and between work sites and storage locations
  • Defining and implementing systems, processes and operational procedures
  • Defining standards and templates for North America such as job specific standard tool kits, standard tool and PPE lists
  • Developing and implementing operational excellence and cost saving programs and initiatives.
  • Supporting project job specific planning in OTO and OTC
  • Participating in innovation projects for field erection and machining such as automated machining and welding processes at site
  • Lead, manage and supervisor a diverse team



  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of reading and interpreting blueprints, specifications, schedules and budgets
  • OHSA 10 certification required and OHSA 30 certification preferred
  • Previous experience as a field supervisor on Hydro Turbine/Generator Project
  • Experience with Warehouse/ Tooling Management
  • Manufacturing or construction background preferred
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Understand working in a union environment
  • Knowledge of computer programs (Excel, Word, Access, Tool Watch)
  • Journeyman papers are preferred
  • Ability to travel to job sites and warehouse locations in the US and Canada (travel anticipated to be between 10% and 25%)





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

Carrying                                                       Frequently up to 50 lbs

Balancing                                                     N/A

Rotation/Twisting                                    Frequently

Keyboard Use                                           Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment      Frequently

Noise level                                                  Frequently > 100 dBA

Travel                                                            Occasionally

* 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

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