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Tool Room Assistant

Date: Jun 25, 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, Tool Room department, we are looking for:

Tool Room Assistant 
York, PA



The incumbent in this position will support the Field Operations department with tooling used for Turbine and Generator projects.  This position responds to the need of the work sites and maintains tooling inventory.  The incumbent will work with various brands and models of tooling and be responsible for various functions related to the maintenance, preparation and shipping of such tooling.



  • Develop, organize and maintain (safe and clean environment) the Tool Area in the Shop and outside storage area
  • Base Tool Sets and Trailers shall be developed and maintained in a standard format. All trailers will be blasted and painted identical color scheme.
  • Provide tools and materials to site managers as requested
  • Prepare tool sets, purchase consumables, calibrate (send to local vendor), repair tooling (internal or send to local vendor), load and off load tooling and equipment to MOB and DEMOB jobsites
  • Communicate transportation needs with Logistics Manager and Site Managers
  • Prepare tooling to send by freight companies such as Fedex on short notice
  • Continually improve the field tooling and sets with safer equipment, better technology, etc.
  • Maintain Catalog/Operation and Maintenance Manual Information on Pre Engineered tooling (supplied by vendor)
  • Prepare, organize, and inventory tooling conexes to send to job sites
  • Adhere to all Company polices as it relates to safety and required use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Successfully pass required testing in order to operate forklifts and crane


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and demonstrate attention to detail
  • Maintain a good working relationship with site supervisors, vendors and shop employees.
  • Understanding of a Union environment is a plus.
  • Ability to multitask between several tasks
  • Prior experience with power tools and/or a manufacturing/construction background preferred.   Journeyman papers are a plus but not required.


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                  Occasionally

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                                                  Occasionally > 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

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