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Tool Room Assistant

Date: May 6, 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 division Field Operations department, we are looking for:

Tool Room Assistant  
York, PA



The Tool Room Assistant supports the Field Operations department with tooling used for Turbine and Generator projects. This position maintains tooling inventory and responds to the needs of the work sites. Responsible for various functions related to the maintenance, preparation and shipping of such tooling.



  • Respond to tooling and materials requests from field site management.  
  • Maintains tooling inventory, working with various brands and models of tooling.  Responsible for development and maintenance of standard base tool sets and trailers.  Ensures all trailers are blasted and painted with identical color scheme.
  • 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 mobilize (send to worksite) and demobilize jobsites (return from worksite).
  • Communicate transportation needs with Logistics Manager and Site Managers.
  • Prepare tooling to send by freight companies such as FedEx on short notice.
  • Develop, organize and maintain (safe and clean environment) the Tool Area in the Shop and outside storage area.
  • 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 shipping containers 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
  • Background in construction or tooling/equipment inventory and maintenance preferred.  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and demonstrate attention to detail
  • Maintains good working relationships with site supervisors, vendors and shop employees
  • Ability to multitask between several tasks


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 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