HRIS Specialist


As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand.  Since revolutionizing the forestry industry in Germany with the first electric chainsaw in 1926, the STIHL name has remained synonymous with outstanding innovations, high-quality products and comprehensive service. STIHL is seeking a highly motivated, passionate HRIS Specialist to join our Human Resources team at our corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA! With competitive compensation, excellent benefits and exciting growth potential, it's a great time to join the STIHL team.


This individual will configure and maintain the STIHL portfolio of Human Resources Information Systems.


Position highlights include: 

  • Competitive Compensation with multiple bonus opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability  
  • Pension Plan & 401k with employer match 
  • Vacation, Sick, & Paid Holidays  

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Configures and maintains the individual systems and interconnectivity of HRIS within the organization. 
  • Creates standard, complex, and ad hoc queries or reports.  Provides data summaries or statistical analysis for use in audits, strategic planning or decision-making.
  • Audits data and processes to ensure its integrity within the HRIS.  Creates and executes data extracts, transformations, and validations.
  • Follows established procedures for updating, validating, and correcting employee records or other related employee Data.
  • Works effectively with all members of the department, continually assesses the department’s needs and implements measures that will ensure that they are met or exceeded by optimizing system capability and performance.
  • Implements enhancements to the HRIS to include analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment. 
  • Acts as a liaison with the IT Department to provide people systems support and to leverage technology solutions to meet the department needs.
  • Supports, coordinates, implements and helps maintain process and data integrity, along with facilitating reporting and associated mechanisms.
  • Coordinates problem resolution with vendors 
  • Creates and delivers presentations on specific system related topics 
  • Prepares end-user documentation and/or training materials


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of HR/Payroll experience preferred
  • 4+ years of HRIS experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written, and collaboration communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • SAP, UltiPro, Success Factors, and similar HRIS system experience preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of HR applications and interdependencies with HR and other department applications
  • 5-7 years' experience required

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach