Automation Engineer Intern


About Us:


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.

Project Outline:


STIHL Inc. has an opportunity for a Polymers Automation Engineering Intern! 


You will have the opportunity to work with the automation group to support daily production of automated and robotic systems and assist with the OT systems of the group.


Project Goals:


  • Small ROI investigation into automating manual process
  • Assist with troubleshooting of production equipment
  • Design of automated projects

Preferred Qualifications:


Automation background or IT field of study with overlap into OT.  Mechanical, Robotic, Electrical engineering etc.  Sophomore or higher preferred.  Above 3.0 preferred.


Preferred Candidate Qualities

  • Motivated and interest levels in automation or Stihl
  • Curious and entrepreneurial qualities
  • Adept and comfortable in software environments (Design, Excel, etc)

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach