Demand Planning 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 a full-time internship opportunity in the sales/demand planning department! 


Intern will work closely with Planning Managers and Sales Planning Analysts, and be expected to manage two main projects, with smaller projects as assigned:

  1. Analyze and document Demand Planning processes for the new Zero Turn Mower (RZ) products.
  2. Consolidate Sales Planning data streams into a comprehensive dashboard.

Project Goals:


  • Formalize RZ processes with document libraries (process maps, reports, etc.) to offer visual management, communication, and decision-making opportunities, as well as identify inefficiencies
  • Gather and organize all historical Sales Planning data into a comprehensive and easy-to-manage Planning dashboard to help visualize and track current metrics, as well as recognize trends for further analysis
  • Build and catalog SOPs and/or Work Instructions within each Project that will deliver concise and straightforward understanding of process steps, ensure procedure consistency, and provide the ability for cross-training.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Current student working towards a degree in Data Science, Information Technology, Statistical Analysis, etc.
  • Junior or Senior year of degree program; rising Senior preferred
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale)
  • Proficiency in Excel required; experience with Power BI or similar preferred


Preferred Candidate Qualities

  • Analytical thinker
  • Creative problem solver
  • Capable of working independently as well as part of a team
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach