Machine and Automation 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 Machine & Automation Intern! 


This intern will have focus in the following: 


Help the Automation team with implementation of automated systems delivered to STIHL Inc.

  • Help with installation.
  • Troubleshoot as needed.
  • Observe the automation and collect data; as needed, analyze data to support decision making.
  • Root cause analysis as needed.
  • Assist with smaller design changes
  • Possible smaller program changes
  • Support NTB testing
  • Assist with RFQ and project specifications for new projects.

Project Goals:


  • Improve the performance of installed automations at STIHL Inc.
  • Develop strategies for ramping up automations.
  • Understanding the scope and importance of root cause analysis.
  • Learn how automations are designed and built.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • SolidWorks modeling
  • Detail drawing abilities
  • Machine design basics


Preferred Candidate Qualities

  • Good ability to interact with internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • Preferred root cause analysis experience or similar.
  • Hands on experience is a plus.


Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach