Purchasing 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 Purchasing Intern! 



Working hours are from 8:30-5:00

  • Gather and analyze supplier and spend data to create cost reduction opportunities
  • Assist with supplier development related projects
  • Review and correct missing or incorrect master record data within SAP
  • Assist in market research and supplier sourcing supporting new products
  • Additional projects available.  (if needed)

Project Goals:


  • Support the Purchasing Department in projects
  • Develop an interest in Purchasing as a profession
  • Work with world-class suppliers and experienced Purchasing professionals


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Current Student working towards a degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain or other technical discipline such as Engineering.
  • Must be in Junior or Senior year of degree program, Senior preferred.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale).
  • Proficiency with MS Office programs is required.
  • Must be self motivated, disciplined and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.


Preferred Candidate Qualities

  • Dependable
  • Flexible
  • Eager to Learn

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach