Technical Specialist 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 Service Part Technical Intern in the Spare Parts Supply Chain Department! 


The focus of the internship will be to support Spare Part Supply Chain projects focused on improving, processes and increasing efficiency in order to increase/improve customer satisfaction and reduce cost.


Potential 2023 projects include:

  • Establish Dashboard (Powerbi) reporting of Spare Parts  KPI (Key Performance Indicators) for faster response time and decision making related to daily business.
  • Spare Part Storage optimization using automation to increase efficiency of pick, pack and shipping and reduce cost.
  • Support US/SP6 Evaluate service part packaging (MOQ) to ensure cost savings and optimization.
  • Estimated project working hours of 40/hrs per week.

Project Goals:


  • Reduce total time and effort downloading data from SAP and generating reports via Excel, etc. to improve response time and influence better decision making.
  • Evaluate current state of Spare Parts “shoebox” storage and define “best practice” future state.
  • Market Research/Identify potential solutions for Spare Part storage optimization via automation vs. current state shoeboxes.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Strategic & Critical Thinking Skills/Analytical Abilities/Detail oriented/Fast Learner
  • Supply Chain/Logistics Operations/Procurement
  • Intermediate Excel Experience/Data Analysis/Powerbi
  • Open to Junior or Senior
  • GPA 3.0 or greater


Preferred Candidate Qualities

  • Strategic & Critical Thinking Skills
  • Analytical Abilities
  • Detail oriented
  • Fast Learner


Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach