Machine Operator


As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand. STIHL is seeking a highly motivated, passionate Operator to join our Machining team at STIHL Inc. corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA!


This individual will under general supervision, responsible for the setup, calibration, and operation of machining equipment used to produce or modify parts or products. They will determine and correct minor machine malfunctions.


Position highlights include: 

  • Competitive Compensation 
  • Extensive Benefits, such as health insurance effective within one month of start, multiple bonus opportunities, 401(k) with company match and PENSION!

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sets Up, Operates and tends production machines as they process parts, recovers / restarts machines; assembles and tests parts; makes adjustments as needed

  • Replaces worn or broken machine accessories

  • Visually inspect completed product for defects

  • Operator may be required to use sharp hand held tools to remove excess material per product requirements

  • Count the number of parts produced to ensure correct packing and routing of produced material

  • May assist A and B level operators/technicians

  • May assist with material handling

  • Maintains machines through cleaning, minor repair and adjustments, cleans up work area to ensure safe and efficient operating

  • Follows all defined safety procedures and uses judgment to ensure safe work methods

  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Education: High school diploma or GED

Work Experience: 1-3 years

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach