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Precision Machining Op


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, detail oriented Precision Machining Ops for our STIHL Incorporated location in Virginia Beach, VA.  

This individual will operate one or more machine tools or special purpose machines, such as turning machines, lathes, close tolerance grinders, etc and will process work pieces to specifications on production basis.

Position highlights include: 
• Benefits – Competitive health insurance, compensation, 401K, bonuses  and PENSION!

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lifts work piece manually or using hoist and secure work piece in fixture or load automatic feeding device.
  • Starts machine, engages feed, and observes operation.
  • Inspects and measures machined work pieces to verify conformance to close specifications.
  • Moves machine controls, guides, feeds, or parts to adjust performance of machine.
  • Replaces worn or broken machine accessories such as cutting tools or abrasives.
  • Adds coolant to machine reservoir.
  • Assists or trains other department operators as required.
  • Follows all defined safety procedures and uses judgment to ensure safe work methods.
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as needed


  • High School diploma or equivalent. 1+ years of related experience and/or training.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills.
  • Completion of pre-requisite training (see departmental training plan) prior to or within 6 months or hire.

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach