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Process Engineer

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manages multiple engineering projects simultaneously with limited supervision within defined timelines. 
  • Manages entire life cycle of assigned capital projects including: developing project specifications, working with suppliers and purchasing to gather quotes/estimates, determining budget requirements, completing and submitting decision templates for management approval, kicking off project, completing design review, managing build, running-off new equipment, and validating new equipment once delivered to STIHL Inc.
  • Researches and designs new methodologies and techniques to improve quality of product, error proofing, speed of production and cost-effectiveness of production methods.  Recommends and implements methods, techniques and technologies to reduce downtime and improve quality.
  • Creates engineering designs and builds.  Modifies equipment based on designs. 
  • Plans, schedules and conducts testing and critical evaluation of all finished product for engineering changes and new parts/products.  Makes and implements recommended changes based on evaluations and findings. 
  • Analyzes and plans workforce utilization, space requirements, and workflow.  Designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Ensures procedures and plans are maintained; monitors and evaluates performance; initiates recommendations and corrective action where needed.
  • Trains employees in proper work methods for safe and efficient performance of job duties.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts.  Evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other departments regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years related experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working knowledge of CAD software (SolidWorks and AutoCAD preferred)
  • Blueprint reading and GD&T knowledge
  • PLC experience (Siemens preferred)
  • Project management experience
  • Presentation skills and experience using Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, and MiniTab
  • Hands on processing experience in particular field of engineering. 


Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach