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Process Technician


As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand. STIHL is seeking two highly motivated, detail oriented Process Technicians to join our department at STIHL’s corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach! 


This individual will perform production duties and assist in the completion of engineering assignments regarding new method development, designs, cost estimates and work processes. They will assist in the overall planning, installation and maintenance of equipment while gaining knowledge of advanced principles and methods.


The position hours will be 7:00AM to 7:00PM or 7:00PM to 7:00AM. 


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

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees department in the absence of Supervisor, to include initiation and completion of the daily production operations and supervision of production employees.
  • Monitors daily production efficiency. Ensures proper work order completion with respect to all quality and quantity standards.
  • Coordinates and sets up machines, robots and other equipment performing necessary tests to ensure company compliance.
  • Trains employees in the correct procedures for operation as needed. Assists in scheduling tests for evaluating engineering procedures to audit company compliance to policies, procedures and internal, federal, state and municipal legislation.
  • Gathers and correlates existing data, compiles new data, performs standard statistical analyses to establish trends and solve problems.
  • Prepares summary reports and presentations for management evaluation.
  • Coordinates, modifies, debugs, and sets up CNC or Injection Molding machines and other required equipment.
  • Performs necessary tests to ensure company compliance. Trains employees in the correct procedures for operation as needed.
  • Trains employees in proper work methods for safe and efficient performance of job duties.
  • Maintains records, files and other documentation pertinent to assignments.
  • Develops technical skills by attending training classes, seminars, exhibits and trade shows.
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as needed.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 + years related experience preferred. Performs work under general supervision.
  • Handles moderately complex issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills Ability to process associated departmental equipment such as Electric Milacron, hydraulic Engel machines or Studer, EMAG, Gildemeister, Schuler, Hanwha, Kummer etc.and various robots including Engel and Fanuc.
  • Ability to understand, modify, adjust, and reprogram associated departmental equipment such as Siemens and Fanuc controllers.
  • Familiarity with CMM's

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach