Supervisor Quality Assurance


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. STIHL is seeking a highly motivated, passionate Supervisor- Quality Assurance to join our QA Accessories team at corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA! With competitive compensation, excellent benefits and exciting growth potential, it's a great time to join the STIHL team.


This individual will supervise the Quality Assurance function to assure all components, processes, and products will satisfy technical requirements. They will also provide technical assistance to internal personnel and assist Production and Engineering departments to resolve process issues and to promote improvement.


Position highlights include: 

  • Competitive Compensation with multiple bonus opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability  
  • Pension Plan & 401k with employer match 
  • Vacation, Sick, & Paid Holidays

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervises Quality Assurance operations to assure all components, processes and products will satisfy technical requirements.
  • Serves as technical liaison with STIHL R&D Germany, suppliers and internal production operations to effectively resolve all issues, promote quality, productivity improvements and cost reduction.
  • Supervises operations to assure all quality planning, budgetary, procedural, legal, personnel and safety requirements are effectively applied.
  • Promotes process improvement through the successful application of management and quality tools.
  • Supervises employees through the development and deployment of performance strategies that increase employee productivity, quality and well-being.
  • All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills, and experience.
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as required.


  • 4 year degree in related field.
  • Minimum 5 years direct experience administering the quality function within a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • 5 years of related supervisory experience.

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach