Warehouse Supervisor


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 Warehouse Supervisor to join our Finished Goods team at our corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA!


This individual will supervise the work, people and results in assigned packing or warehouse operation areas to pack, receive, ship, transfer, or otherwise store materials, parts, products, or other items of use to STIHL. They will train employees, set performance goals, organize and assign work, and maintain a productive and motivational climate.


Position highlights include: 

Competitive Compensation

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

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervises, coordinates, and participates in receiving, storage, packing, and/or order fulfillment operations requiring knowledge of material logistics processes, internal inventory systems including SAP, production/order requirements, and scheduling.
  • Organizes and assigns work to utilize available skills, knowledge and experience, labor hours, machines and tools to the best advantages to obtain most favorable costs, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Provides regular training, instruction, and guidance and maintains close surveillance over larger, more critical transfers, orders, or receipts.
  • Analyzes and diagnoses machine problems and malfunctions, such as with AGV's, robot palletizers, hydraulic lifts, scales, etc. to expedite and coordinate corrective procedures and to prevent excessive downtime and interrupted schedules.
  • Coordinates material transfers with Quality Assurance, Purchasing, Materials, Production, etc. activities, as they may be related to raw materials or work in progress.
  • Supervises high volume packing operations on multiple shifts.
  • Integrates required revisions to products or processes as necessary.
  • Provides information and collaborates with Engineering, Purchasing, Scheduling, or Production departments to assist with and/or implement programs related to work simplification, cost reduction, new methods, labor hour planning, scheduling, machine repair and maintenance.
  • Develops new processes, methods of storage, or recording and coordinates changes with relevant personnel.
  • Maintains data in packing system in accordance with packing specifications.
  • Maintains appropriate levels of labor in accordance with skill requirements, work levels and schedules, labor hour and training programs.
  • Maintains conformance with STIHL employee and safety rules and regulations, issues violation warnings and administers approved disciplinary measures when necessary.
  • Participates in and coordinates internal programs, such as communications, vacation schedules, job analysis and evaluation, employee performance reviews, wage administration, etc.
  • Maintains currency with respect to technical and supervisory skills by attending training classes, special technical and administration courses, seminars, exhibits and trade shows as needed.
  • All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills, and experience.
  • Must be able to work 7:00PM-7:00AM.


  • Bachelors Degree in Business or Logistics or related field
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as required
  • 5 to 7 years experience in warehouse and logistics management
  • 5 years of related supervisory experience

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach