Process Engineer

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Norfolk, VA, United States

Phone: 7573237733
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Process Engineer


Virginia Beach, VA 

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About Us:

​​​​​​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 Process Engineer to join our team at our 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.


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

  • Researches and designs new methodologies and techniques to improve quality of product, error proofing, speed of production lines and cost-effectiveness of production methods.
  • Recommends and implements methods, techniques and technologies to reduce downtime, and improve quality.
  • Improves completed products and assures they are assembled correctly and meet set standards of quality within set task times.
  • Provides sound engineering practices to solve problems and complete assigned tasks thoroughly within required timelines.
  • Documents all study findings and develops systems to track and record process changes.
  • Performs testing and critical evaluation of all finished product for engineering changes.
  • Makes and implements recommended changes based on evaluations and findings.
  • Creates engineering designs and builds or modifies equipment based on such designs.
  • Tests and debugs; follows through on designs, assemblies, process improvements and error proofing equipment as a result.
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves assembly and subsequent operations manufacturing methods.
  • Plans, schedules, and conducts tests and analyses on samples of completed parts.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Manages multiple engineering projects simultaneously with limited supervision within defined timelines.
  • Provides 24-hour emergency engineering support via on-call or on-site assistance as required.
  • Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.


  • 4 year college degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering or related discipline.
  • 7 to 10 years of related experience.