Successful together: International career opportunities at STIHL

STIHL stands for innovative products and outstanding quality. As an international technology leader, we are in a strong market position that gives us the strength to achieve substantial growth. That growth is based on a worldwide network of employees and customers, competencies and products, partners and locations, and data and information. Because we can only succeed by working together. The following blog post offers a glimpse of the various career opportunities that STIHL offers worldwide.

Fully loaded: an interview about STIHL cordless power systems

STIHL cordless power is the result of many years of development work. As a STIHL development engineer, Leonard Mattheis has to keep track of the whole process – from planning to the finished cordless product. In this interview he describes his tasks and the challenges that batteries present for STIHL, and explains why this topic is so exciting.

Protecting moorland: STIHL supports Bergwaldprojekt e.V.

Moors offer a unique habitat for animals and play a special role in climate protection. That’s why restoring degraded moors is an important task – one that involves commitment and muscle power, along with chainsaws. STIHL supports the non-profit organisation Bergwaldprojekt e.V. and offers an exciting look at the rehydration of a moor in the Hunsrück (Germany).

Tree felling at Hohenheim Castle

170-years-old, weighing in at several tonnes and with an impressive trunk diameter of 120 centimetres: a beech tree was felled and a 24-metre-high Norway maple was heavily pruned in Hohenheim in southern Germany.
STIHL was on site for this extraordinary mission, actively helping with tree maintenance tasks. We have captured the most exciting moments for you in pictures.

Our classic ice saw – a powerful tool for ice and snow

A look back in time: With 8.5 hp and a weight of 67 kilogrammes, the STIHL ice saw was a powerful heavyweight that was first used in the 1950s. The ice saw made it possible to free ships that were trapped in ice and to make ports negotiable. Warehouses also benefited from the saw. Here’s a first clue: They used it to cool a very popular beverage.

STIHL’s virtual training world

Making learning fun: STIHL employees can now try out new brand-name tools in a virtual environment. The “STIHL Training goes Virtual Reality” project conveys information about products in an exciting way with 3D representations. A success through and through: the project has already received its second eLearning AWARD in 2018.

New challenges for STIHL

New building, new technologies, new tasks. These are exciting times for STIHL – especially when it comes to development. In an interview, Wolfgang Zahn, Head of Development on the Executive Board, speaks about the limits of technology, the correct market strategy and the challenges that STIHL will face in the future.