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Head of Product Management - Mining TrucksNewport News, VA | Job ID 68599

  • Job ID 68599
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Engineering
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 08/29/2023

The Head of Product Management – Mining Trucks is responsible for: Managing and coordinating the product management team in the research, definition and administration of market demands for strategic evolution of existing products and development of innovative future MIN OHT Product Line solutions.


  • Manage, mentor and sustain the OHT Product Management team to achieve defined business outcomes.
  • Manage and prioritise the teams research and definition of required changes in technology and processes as observed in tenders, regional legislation / regulations, standards & norms, guidelines, competitor offerings, new technologies and general market trends.
  • Manage and coordinate the planning and mapping of product dependencies and integration requirements to ensure consistent and complimentary formulation of product requirement documents for application across multiple machine and technology products.
  • Manage future product roadmap and product range requirements based on voice of the customer, regulatory requirements, and market analysis.
  • Management and execution of Project Charters / Projects to achieve assigned MIN Strategic Objectives.
  • Develop, implement and maintain business processes for the effective management of the Technology Product Management Function.
  • Develop and sustain intercompany / cross functional awareness and support for the OHT Product Management function.
  • Define, execute and maintain currency of the MIN Strategic Objectives for OHT Products.
  • Manage the development and collaboration of cross-functional transversal teams.


  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s and / or Post Graduate Degree in Business Management; Bachelor/Degree qualifications in; Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or International Project Management
  • 10 Years’ experience in OEM or related industry in a senior management role.
  • Good command of German and French languages.
  • Sound commercial acumen with proven Sales and / or Project Management Experience.
  • Sound Technical knowledge and understanding of Mining Trucks and Mining Technologies.
  • Experience and knowledge of Liebherr Mining products will be highly regarded.
  • Literacy and numeracy.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Process/enter data into relevant IT systems.
  • Identify and report new business opportunities.
  • Managing difficult customers.
  • Interpret Liebherr technical documentation, drawings and schematics.
  • Research and compile technical information.
  • Preparation of technical reports.
  • Customer concern/dispute resolution and settlement.
  • Develop and cultivate external stakeholder relationships.
  • Managing remote teams.
  • Plans and schedules work.
  • Intermediate financial planning and analysis.
  • Preparation of financial budgets.
  • Preparation of technical proposals.
  • Creates and executes strategy for team.
  • SWOT analysis.
  • Basic workforce planning skills.
  • Advanced change management.
  • Advanced project management skills.
  • Self-development (i.e. Technical and Behavioural competencies).

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company. We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package that includes major medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, paid vacation and personal days and competitive salary.

Referral Bonus: Tier I

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Thomas Steele.

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  • Job ID 68599
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Engineering
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 08/29/2023

The company

In line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, Virginia, for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co. In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr-Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for 12 product segments that are positioned across the United States.​


Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.

4100 Chestnut Avenue

23607 Newport News, VA

United States

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Thomas Steele


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