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Manager Warehouse Logistics Continuous ImprovementNewport News, VA | Job ID 72423

  • Job ID 72423
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Logistics
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Management positions
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 04/30/2024

The Warehouse Logistics Continuous Improvement Manager directs and coordinates continuous improvement initiatives throughout the warehouse logistics function, with a focus on optimizing
processes, reducing costs, and improving overall performance metrics.


  • Lead and drive continuous improvement initiatives within warehouse logistics operations.
  • Collaborate with warehouse management, logistics teams, and stakeholders to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Develop strategic plans and implement sustainable solutions to optimize processes and reduce costs.
  • Utilize data analysis, process mapping, and performance metrics to identify areas for enhancement.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in implementing best practices and innovative solutions.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and excellence throughout the warehouse logistics function.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to warehouse logistics staff in achieving improvement goals.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of improvement initiatives, adjusting as necessary.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in warehouse logistics.
  • Ensure compliance with safety, regulatory, and quality standards in all warehouse logistics activities.
  • Communicate progress, results, and challenges to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Supervisory Duties:
    • Manages 6(+) employees.
    • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of Warehouse Logistics Continuous Improvement team.
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university and 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Process Optimization: Ability to identify inefficiencies and bottlenecks in warehouse logistics processes and develop strategies to optimize workflow and improve efficiency.
  • Supply Chain Management: Understanding of supply chain principles and ability to coordinate logistics activities with suppliers, carriers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless operations.
  • Continuous Improvement Methodologies: Familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, and Kaizen, and ability to apply these principles to drive operational excellence in warehouse logistics.
  • Change Management: Ability to lead change initiatives and effectively manage resistance to change, including communicating changes, gaining buy-in from stakeholders, and driving
  • adoption of new processes and technologies.
  • Project Management: Experience in leading cross-functional projects, developing project plans, allocating resources, managing timelines, and ensuring successful project delivery within budget and scope.
  • Team Leadership and Development: Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire, motivate, and develop teams to achieve common goals, foster collaboration, and create a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement: Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate ideas, initiatives, and results to diverse audiences, including senior management, frontline staff, and external partners.
  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making: Strong problem-solving skills and ability to analyze complex issues, evaluate alternative solutions, and make informed decisions to address challenges and drive improvements in warehouse logistics operations.
  • Quality Management: Knowledge of quality management principles and ability to implement quality control measures to ensure accuracy, reliability, and compliance with regulatory requirements in warehouse logistics processes.
  • Travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport.

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 III

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

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  • Job ID 72423
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Logistics
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Management positions
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 04/30/2024

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 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 eight divisions 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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