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Production PlannerNewport News, VA | Job ID 39921

  • Job ID 39921
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Production planning and control
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 12/1/21

The Production Planner plans and prepares production schedules for the manufacturing of mining equipment components.


  • Draws up production schedule based on the master schedule, to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
  • Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.
  • Plans sequence of fabrication, paint, assembly and other manufacturing operations for timely execution of production orders.
  • Coordinates with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.
  • Performs key user responsibilities on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Engineering Data Management (EDM) Software and Warehouse Management System (WMS) implementations.
  • Trains end users on ERP, EDM and WMS system processes.
  • Perform nesting using nesting software.
  • Analyze and read engineering drawings.
  • Utilize MRP system to schedule, release and complete production orders.
  • Ensure on-time parts availability and track and expedite shortages.
  • Assist fabrication and assembly in managing inventory in point-of-use warehouses.
  • Troubleshoots operating problems, researches acceptable solutions from a business perspective, and implements the selected solution.
  • Implements Engineering changes through Engineering Notices (EN) and Engineering Change Request (ECR), updates existing Production Orders and Production Bills of Material (PBOM).
  • Assists in developing departmental processes and suggest continuous improvements. Prepares production reports.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 2 years related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience with ERP, EDM and WMS systems is a plus. APICS CPIM certification is a plus
  • Design:  Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Computer Skills:  working knowledge of ERP system is a plus; Inventory software; Order processing systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Change Management:  Communicates changes effectively; Prepares and supports those affected by change.
  • Adaptability:  Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Oral Communication:  Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication:  Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Language Skills:  Ability to read and interpret documents; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes, planning, bill of material, shop floor control and costing

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.

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Monica Collins at: [email protected]

Liebherr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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  • Job ID 39921
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Production planning and control
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 12/1/21

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, VA 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 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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Monica Collins


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