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General Manager, Warehouse LogisticsNewport News | Job ID 15336

  • Job ID 15336
  • 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 4/16/2018

The General Manager Warehouse Logistics is responsible for directing the Company's vision, mission, values, culture, goal and objectives through leading and managing the warehouse and production control departments for the mining truck product lines.


  • Establishes current and long range objectives and plans for warehouse and production control, inaccordance with the Mining strategy.
  • Directs reporting departments in planning, receiving, warehousing, material movement anddistribution.
  • Resolves problems using solutions that involve new and existing techniques, technologies, orconcepts.
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization.
  • Analyzes sales and service forecasts to determine, human resource needs, and project planning.
  • Confers with all levels of management, production, sales, service, engineering, purchasing and accounting staff to determine inventory and production levels.
  • Acts as a LME liaison to other Liebherr companies and affiliates to build and maintain partnerships.
  • Forecasts capital and operating costs for reporting departments and prepares budgets.
  • Provides direction and example for interpretation and application of company policies and proceduresto reporting departments.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and developsrecommendations accordingly.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and othersare performed in a safe manner.
  • Trains and ensures all assigned employees are aware of and comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations.

Supervisory Duties

  • Directly manages a staff of 2-5 and indirectly supervises approximately 60 employees.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of Warehouse and ProductionControl.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directingwork, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Logistics or Supply Chain Management and a minimum of 8 years working experience in assembled mobile equipment or a combination of education and experience equivalent to 10 or more years in relevant industry.
  • Knowledge of stock control and reconciliation with data storage systems.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of the BaaN ERP and MRP systems as it relates to product structure, inventory control and material movement.
  • Knowledge of warehousing and planning Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, part drawings, assemble drawings, schematics, component/system specifications or governmental regulations.
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases.
  • Ability to apply Lean concepts and project planning techniques.
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Additional Requirements

  • Is expected to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time to customer or supplier sites.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport.
  • Ability to maintain Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) certification

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.

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  • Job ID 15336
  • 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 4/16/2018

The company

Liebherr in the USAIn 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

United States

Contact person

Rachel Swicegood