Liebherr USA Mining is pleased to announce the addition of Lincoln Klemola. In his role as Manager of Field Services, Lincoln will oversee and manage customer support for Liebherr Mining machines in the U.S. He will serve as the primary service contact for Liebherr Mining customers within the U.S., lead the entire service and support team, and expand on Liebherr’s current growth strategy for the U.S. market.
Lincoln has more than 20 years experience in the mining industry. Thoughout his career, he has held previous positions such as: Technical Trainer of large mining equipment, Field Service Technician of large diesel electric mining equipment and most recently, Service Manager for a large industrial machinery and equipment distributor.
His extensive experience and accomplishments encompasses all areas of the supplier business. From increasing profitability of diverse product lines, leading customer service teams and service technicians in service and repair of mining equipment, working with OEM’s and manufacturers to promote products, providing customer solutions, managing maintenance and repair contracts to development of a technician training program.
In addition, Lincoln holds certifications in several mobile equipment systems, is a MSHA Qualified Surface Mine Electrician and a member of the Mining Associates of Wyoming.
“He is respected in the industry, a great talent for our mining group to attract, and a person that can help build on our strategy to grow the Liebherr Mining business,” said Shane Kuhlmey, Divison Director of Liebherr USA, Co. Mining.
“I am very excited to join Liebherr and am looking forward to meeting all of its great people,” said Lincoln Klemola. “I chose a career with Liebherr because I believe in the vision LUS Mining Division has for growth and I believe in the products we have to offer. As our business grows throughout the U.S., our service team will also have to grow. I look forward to recruiting talented technicians to Liebherr and building a strong diverse service team that will support our customers, sales staff and equipment groups. This will be an exciting challenge to keep up with equipment sales.”
Lincoln is based out of the Liebherr USA, Co. western operations office for mining sales and service in Gillette, Wyoming and reports to Shane Kuhlmey, Division Director of Mining.