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Warehouse Logistics Material SpecialistNewport News, VA | Job ID 71213

  • Job ID 71213
  • 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 02/12/2024

The Material Specialist position is responsible for all aspects of the enterprise record and control of purchased and manufactured inventory items through analyzing inventory accuracy, movement, and redistribution and reconciling discrepancies. Practices inventory control through the use of cycle counts.


  • Maintains the company Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for the transaction of purchase receipt, putaway, production issue, shipping and re-distribution requirements.
  • Utilizes the ERP system to perform inquiries and produce reports on transactional history, where used, and planned inventory movement in support of inventory reconciliation, receipt, transfer, and shipment.
  • Recommends the disposal of obsolete, damaged or defective stock.
  • Confers with Engineering, QA, and Purchasing personnel regarding stock procurement, quality, and availability.
  • Determines sequence and release of unfilled and back orders according to stock availability, production and shipping schedules.
  • Reports inventory variances relative to stocking transactions and submits adjustment requests.
  • Inputs stock location changes.
  • Analyzes, investigates and resolves shipping, receiving and inventory discrepancies, to include operating lift trucks up to 10,000 lbs capacity, to accomplish the task.
  • Researches and issues credits.
  • Performs cycle counts, generates reports and maintains cycle count records.
  • Completes requisition forms to order required warehouse / shipping supplies from established vendors.
  • Processes receipts and shipments of parts and material using appropriate (BaaN and/or WMS) receiving and shipping program which distributes parts and materials accordingly.


  • Education and Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with three years related experience in a warehouse or manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment including cranes and lift trucks.
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of material movement and the associated procedural controls.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a Team environment.
  • Ability to train others within the job description.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Writes clearly and interpret written information.
  • Knowledge of and ability to navigate through the appropriate applications, i.e. MS Office Products, ERP and WMS.
  • Ability to analyze data and reports to support decision making.
  • Knowledge of Metric and Standard Systems and conversions.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and good housekeeping practices.
  • Knowledge of the safe operation of basic power tools, i.e. saws, drill motors air compressors.
  • Skilled in ERP and WMS inquiries and reports.
  • Skilled in basic keyboarding.
  • Skilled in reading basic tools of measurements, i.e. tape measure, calipers etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret Liebherr Employee Rules and Regulations, company safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, production and customer sales orders.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and compute rate, ratio, and percent.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering diagrams and drawings.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately using all forms of media i.e. radio, email, etc.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time
  • Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity.
  • Ability to maintain forklift and crane certification.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company. We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. We hire as soon as possible.

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

Liebherr-America, Inc. and its US affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers. 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 71213
  • 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 02/12/2024

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 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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Melissa Silva


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