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18 Jul 2022

Remanufacturing Manager at Liebherr Group

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Job Description


The position of Remanufacturing Manager assumes responsibility for overseeing the productive, efficient
and cost-effective operations of the component remanufacturing and repair facility:

Ensures workflow efficiency through implementation of effective procedures and processes. Identifies issues with efficiencies and/or productivity and instigates action plans to rectify.
Makes available access to OEM documentation, tooling and equipment in the remanufacturing process. Ensures that components repaired, meets remanufactured to the published OEM standard.
Delivers Remanufactured components timely
Meets forecasted and confirmed requirements of stock to be remanufactured and oversees the development of the corresponding production plan.
Conducts weekly meetings with planning and production to review and address all technical, operational, and planning issues.
Ensure component remanufacturing quality and achieves average component lifetimes and component lifetime variance for remanufactured components comparable to corresponding new components.
Coordinates and provides regular analysis and reporting on the performance of the remanufacturing facility;
Actual vs budgeted manufacturing results
Productive vs non-productive labour hours; and
Inventory shortages and their causes
Ensures timely completion of shop floor generated reporting to a high standard, including Component Analysis Reports, technical feedback to factories, and the completion of QC documentation.
Develop, manage, and prioritise strategic projects for the introduction of new components and remanufacturing technologies.
Maintains and/or establishes agreements with suppliers and subcontractors for outsourced component repairs based on standard Liebherr Mining policies.
Actively participates in supplier and subcontractor selection processes for refurbishment activities and participates in subsequent pricing negotiations.
Monitor performance KPI’s of suppliers and subcontractors according to agreed terms. Initiates and manages improvements where required.
Supports the development and implementation of a robust Quality Management System (QMS)
Actively participates in the development of process, procedure and documentation underpinning the QMS
Ensures compliance to QMS procedures and relevant documentation
Lead the Liebherr Reman Certification Assessment program, representing LZM in the entire process


1. Office Management

Demonstrates sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions in the absence of direction.
Uses analytical skills and a broad understanding of the business to effectively interpret and anticipate needs.
Demonstrates advanced proficiency by quickly adapting to new technology and easily acquiring new technical skills
2. Negotiation

Fully comprehends when and how to negotiate.
Successfully conducted an assortment of negotiations to accomplish organization objectives.
May lead some strategic and business-critical negotiations.
Can adapt negotiation tactics.
3. Relationship Management

Identifies stakeholders and builds appropriate relationships.
Is trusted to deal with stakeholder planning and daily interactions.
Has the ability to recognize when customer trends are forming, and knows when and how to engage stakeholders to address trends
4. Analytical Thinking

Is sought out by others for advice and solutions on how to best interpret and use information.
Discerns the level of pressure or influence to apply in each aspect of the analysis in relation to the broader context
5. Possesses intermediate Knowledge and skill in Microsoft Office

Intermediate knowledge and skills in using Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
6. Data / It Systems, Reporting & Budgeting

Evaluates and offer recommendations on aspects of budgeting requirements
Accesses appropriate data and information to analyze specific business challenges and recommend solutions or suggest improvements to the system
7. Planning

Develops and expands business reporting to make tactical decisions while identifying opportunities and threats.
Anticipates short term requirements
Exhibits strong functional knowledge of tools and techniques for forecasting demand and capacity.
Applies planning and forecasting techniques regarding demand and capacity.
9. Reporting

Demonstrates the ability to utilize online technical solutions that improve the effectiveness of the reporting and information management systems
10. Occupational, Health Safety And Environment

Review and report on working practice and the environment to highlight potential risks and hazards
11. Product Knowledge

Trains and coaches’ teams on product and maintenance knowledge /skills
Demonstrate application of advanced product knowledge
Perform complex product troubleshooting and programming
12. Inventory & Warehouse Management

Understand and peoples Liebherr inventory principles and identify errors
Confirms data for entry is correct
Correctly enter data into the ERP system
Interprets and administers general concepts relating to tooling, housekeeping and storage
Implements the warehouse and store management policies and procedures.
Configures warehouses to have formal storage locations that identify the row, rack section, level, and shelf location using a suitable coding system.
Implements the organization’s approved inventory control measures.
Ensures the timely arrangement, delivery, and storage of required materials.
Education and Experience
Tertiary Higher Diploma or University Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and minimum five (5) years related experience.
Strong technical aptitude with prior experience in a Re-Manufacturing environment
Fundamental knowledge of planning and ERP production systems
Demonstrated experience in managing large diverse teams
Strong knowledge in QC Systems
Strong technical knowledge of mobile mining equipment and associated components
Strong understanding of root cause analysis processes
Prior experience in leading Component Remanufacturing facility is essential.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Additional Requirements:

Employment is subject to medical tests results
Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license and passport.
Able to work 5 days a week up to 12 hours a day.

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Upite Chansa at: +260 764692740.

One Passion. Many Opportunities.

The company
Liebherr is a family-run technology company that is not only one of the largest construction machinery manufacturers in the world, but also offers high-quality, user-oriented products and services in many other areas. The Group employs nearly 50,000 people in more than 140 companies on all continents.

Liebherr-Zambia Ltd.

Unit 3 and 4 Buchi Industrial Park, Independence Avenue


Zambia (ZM)

Upite Chansa

+260 764692740

[email protected]

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Closing Date : 31st July, 2022.


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