Project Manager

Job Description

Komatsu develops and supplies technologies, equipment and services for the construction, mining, forklift, industrial and forestry markets. For a century, the company has been creating value for its customers through manufacturing and technology innovation, partnering with others to empower a sustainable future where people, business and the planet thrive together. Front-line industries worldwide use Komatsu solutions to develop modern infrastructure, extract fundamental minerals, maintain forests and create consumer products. The company's global service and distributor networks support customer operations to enhance safety and productivity while optimising performance.

The Opportunity:

Komatsu currently has an opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our Operations team based in Rockhampton, QLD. This role is responsible for leading significant projects and will provide supervision, coordination to a multidisciplinary team that includes project supervisors, engineering professionals and supports staff working on significant projects for our customers.


Your Knowledge

  • Implement systems to ensure efficiency in areas such as project planning, scheduling, budgeting and execution.
  • Manage all aspects of the project to ensure timely completion and delivery against stated objectives. 
  • Participate in safety and risk analysis & manufacturing reviews.
  • Participate in post project reviews.
  • Allocate, monitor and control financial resources.
  • Administer executed contracts, variations and closures.


Your Skills, and Abilities:

  • A solid understanding of the principles underpinning project management.
  • Formal Project Management certification from PMI or another recognized professional body, or willing to obtain or complete training. 
  • Experience in leading multi-disciplined and complex projects.
  • Previous exposure to managing projects within the Mining or similar heavy industries. 
  • Experience in either Mechanical or Electrical engineering disciplines, with postgraduate qualifications highly regarded or experience in either Mechanical or Electrical trade qualifications highly regarded. 
  • Experience in negotiations with a customer facing role


Applications with a supporting cover letter outlining your skills and qualifications are welcomed by COB Friday 23 June 2023.


Komatsu Benefits:

  • 12 weeks paid primary carer parental leave.
  • Discounts on Apple, Dell, Lenovo and Microsoft products
  • Recognition and awards, opportunity to complete recognised Cert III courses, Diploma’s in Leadership & Management, and an Educational Support Program
  • Employee Referral Program offering a bonus of $5,000 if you successfully refer someone for a role.
  • Discounted corporate rates with Bupa and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program with total wellbeing solution provider Hunterlink
  • Discounts with Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Kennards Hire, Bridgestone and Orix
  • Discounts with Avis, Qantas, Crown Hotels, IHG and travel agents

Komatsu offers a zero-harm culture in the work place, competitive remuneration package, and to drive success we employ people with different skills, abilities, cultural backgrounds, experiences, preferences, ethnicities and from different generations. Join the Komatsu family and you’ll become a part of a dynamic, supportive and inclusive work environment, with opportunities for career progression on a global scale, training and personal growth.