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Strategy and Transformation - Portfolio, Analyst

Date:  May 22, 2024

Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Req ID:  30043
Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

This Strategy and Transformation Portfolio Analyst will serve as a key member in the Strategy and Transformation Management Office (STMO) to enable the organization to shape and execute Komatsu North America’s Strategies. This role will include supporting the processes and cadences involved in executing the strategic planning process for the North America region, driving data-driven insights into where there’s action needed and opportunities for efficiencies. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical mindset, exceptional communication skills, and a proven ability to collaborate across different teams to drive successful change management efforts.

Key Job Responsibilities

Alignment with Organizational Strategy

Assist in the development and implementation of transformation strategies, long term strategic roadmaps, and action plans to achieve organizational objectives
Support the strategic planning process and contribute ideas to aligning work to the organization’s strategies based on analysis of data
Conduct market scans of the industry to understand trends, industry benchmarks, and market conditions to help inform future strategies
Support the Strategy and Transformation – Portfolio manager in executing against the strategic blueprint process by coordinating across stakeholders to gather input and building material in preparation for workshops and key meetings
Support the Strategy and Transformation – Portfolio manager in collaborating with the Functions to identify and prioritize the needs of different teams
Reporting and Communications

Support the collection and analysis of data into Project Health reports to highlight key trends, areas that need additional support and action, and support ownership of resolutions
Support the identification of key performance indicators that align with organizational strategies and measure the effectiveness of Programs
Develop reports, presentations, and data analyses for leadership to communicate strategic priorities in board meeting, executive reports outs, etc.
Continuous Improvement

Understand pain points from across the organization and pull together analyses of options to align on a go forward solution
Conduct analyses to identify opportunities for process improvement to optimize performance across business functions
Identify key strategic material that can be reused across different stakeholders and meetings, ensuring accessibility and standardization of messaging
Change Management

Assist in conducting stakeholder analyses, change impact assessments, and risk assessments to capture a complete understanding of impact and promote successful adoption of programs
Provide support in developing materials, communication plans, and other resources to facilitate change adoption and ensure stakeholder engagement


Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned to support the overall success of strategic and transformational initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree, quantitative or business field preferred. Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of work experience.
  • Proven analytical skills applied to business problems in either corporate or consulting setting.
  • Flexibility and maturity to interact effectively with executives, associates at all levels, distributors, customers, and suppliers and across cultures.
  • Proactive in identifying areas of opportunity for efficiencies and partnerships
  • Ability to package story and communicate to senior management, including the CEO, COO, CFO.
  • Proficient in data visualization, analysis, modelling and business presentation skills. (Excel, Power Point required)

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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