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Buyer/Inventory Planner - Edmonton, AB

Date:  May 31, 2024

Edmonton, AB, CA, T5M 3S5

Req ID:  30087
Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial, and forestry industries that maximizes 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. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Focusing solely on mining, Komatsu Mining designs, manufactures, distributes, and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load, and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Customers receive a superior experience through direct relationships with Komatsu Mining's support people and through its services located close to the mines. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron, gold, and other mineral resources, and the company employs people worldwide.

Komatsu Mining Corp. offers rewarding experiences and unique growth opportunities:

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health & dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Personal wellness spending account
  • Company-sponsored registered pension plan (RPP) and matching program.
  • Safety boot voucher
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-supplied tools
  • 4/5 Rating on Glassdoor 
  • Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting, innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment
  • Discussion regarding full compensation package conducted upon initial pre-screen

Please visit our website for more information.

Job Overview


Reports to: Manager, National Supply Chain

Shift: 5 x 2; Mon – Fri, 8 hours per day

Location: Edmonton, AB

Relocation: No

Travel: 10%

Remote / Onsite / Partial Remote: Onsite



  • Issuing reports; setting and monitoring inventory levels and adjusting as required, and creating orders to fulfill requirement
  • Procure material and services from third party vendors to support Service Center ensuring lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
  • Administer Pricing and Quoting 
  • Administer Customs requirements
  • Set, monitor and adjust inventory levels in service centers
  • Order inventory to fulfill requirements
  • Running and distributing inventory reports
  • Create and manage PO’s to third party vendors
  • Expedite as required
  • Develop and evaluate qualified suppliers and resolve performance issues
  • Prepare and analyze RFQs
  • Explore, investigate and recommend cost improvement ideas
  • Work with Accounts Payable to correct blocked invoices
  • Create customs documentation for exports ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Review import documentation for accuracy
  • Review broker and freight bills to ensure coding is correct and charges are valid
  • Create Part Numbers, Info Records, Material Masters, and Source Lists in SAP



  • Business experience in one or more of the following:  operations, accounting, administration, supply chain, logistics, inventory
  • Administrative Degree or Diploma considered an asset
  • Attentive to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Self-motivated and deadline driven
  • Customer focused
  • SAP experience is an asset
  • Experience with Word and Excel


Komatsu (Joy Global - Canada) is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, and a conviction for which a pardon has been granted. 

Accommodations during the application process are available upon request. While we appreciate all applicant submissions, only those considered to be most qualified will be contacted for further assessment.  


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