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Global Product Manager

Date:  Aug 30, 2022

Lexington, KY, US, 40511 Milwaukee, WI, US, 53204-2941

Req ID:  25087
Onsite or Remote:  Partial Remote 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

The Product Manager of Double Roll Crushing (DRC) is similar to that of a general operating manager running a business.  The business, however, is based solely around the DRC offerings for the crushing mining segment.  The goal for this individual is to drive and manage the strategy, sales, growth, pricing, costing, inventory, sourcing, quality, image, functionality, and customer satisfaction globally for the DRC offering.  This individual has direct authority for the offering and will utilize a variety of direct and indirect reports to achieve established goals.


Location - Milwaukee, WI or Lexington KY. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Market segmentation for the DRC and price point offerings to market segments
  • Target markets and Joy Global positioning/differentiation for DRC
  • Customer economics, how the DRC segments make money and how a Joy DRC does/does not make more money for them than the competition
  • Competitive positioning and market overview (global, regional, OE vs. AM etc.)
  • Road Maps for the direction of DRC development implemented by the DRC Product Engineers
  • DRC new product developments (NPDs) with clear market backed product requirements, on-time, program cost/product cost and quality
  • Leadership of option and feature offerings, including use of models/ model years
  • Life Cycle Management for DRCs from sunrise to sunset
  • Assist to control inventory related to the DRC product line
  • Set list price for DRC features, aftermarket parts and services
  • Warranty Policy: Chart critical mean time to failure data, product life, and recommend product warranties
  • Create cost reduction & VA/VE targets for DRCs
  • Provide Operations and Engineering with prioritization and clear definition of R&D and manufacturing requirements to maintain the DRCs and have the right offerings available at the right time.

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: Lexington

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