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Product Specialist, Underground Loaders and Trucks

Date:  Jul 20, 2024
Location: 

Lively, ON, CA, P3Y 1L7

Req ID:  30355
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite 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 exclusively on the underground hard rock, underground soft rock, and surface mining sectors, 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. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for mining coal, copper, iron, gold, and other mineral resources, and the company employs people worldwide.

 

Komatsu Mining Corp. offers rewarding experiences and unique growth opportunities in addition to the following:

  • Competitive wages
  • Annual Bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health & dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Personal wellness allowance
  • Company-sponsored registered pension plan (RPP) and matching program.
  • Paid uniform and personal protective equipment
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Training and education support
  • Employee social engagement activities and benefits
  • Industry-leading site safety statistics
  • Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting and innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment 

 

Please visit our website https://www.komatsu.com/careers/ for more information.

Job Overview

Reporting to the Global Product Manager, Underground Loaders and Trucks, the Product Specialist, Underground Loaders and Trucks, supports the technical and commercial strategic growth actions for the full product range of loaders and trucks to hard rock customers.  This position will support the development of a long term product development strategy and the functional specifications of the applicable products.  The Product Specialist will work closely with the product design engineering teams to develop, trial the products and then work with the global commercial, aftermarket and marketing teams to work through commercial launch of the product to end user customers and Komatsu distributors.  The position will also support the creation and delivery of commercial product information requirements for the Komatsu distribution networks sales and technical teams.  The ideal candidate for this position is technically astute on mining heavy equipment with a desire to support commercial growth.  The position will be based in Sudbury, Ontario with global travel required.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Support the development of product line strategy and implementation of existing product upgrades and new products through the global Komatsu distribution channels.
  • Conduct market research, competitive intelligence efforts to ensure market-driven product direction is achieved.
  • Work closely with design engineering to ensure functional specifications are achieved through technical design of products.
  • Maintain & establish relationships with new and existing customers (end user and Komatsu distribution) to educate and promote product lines and services.
  • Liaise with manufacturing, engineering, factory aftermarket, marketing and commercial personnel on new product launch plans and execution.
  • Advise Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing and Purchasing departments of technical issues, potential solutions or product enhancements to mitigate negative impact and protect or grow the overall business.
  • Support commercial and aftermarket teams for underground loaders and trucks products through planning, training, program development as required.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • BSc. in Mechanical or Mining Engineering or equivalent or Diploma in Engineering Technology or Mechanical/Electrical Trade is required.
  • 3+ years of experience working with underground mining heavy equipment and technologies.
  • Direct mining/equipment application experience with similar underground loaders or trucks is required.
  • Knowledge of the equipment market in mining operations is desired.
  • Must have excellent communication and public speaking skills with an ability to demonstrate confidence in material knowledge and convey product information to a broad audience with varying levels of product capability.
  • Commercial aptitude and experience with market analysis, sales upselling, sales forecasting is desired.
  • Strong computer skills with ability to prepare data metrics, sales presentations, training materials.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills to multi-task on a variety of projects.
  • Valid driver's license and passport with the ability to travel globally to customer sites and Komatsu Mining sales offices, dealers offices.

Additional Information

Komatsu is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion in support of growing a global team to achieve our business results and create a better future every day for our globally based employees, customers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce strongly contributes to our business growth and product innovation.
 
Komatsu is an equal-opportunity employer. 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, or disability. Accommodations during the recruitment 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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