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Intern - Aftermarket Marketing

Date:  Nov 25, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53204-2941

Req ID:  28240
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite 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

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the mining, forestry, industrial, and construction industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, and Modular Mining products and related services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

At Komatsu, we create value through manufacturing and technology innovation to empower a sustainable future where people, businesses, and our planet thrive together. As an intern at Komatsu, you will have the opportunity to apply your education in a real-world setting; participate in significant, value-adding projects alongside an experienced mentor, and support your team members in achieving department goals that impact our business and beyond.

How you will help us create value together:

As an Aftermarket Marketing Intern, you will be responsible for a range of support activities for the surface mining Aftermarket Marketing team.  This team is responsible for executing all parts marketing activities (market pricing, product promotions, parts product development, parts product roadmaps, programs, and policies etc.), as well as drive the go-to-market strategies for Komatsu Genuine parts for surface mining products. This intern position will assist Product Managers and/or Marketing Managers focus on detailed analysis and/or projects required for the strategic growth of their assigned parts commodities and/or projects.  It will be a good introduction to aftermarket product management.

This position will be based onsite at our South Harbor location in Milwaukee’s Harbor District! The target start date for this role is Summer 2024 and has potential to be extended into the Fall 2024 school semester. We offer full-time hours during the summer and flexible part-time hours during the academic year.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Analysis and interpretation of parts sales, pricing, and margin data
  • Administration of data submitted by distribution or managed in internal systems and processes
  • Data analysis, gathering, coding and entry for parts attributes and machines
  • Creating marketing collateral content for promotions and or to be loaded onto web-based catalog/tools
  • Assist in product roadmap development and new product development projects
  • Other projects/tasks as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or advanced degree in Business, Management or Marketing, or similar, from an accredited college or university
  • Sophomore, or Junior level student in good academic standing
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team towards a goal
  • Excellent organization and personal time management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess effective problem solving and critical thinking skills; ability to be creative and resourceful when needed
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite products (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous classroom and/or work experience in one or more of the following areas: Product Marketing, Product Management, B2B Marketing, International Marketing, Marketing Management, Entrepreneurship, Digital Marketing, e-commerce
  • Interest in or aptitude to learn about careers in the heavy equipment industry

Additional Information

What makes Komatsu’s intern program unique?

The Milwaukee Internship Program is rooted in community, collaboration, and innovation. Intern program perks include:

  • Several Intern-inclusive networking opportunities such as:
    • Meet & greets with executive leadership
    • Volunteer Week
    • Appreciation Events
    • End-of-Summer Capstone presentations
    • Company-sponsored travel opportunities
  • Access to amenities at Milwaukee HQ’s including a coffee shop, cafeteria serving breakfast and lunch, and free onsite fitness center
  • Potential to come back or join us as full-time employees
  • Real-world project work alongside local, regional, and global team members
  • Mentorship from experienced subject-matter experts in your field

We’re excited that you’re interested in an internship with Komatsu, and we look forward to reviewing your application! While you wait for future communication from our team, we encourage you to learn more about our business by visiting

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.

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