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WIP Manager

Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Minto, NSW, AU, 2566

Req ID:  28973
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

We have an exciting opportunity for a WIP Manager at our Moss Vale site. This position, due to the diversity of responsibilities, requires a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the warehousing, receiving, inventory control and materials management business as well as logistics. If you like working in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for driving results, then this role is for you.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manage, participate & adhere conformance to the company safety & environmental programs. 
  • Drive a positive safety culture through various training, safety talks, leading by example and awareness activities.
  • Applies change management principles to lead the workforce in the adoption of company process, policy and/or procedure changes and ensure the changes are fully implemented and sustained.
  • Manage the Moss Vale WIP Store in a manner that achieves maximum quality while meeting accepted standards of efficiency and productivity.   
  • Supervise and lead all stores employees in a manner that maintains positive employee relations climate within the entire facility and it's customers.
  • Manage future workload requirements through effective workforce management, anticipation of future needs & implementing actions to meet needs, and provide clear, consistent, and timely communication to workforce relative to goal progress.
  • Engage in effective communication at all levels regarding production parts updates and reporting, scheduling of workforce availability and workload balance, safety and performance management boards.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy and goods receipting disciplines through workforce management activities including performance management.
  • Offer suggestions and implement initiatives as directed to support continual improvement.
  • Oversee traffic management for inbound and outbound deliveries
  • Liaise with Business Unit and Site Managers to support operations on site


  • 3-5yrs exp. in Warehousing, Receiving, Inventory Control or Materials Management
  • Minimum 2 years exp. In a Supervisory role
  • Degree in Business Management or related field
  • Strong knowledge of Warehousing and Material Handling operations
  • SAP exp. Preferred
  • Excellent communication both written and oral
  • Ability to drive and manage change
  • Microsoft Office exp. essential


  • 12 weeks paid primary career parental leave
  • Discounts on Apple, Dell, Lenovo and Microsoft products
  • Recognition and awards, opportunity to complete recognised Cert III courses, Diploma’s in Leadership & Management, and an Educational Support Program
  • Employee Referral Program offering a bonus of $5,000 if you successfully refer someone for a role
  • Discounted corporate rates with HCF and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program with total wellbeing solution provider Hunterlink
  • Discounts with Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Kennards Hire, Bridgestone and Orix
  • Discounts with Avis, Qantas, Crown Hotels, IHG and travel agents

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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