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Engineer III

Date:  Sep 19, 2023

Moss Vale, NSW, AU, 2577

Req ID:  27826
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 are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team. The placement is based at our core NSW operational facility, located in Moss Vale or our Wollongong office.

Reporting to one of our Engineering Managers, you will work as an integrated member of our team and is an opportunity to use your application and engineering knowledge to deliver engineered product outcomes for both new equipment and equipment rebuilds/reconfigurations. You will have direct shop floor engineering involvement at our world class manufacturing facility, and regular interaction with our customers.


Our NSW facilities manufacture and rebuild world class products for Australia and overseas. Our Moss Vale facility hosts one of our largest Design centers with ISO 9001 Design and Development accreditation.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering documentation for the successful application of our products to meet our customer needs.
  • Conduct Engineering design calculations and FEA analysis as required.
  • Assuring design quality and performance by complying with the best practices, Australian and International Standards.
  • Investigating component failure, document via written reports including courses of action to prevent future failure.
  • Communication with Manufacturing, Supply, Vendors, Account Managers and Service Engineers.
  • Initiate and participate in cost reduction and value analysis projects in an ongoing effort to reduce manufacturing costs and optimise component design. Through this process you will continually drive costs down while identifying opportunities to add value, increase safety and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Travel to customer sites in NSW & QLD as required, to work with customers on site related issues / product developments.
  • You will be dealing with a wide range of people both internally and externally, as well as interaction with colleagues in other Komatsu offices globally.


  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering eligible for Membership of Engineers Australia Professional status.
  • A minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience in manufacturing/design or heavy engineering.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of machine design and drawing requirements, particularly mining equipment and its application.
  • Demonstrated skill in computer aided design (CAD/Inventor/Solid Works) & knowledge of FEA.
  • CPEng or RPEQ qualifications are highly desirable.
  • A knowledge of hydraulic systems and other related skills are highly desirable.
  • Experience meeting schedules and deadlines.
  • Familiarity with using Australian and International standards where applicable.
  • A commitment to focusing on our Customers.
  • You will need to be a self-starter and be able to effectively communicate at all levels within the business.

Komatsu Benefits

  • 12 weeks paid primary carer 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 offers a zero-harm culture in the work place, competitive remuneration package, interesting and diverse experience with opportunities to grow professionally in a progressive learning environment.

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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