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Inventory Systems & Control Manager

Date:  Nov 17, 2022

Moss Vale, NSW, AU, 2577

Req ID:  25691
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 currently have a vacant position at our Moss Vale/Minto/Rutherford/Rockhampton/Wacol facility for an Inventory & Systems Support Manager. This position will report directly to the Head of Supply Management, Demand, Planning Fulfillment & Inventory Systems and will be responsible to support the Australian business inventory and systems.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • SAP and Material Master Governance Owner – ensuring accuracy in material management
  • Inventory management: Analyses data and understand market to support correct inventory levels
  • Reporting suite owner/developer and analytics of all supply demand, fulfillment, and inventory systems metrics
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of systems/procedures needed to meet the requirements of supply planning and fulfillment, and to improve the effectiveness of the provisioning effort
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of machines, components, rebuild techniques, and material management practices needed for the mining machinery business.
  • Align planning and forecasting for improved operational execution.
  • Manages forecasting inputs into IBP and decision-making on the best mechanisms to drive high velocity and customer DIFOT (deliver in full and on time)
  • Manages all activities related to the Demand planning & establishing of inventory levels and provisioning of new parts, component exchange and complete machine rebuilds. 
  • Develop concise inventory lifecycle models to ensure service levels and inventory turns performances are optimized.
  • Manage the coordination of the following activities:  Proshare (global stock sharing) with regions; safety stock levels to support planning events; inventory management and planning parameters; ECM phase in/outs.


  • 5+ years’ experience in various supply chain or business analyst roles.
  • Degree; Supply Chain/ Materials/Management / Business (desired)
  • Highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills who can work independently, lead teams, influence others, develop and coach others
  • Extensive SAP understanding in the Materials Management and Purchasing functions. Demonstrated financial and business acumen
  • Strong working knowledge of ERP
  • Solid understanding of Information Technology requirements, enabling capabilities, and system improvements
  • Participation in effective Change Management implementation
  • Experience in cross-functional team assignment(s)
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving, fact finding, and communication skills
  • Detail oriented, creative with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced, demanding environment
  • Self-starter, taking initiative and being committed to results, the team, partners and stakeholders

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 Bupa 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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