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Date:  Nov 23, 2023

Moss Vale, NSW, AU, 2577

Req ID:  28468
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 Planner to join our underground team at our Moss Vale facility. This position will be a 6-month contract to cover leave and the current high workload, with opportunity for permanency at completion.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain an accurate item master data base for all parts, ensuring all material master parameters in SAP are correctly set and maintained
  • Set system Stocking Tools in MRP to ensure sufficient and effective parts support.
  • Monitor parts performance against LIF (Line-Item Fill) to ensure Customer expectations are meet.
  • Monitor Review forecast to ensure component/part availability to meet requirements. Control the MRP tools which launch the purchasing and production requirements.
  • Manage all parts shortages on planning BOM`s to support, Rebuilds, Repairs, Shutdowns, Parts Sales, etc.
  • Cancel/Defer Message Management (Inter Company Planned order process)-  review requirements and flex to changes driving requests to expedite, postpone or cancel through procurement.
  • Inventory Mitigation, Avoidance, and redistribution to local and global regions via the E&O and Proshare process
  • Monitoring and reporting on planning and inventory control performances against agreed KPI`s
  • Review results of National MRP run by product and release of planned requirements.


  • SAP & Excel Experience
  • A broad and in-depth knowledge of purchasing, manufacturing, materials and inventory management, quality, information systems, finance, and engineering drawings.  
  • Previous experience in inventory control and/or inventory management is essential.
  • Solid decision-making skills, strong analytical skills, and demonstrate critical-thinking abilities
  • Business acumen to understand supply chain concepts and how they impact the bottom line.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills Previous Technical Background or demonstrated previous experience in a technical planning role (in manufacturing or mining preferable)
  • Attention to detail is critical in conjunction with the ability to work under pressure with conflicting priorities, meet strict deadlines

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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