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Senior Procurement Specialist

Date:  Nov 23, 2023

Moss Vale, NSW, AU, 2577

Req ID:  28469
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 Senior Procurement Specialist 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

  • Manage open orders and provide ongoing system maintenance to accurately reflect the requirement of the business
  • Expedite inventory from suppliers to ensure customer satisfaction and timeous production / customer commitment
  • Review of supplier capabilities, performance and value add to Komatsu
  • Liaise with Suppliers on day to day basis for any components required - based on portfolio
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings, technical specifications and contracts
  • Keep the Procurement, Planning and Fulfilment Managers well informed as needed or required with regards to any issues pertaining to goods availability and Supplier issues
  • Ability to seek ways to continuously improve external and internal customer satisfaction with product or service quality and on‐time delivery
  • Develop effective and measurable strategy for identified risks within the procurement function


  • SAP & Excel Experience
  • Minimum 5 years supply chain experienced; demonstratable procurement experience driving solutions via supply base to achieve business demands
  • Experience in the manufacturing process of heavy industrialised products and the tooling needed to ensure an efficient and controlled outcome is achieved both for new suppliers and mature ones
  • Ability to prioritise and adapt to changing business demands while providing the highest level of customer service
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings specifications and technical data and communicate this to suppliers and internally as required achieving objectives set
  • High level of communication and negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail is critical in conjunction with the ability to work under pressure with conflicting priorities, meet strict deadlines
  • Application of strategy aligned with risk management principles
  • Strong business acumen

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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