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Junior Project Manager

Date:  Nov 18, 2023

Parkhurst, QLD, AU, 4702

Req ID:  28094
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 currently has an opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Operations team based in Rockhampton, QLD.


This role is responsible for leading projects and will provide supervision, coordination to a multidisciplinary team that includes project supervisors, engineering professionals and supports staff working on significant projects for our customers. Support and training will be provided by Senior Project Managers within the business.


The successful applicant will project manage the rebuild of Development equipment through the complete process of planning with the customer, assist execution of contract, development of schedule and timeline via inputs from Engineering/Supply/Operations, manage project from start to finish including teardown and commission testing, carry out post project critique and implement findings in preparation for the next rebuild.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Implement systems to ensure efficiency in areas such as project planning, scheduling, budgeting and execution.
  • Manage all aspects of the project to ensure timely completion and delivery against stated objectives.
  • Participate in safety and risk analysis & manufacturing reviews.
  •  Participate in post project reviews.
  • Allocate, monitor and control financial resources.
  • Administer executed contracts, variations and closures.

Qualifications / Experience

  • A solid understanding of the principles underpinning project management.
  • Formal Project Management certification from PMI or another recognized professional body, or willing to obtain or complete training.
  • Experience in leading multi-disciplined and complex projects.
  • Previous exposure to managing projects within the Mining or similar heavy industries.
  • Experience in either Mechanical or Electrical engineering disciplines, with postgraduate qualifications highly regarded or experience in either Mechanical or Electrical trade qualifications highly regarded.
  • Experience in negotiations with a customer facing role.

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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