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Human Resource Intern

Date:  Sep 19, 2023

Peoria, IL, US, 61639

Req ID:  28159
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

As a Human Resource Intern, you will work with the HR team to support a facility of 700+ employees, gaining exposure to a variety of generalist related tasks, including recruitment and onboarding, HR administration, employee relations, communications, and engagement activities.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Gain competency utilizing the HRIS system, SuccessFactors, to process record changes for employees and contingent workers.
  • Assist with recruiting efforts
    • Screening resumes and applications
    • Schedule interviews with candidates
    • Disposition candidates
  • Create campus / employee announcements: service awards, events, etc.
  • Assist in event planning and / or CSR activities
  • Maintain employee files as needed
  • Assist HR team with various reporting, research, and/or projects as needed.
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality in dealing with company and employee information


  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or similar, from an accredited college or university
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior level student in good academic standing; rising Juniors and Seniors preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team towards a goal
  • Excellent organization and personal time management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess effective problem solving and critical thinking skills; ability to be creative and resourceful when needed
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite products (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Opportunity for part-time work throughout the school year (up to 1,040 hours per year)


Physical Requirements:  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (life, carry, move) light to medium weights of 1-10 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.

Additional Information

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.

Nearest Major Market: Peoria

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