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Product Manager - Shearers

Date:  Jan 21, 2023

Rutherford, NSW, AU, 2320

Req ID:  24995
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

This role is required to provide leadership and be a focal point for Joy Shearer products within the Australasian market. Providing technical "know-how" to the Joy Global Australasian region key responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop customer relationships to ensure Voice of the Customer (VOC) is understood and communicated into haulage product strategies and planning.
  • Ability to develop market opportunities in both the coal and industrial minerals markets throughout the Australasian region.
  • Initiate and implement Shearer product development programs, in association with Global Product Development teams with an emphasis on value driven mining solutions to meet current industry conditions.
  • Manage and lead tender submissions for OE and Rebuild opportunities.
  • Initiate and implement rebuild strategies to grow revenue and increase OE market share & rebuild capture rates including product upgrades and retro fits.
  • Provide market information and support for the sales development programs for parts and consumables for haulage products.
  • In conjunction with account management and service teams’, develop and maintain Salesforce and other data bases in order to be able to provide reports and information on Joy global market share and provide reports and information on competitor products and service.


  • Certificate in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering or equivalent – Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years in depth experience on Shearer products and the application of these within an underground coal mining operation.
  • The position requires 5 years’ experience in either design, specification, installation, quotation, project management or underground service on Joy Shearer Products.
  • A strong understanding of Longwall mining methods and systems.
  • Basic knowledge of appropriate Australian Standards, mine department regulations and hazardous area standards
  • Strong communication skills in presenting business cases and value propositions.
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing SAP

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.

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