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Inventory Coordinator

LocationTruganina, VIC 3029
Work TypeFull time
Job no: JFKE6
  • Brand new facility opening 2024
  • Exciting benefits, training & allowances
  • Global OEM with career growth opportunities

At Komatsu Australia you’ll be part of an inclusive culture where all our people thrive, reflected in our purpose: creating value together. We encourage people with diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.

The Opportunity:

We are excited to announce the forthcoming launch of our cutting-edge facility in West Melbourne in April 2024. We cordially invite you to embark on a rewarding journey by expressing your interest in becoming an integral part of our team. Our distribution centre in West Melbourne is currently undergoing rapid expansion, and we are actively seeking a skilled Inventory Coordinator to join us, with positions scheduled to commence in January 2024.

As an Inventory Coordinator at Komatsu, you will occupy a central role in maintaining precise and efficient inventory processes. Your key responsibilities will encompass perpetual cycle counting, meticulous investigation of stock variances, the generation of comprehensive reports, rigorous policy compliance, expert coordination of stock take activities, adept management of quarantined stock, optimization of bin locations, and diligent investigation of customer claims. By becoming a member of the Komatsu team, you will contribute significantly to our commitment to excellence in inventory control, with the opportunity to make a substantial impact on our operations.

In your role as an Inventory Coordinator at Komatsu, you will be tasked with maintaining accurate inventory records, investigating discrepancies, and generating insightful reports. Additionally, you will ensure strict adherence to policies, oversee stock-taking activities, manage quarantined inventory, and optimize bin locations. Joining Komatsu offers you the chance to be an essential part of our dedication to superior inventory management and the opportunity to play a meaningful role in enhancing our operations.

Roster: Monday – Friday

Role Located: Tarneit, VIC

Komatsu benefits:

  • Families Policy: 16 weeks of paid primary carer parental leave, 4 weeks of secondary carer leave, plus many more family friendly benefits
  • Financial: Company funded Income Protection Insurance
  • Career: Recognition, awards, flexibility, further education studies and internal career development
  • Health: Corporate discount with Bupa, Total Wellbeing Solution with Telus Health
  • Travel: Discounts with Avis, Qantas, Crown, IHG and travel agents
  • Referral Program: Generous referral payment for referring a new employee to Komatsu

What we are looking for: 

  • Attention to detail and adherence to procedures including accurate stock record keeping
  • Experience in inventory control processes – familiarity with Komatsu inventory control process advantageous
  • Preferably hold current LF and LO licences
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Exposure to Warehouse Management Systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Mathematical and statistical proficiency advantageous
  • Familiarity with methodologies like K-Way, Toyota Way, Lean Supply, or 6 Sigma beneficial

Ready to get started? Simply hit the apply now button!  

Komatsu offers a zero-harm culture in the workplace and competitive remuneration package. We employ people with different skills, abilities, cultural backgrounds, experiences, preferences, ethnicities and from different generations. Komatsu is endorsed by Work180 and committed to a workplace where women can thrive.