Project Engineer – Autonomous Systems AU

Location: Welshpool, WA, AU, 6106
Req ID: 29603
Onsite or Remote: Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximising 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 optimising 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 Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.
Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu LTD. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer, and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry. 
We’re more than a company, and we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: revolutionizing the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation, and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself. 


Job Purpose

This position is responsible for being the technical lead for installs and upgrades of AHS systems.

Installs, supports and customises Modular products to meet the scope of the project as defined by the customer.


Travel Requirements

Up to 25%,

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and execute AHS projects and AHS product deployments to ensure quality and value in use is delivered to the customer as per the SOW (Scope of Works).
  • Works closely with Komatsu Australia Project Managers to implement Frontrunner and Dispatch systems at customer sites.
  • Escalates issues to the Komatsu Australia Project Manager, Regional Manager – Autonomous Systems and AHS Operations Supervisor which may impede or affect the successful execution of the project as soon as practicable.
  • Provides troubleshooting and diagnosis of root cause system issues during installs and deployments by supporting, training and coaching engineers (Product Engineer – Level ii – Autonomous Systems) involved in the project.
  • Provide support and advice to users internally and externally whilst at AHS mine sites.
  • Capturing and documenting opportunities for continuous improvements (CI) through the development of materials such as reports, manuals, presentation and process maps for internal training.
  • Manage and maintain local simulation environment with the latest versions of Frontrunner and Dispatch, ensuring the needs of the AHS Operations Supervisor are covered.
  • Attends meetings with internal and external customers regularly.
  • Ad hoc projects as required.

Required Skills

  • Understanding of project methodology.
  • Sound knowledge on a specific Modular products – FMS/AHS
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mining, Engineering, IT or related field.
  • Sound knowledge of mining operations – AHS preferred.

Modular Mining Systems Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.