Vice President, Strategy

Location: Tucson, AZ, US, 85706
Req ID: 25736
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 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. 

The Company

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, we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: to revolutionize 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

The Vice President of Strategy for Mining Technology Solutions will be responsible for defining and implementing the corporate strategy for Mining Technology Solutions. This role will define and build the company’s growth strategy, while creating and managing business channels that meet the organizational objectives. 

If you consider yourself someone who can apply technical know-how to create practical solutions in a dynamic and team-oriented environment, this is a great opportunity to work side by side with some of the biggest innovators in the Mining technology industry.

Travel Requirements

Up to 50%, both domestically and internationally.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Each day will present you with new challenges and opportunities to test and grow your skills.  As a Vice President of Strategy – Mining Technology Solution with Modular, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Defining and prioritizing customer problems, identifying suitable partners to solve problems that sit outside our core competencies.
  • Defining paid digital service offerings.
  • Building high performance teams that will drive strategy to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strengthening the competitive position and profitability by constantly reviewing horizontal, vertical, and geographic expansion into new markets.
  • Collaborating with senior leaders within engineering, production, and business units to define consistent strategies throughout the organization.
  • Strengthening the competitive position and profitability by constantly reviewing horizontal, vertical, and geographic expansion into new markets.
  • Improving margins through actively driving cost control, throughout the MTS and Komatsu businesses.
  • Maintaining collaborative internal and external relationships to gain necessary insight into technology, market trends, and capability needs that align with business strategies.
  • Maintaining regular contact with key customers to manage existing business and to expand business relationships.
  • Monitoring profitability of all products, expanding in areas of growth and eliminating waste and unprofitable solutions.
  • Continually analyse market trends to establish appropriate pricing, and anything related to operating profit.
  • Fostering innovative problem solving, performance excellence and continuous improvements to deliver affordable, effective, and dependable solutions.
  • Creating and developing a robust workforce to ensure the business performs to its full potential.
     

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, or related field 
  • At least 10 years working in a mining, technology, or business-related field
  • Ability to manage change and ambiguity
  • Demonstrated experience in working within a matrix organization
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple efforts simultaneously

Desired Skills

  • Master’s degree in related field 
  • Global Experience 

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.