Team Leader - Electrical

Job Description

The opportunity.


Komatsu Underground has an opportunity for a Team Leader (Workshop Supervisor) for our electrical department in Parkhurst.  


In this role, you’ll manage workshop responsibilities and requirements to complete OE and rebuilds of Komatsu (Joy) underground mining equipment. 


You’ll have demonstrated the ability to manage teams across multiple projects, with equipment being completed on time, on budget and to our customer specifications. In addition, you’ll be responsible for site electrical infrastructure maintenance. 


This role works hand in hand with the project management, engineering and planning teams to ensure our world class mining gear is delivered on time and to the highest quality.


You’ll be encouraged to offer your ideas and be rewarded for your contributions to the team, and the business. 


With the right drive and attitude this role will provide personal growth and development opportunities and will open your career to roles in higher leadership, sales, service and project management with Komatsu.


Reporting to the Business Unit Manager, duties will include:


  • Manage the daily operations of the Workshop.
  • Manage resource utilisation to achieve successful project/job outcomes.
  • Implement, monitor and review systems, policies and procedures.
  • Encourage a flexible workforce and a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Liaise with employees and management to develop relationships that are conducive to the successful completion of projects.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of AS3000 standard.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of our zero-harm culture.


Your skills & attributes:

  • Trade certificate qualification
  • Willing to obtain an electrical contractor’s licence.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a team supervisory/ frontline leadership role 
  • 3-5 years’ post-trade experience in relevant industry or trade role 
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • WHS and First Aid Certificates desirable
  • Computer literacy with experience using SAP and Gantt charts highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience managing resource utilisation.
  • Commitment to driving a safety culture.
  • Flexibility to supervise extended shift and weekend work patterns when required.


Komatsu benefits.

  • 12 weeks paid primary career parental leave.
  • Discounts on Apple, Dell, Lenovo and Microsoft products.
  • Ability to purchase up to 10 additional annual leave days per annum.
  • Employee Referral Program offering a bonus of $5,000 if you successfully refer someone for a role.
  • Discounted corporate rates with HCF and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program with total wellbeing solution provider Hunterlink.
  • Discounts with Toyota & Orix.
  • Access to discounts at over 400 different retailers Australia wide.



Komatsu offers a zero-harm culture in the workplace, competitive remuneration package, interesting and diverse experience with opportunities to grow professionally in a progressive learning environment.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.