Control & Automation Service Engineer



Komatsu is a world leader in the technology behind state of the art earthmoving, mining, construction and utility equipment. Komatsu’s vision is to be indispensable to our customers by having the most professional, skilled and engaged people who drive innovation. With over 3,000 employees across Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and New Caledonia, progressing our business forward is a key element of our success.

At Komatsu we consider ourselves family where we meet challenges together, solve complicated problems together, strive for a better future together and most importantly enjoy ourselves whilst developing great friendships. Your Success is Our Success. An exciting opportunity exists for an exceptional, technically minded Control & Automation Service Engineer to join our global organization - working on installing, maintaining and upgrading Longwall control systems.

Reporting to the Account Manager – Longwall Control and Automation, you will be responsible for ensuring optimum performance for organization's mining system in terms of safety, reliability and productivity. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Provide customers with pro-active advice and support, increasing equipment performance and productivity. Facilitate Flawless Start-up plans in line with global policy.

Develop and standardise equipment and system commissioning plans. Provide advanced technical support for equipment in the field. Coordinate new product field trials and document results including any opportunities for product enhancement.

Collate field data and evidence for Root Cause Analysis (RCA) activities for major failures and unresolved reliability issues. Engage with key stakeholders to identify opportunities to offer solutions for customer needs. Valued Skills and attributes required for this role: Trade or Engineering qualification in relevant discipline (electrical).

5-10 years’ experience in mining manufacturing and engineering or in a similar heavy engineering environment with an emphasis on field applications. Exposure to mining systems and applications. Experience with spatial control problems, e.

g. six D.O.

F. control, dead reckoning, position estimation, visual odometry, LIDAR, IMU’s etc. Extensive object-oriented programming experience, including API development.

Proven aptitude in machinery automation projects. Experience in new product introduction for mining systems or heavy mobile machinery. Working knowledge of mining system planning and operation at a mine site.

Intimate knowledge of field engineering problem identification and resolution processes within various aspects of the KMC business. Detailed knowledge of appropriate Australian Standards, Mines Department regulations and Hazardous Area Standards. Komatsu offers a zero-harm culture in the work place, competitive remuneration package, and to drive success we employ people with different skills, abilities, cultural backgrounds, experiences, preferen.

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20 Sep 2019


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