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Program Manager, Green House Gas Alliance

Komatsu

Komatsu

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Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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 TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

This role supports the Surface Haulage Business Unit - Sales and Marketing function for the Green House Gas Alliance between Komatsu and key Customers. The position also aligns with The Strategy and Innovation cross functional unit including Electrification CoE and Automation CoE.

The GHG Alliance (Green House Gas Alliance) brings together mining industry leaders to work toward a shared goal of delivering zero-emissions equipment solutions.

The Program Manager ensures that GHG Alliance projects stay on track by keeping consistent communication with the stakeholders, troubleshooting roadblocks and promoting adherence to the Alliance’s projects and goals.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the external interaction process and communication between Komatsu and customer members of the Green House Gas Alliance (GHG). This includes, but is not limited to, capturing and distributing meeting minutes as well as maintaining documentation related to VOC.
  • Develop project plans and schedules based on needs and resources.
  • Deliver actionable insights to stakeholders, ensuring all functional groups are aware of priorities and timelines.
  • Provide milestone reviews, keep management and stakeholders informed on project’s progress or issues. Update project’s tracking dashboards.
  • Interact and work closely with Program Managers, Product Directors, Quality, Engineering and Manufacturing departments within Komatsu as well as with Customer’s teams.
  • Promote open communication with the project teams to build common understanding of requirements and expectations.
  • Manage project priorities focusing on meeting deadlines.
  • Track, manage and follow through on action items via internal and external requests.
  • Escalate program risks to management as needed.
  • Typical travel requirement is 10% - 20%.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, technical background preferred.
  • 3-5 years of project management experience required.
  • 5-10 years of project management experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Excellent written verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with business presentations.
  • Comfortable presenting technical information
  • Ability to always maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to understand and work with diverse sources of information such as Engineering drawings, product cost targets, profit margins, etc.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with PPM Pro or Smartsheet a plus.

Additional Information

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.