Komatsu kicks off recruitment drive across Australia
October 11th, 2018
Komatsu has launched its biggest ever recruitment drive to employ technicians in response to improving market conditions.
The campaign, which Komatsu believes is the most targeted ever in the industry, plans to identify technicians in Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia who want to be part of the machinery sector and take advantage of global opportunities.
Komatsu is conducting the campaign in regional areas to overcome industry negatives of family dislocation and concerns about job longevity – issues traditionally associated with fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) operations.
Suitably-qualified recruits will be offered careers close to their homes in an effort to achieve a satisfying work-life balance, according to Komatsu.
The campaign comes on the back of an upturn in mining, utilities and construction after a period in which the industries had struggled with skills shortages, especially amongst the next generation of workers.
Komatsu has identified related industries such as the military, marine and aeronautics, as well as the passenger vehicle and light and heavy commercial vehicle sectors, as catchment areas for potential candidates. Read more…