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Quality Engineer  

Lebanon, KY, US, 40033

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.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain the integrity of the Quality Management System
  • Reduce the impact of the Cost of Poor Quality on the facility
  • Implement actions to prevent recurrence of issues
  • Ensure that quality requirements are communicated and known in the organization
  • Drive customer satisfaction
  • Maintain a high level of process and product quality in the facility
  • Act as a liaison between engineering, manufacturing and quality


  • A.A.S. in an engineering discipline or 10+ years experience with motors is required
  • Background in Quality Assurance to include: Root Cause Analysis, Development and Implementation of Corrective and Preventive Actions, and Procedure Development is required.
  • Familiarity with MS Office and SAP or similar business software is desired.

Strong communication skills with the ability to create and present failure analysis reports to management is a must.

Predominant Tasks

  • Develop and implement corrective and preventive actions for observed nonconformities.
  • Create and/or modify quality procedures as needed.
  • Develop and administer training of new employees on products and processes.
  • Conduct and lead internal ISO audits
  • Work with the registrar to successfully complete ISO surveillance and recertification audits.
  • Insure that employees are compliant to established procedures and processes.
  • Communicate quality requirements in new employee orientations, job talks and other venues.
  • Manage the calibration system
  • Collect / analyze defect data and implement corrective measures.
  • Work with engineering, manufacturing and supplier quality to determine root cause of issues
  • Develop and conduct training for facility departments

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.
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