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Electrical Engineer

Date:  May 18, 2024

Franklin, PA, US, 16323

Req ID:  30014
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

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

1. Perform in engineering projects to develop, maintain and support components, products and/or 
services per market demands, as well as for continual process improvements.
2. Perform or conduct engineering evaluations including investigations, basic calculations and tests 
that have well defined requirements and desired outcomes.
3. Provide conceptual and strategic solutions to solve problems that are associated with engineering 
projects or evaluations.
4. Take responsibility for one's own learning and development for the mutual benefit of one's self 
and the organization.
5. Act as a group leader for those who are supporting components, products and/or services as well 
as continual improvements in engineering processes.
6. Participate in and support programs for effective communication of engineering issues to ensure 
compliance with global standards for design and safety of products and services, as well as 
engineering best practices.
7. Participate in and support improvements to streamline engineering processes used to design, 
develop, maintain and support components, products, and/or services. 
8. Participate in effective Change Management to achieve the desired organizational outcomes by 
successfully changing individual behaviors as needed

Key Job Responsibilities

1. Supervise small groups in performance of a specific task, project, or function. 
2. Review current designs or specific components as assigned for cost reduction. 
3. Determine the cause of a field problem and propose corrective action if appropriate. 
4. Meet with suppliers as directed concerning changes to, or new requirements for, their products. 
5. Perform basic engineering evaluations, including calculations and testing as required, and consult 
with more experienced Engineers/Technologists or CTE for problem resolution.
6. Set up and perform engineering tests to satisfy well-defined requirements. 
7. Maintain awareness of and familiarity with Global and Regional regulations, standards and 
industry guidelines applying to KOMATSU MINING products. 
8. Make field trips to mines to observe machines in operation and gain an understanding of their 
application parameters. Develop ability to recognize problems and recommend corrective action. 


1. Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent relevant discipline, required. 
2. 3 years’ experience in engineering design, machine application, mining industry, desired. 
3. Experienced in the use of computer-aided design (CAD) tools, desired.
4. Participation in implementing Lean Engineering principles, desired.
5. Participation in effective Change Management implementation, desired.
6. Experience in cross-functional team assignment(s), highly desired.
7. Certifications or demonstrated project management, desired.
8. Professional registration and/or membership in committees and/or technical societies, beneficial. 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Erie

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