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Buyer- Drill Products

Date:  Sep 18, 2022

Longview, TX, US, 75603

Req ID:  25255
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

Komatsu is currently recruiting for a Buyer to support Longview, Texas Operations Drill Products.  Komatsu offers an excellent benefit package, competitive pay, bonus potential, annual merit review, and developmental opportunities. 


It is an exciting time to be a part of the Komatsu Longview Operations family, in the past 5 years significant investment has been made (and continues to be made) in our facility:

• 2017 – $6M, 23,000 sf Electric Drive Innovation Center

• 2018 – $7M, 81,000 sf Warehouse

• 2021 – $53M, 167,000 sf Fabrication Building

• 2022 – $17M, 56,000 sf Administrative Building


Apply to join our team!


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Planning and procuring materials to support OE and Aftermarket sales. Ensure orders are received to quality specifications from suppliers on the required due dates through expediting and overall order management to prevent production stoppages and workforce downtime.
  • Maintain and control material costs. Provide support to cost reduction teams.
  • Adherence to existing supplier contracts as directed by senior personnel.
  • Knowledge and support of current business strategies and market inventory initiatives.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest purchasing techniques and industry advances.
  • Review and resolve supplier performance issues.



Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Operations or Business. An Associate’s degree in combination with relevant experience and training will be considered.

Must possess analytical/critical thinking skills.

CPIM, CSCP or CPM Certification a plus.


2+ years of relevant working experience.

Experience working in an ERP environment (SAP a plus).

MS Office aptitude.

Technical Skills

Analytical/critical thinking skills.

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications preferred.

Knowledge of KMC products is desired but not necessary.

Personal Attributes

Professional and Positive attitude.

Strong relational skills, ability to work with all departments, fosters teamwork and a positive work environment.

Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

Must be able to prioritize assignments.

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with a strong focus on customer service.

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: Longview

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