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Material Handler/Coordinator - Quality

Date:  Nov 29, 2023

Longview, TX, US, 75603

Req ID:  28575
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

As a Quality Department Material Handler at Komatsu, you will be an essential part of our Longview operations team, responsible for moving goods within our manufacturing environment. Your primary role will be to support the quality assurance process by ensuring the efficient and timely transportation of materials and products, enabling our team to maintain efficiency and effectiveness.

Key Job Responsibilities

1. Material Movement: Safely transport materials, components, and finished products within the manufacturing facility, ensuring they are positioned appropriately for quality inspections and testing.

2. Quality Department Support: Collaborate with the Quality Assurance team to assist in the setup and organization of materials required for quality checks, inspections, and tests.

3. Inventory Management: Maintain accurate inventory records, report any discrepancies, and work with the Quality Department to replenish materials as needed.

4. Equipment Operation: Operate forklifts, pallet jacks, and other material handling equipment to move products efficiently and safely.

5. Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety regulations and guidelines, ensuring the safe handling and transportation of materials and products.

6. Documentation: Keep detailed records of material movements and inventory levels, providing information to the Quality Department as required.

7. Team Collaboration: Work closely with quality inspectors, production teams, and other departments to ensure the seamless flow of materials and products.

8. Quality Focus: Prioritize the quality and integrity of materials and products, assisting the Quality Department in identifying and addressing any defects or issues.


  • Prior experience as a material handler or in a similar role within a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Forklift certification or the ability to obtain one
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to follow safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Physical ability to lift and move heavy objects (up to 50 lbs) and stand for extended periods.

If you are a detail-oriented, safety-conscious individual with a strong work ethic and a commitment to maintaining quality standards, we encourage you to apply for the Quality Department Material Handler position at Komatsu. Join us in our mission to deliver top-quality products to our customers.

Additional Information


- Competitive salary

- Low-cost Health, dental, and vision insurance

- Industry leading retirement plan options

- Paid time off and holidays

- Ongoing training and development opportunities

- Collaborative and inclusive work environment

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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