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Safety Lead - 2nd Shift

Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Longview, TX, US, 75603

Req ID:  23254
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 Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Komatsu is currently recruiting for a Safety Lead position in our Longview, Texas facility.

Key Job Responsibilities

Work safely and be an advocate for Safety.

• Conduct Hearing tests for supported area

• Support departmental leadership in communicating safety topics for area supported

• MBWA Findings and reporting/action items--taking notes, create action items, and follow-up on


• Velocity Actions Support--study statistical data and report out with action items

• Training Practicals--conducting specific practical training/demos with employees

• Watch-One process--review and evaluate deliverables

• JSA/SWI Devlopment

• Assesses, advises and consults with supervisors and others engaged in planning, designing,

development, construction, installation or modification of equipment and facilities to eliminate or

minimize hazards to personnel and to comply with appropriate governmental standards and

insurance carrier recommendations.

• Initiates participative employee teams to improve safety program.

• Maintains current knowledge of and develops programs to be in compliance with OSHA, NIOSH,

and other government or insurance company regulations. This is accomplished by contact with

local, state and national organizations, insurance carrier representatives and governmental

bodies to provide necessary updating.

• Strong presence on operations floor providing support to designated departments

• Approximately 70% / 30% – Operations on floor / Administrative


• Associates Degree in Occupational Safety and 5 or more years’ hands-on experience in

manufacturing or equivalent education/experience

• Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the safety function within a manufacturing


• Ability to understand all forms of manufacturing machinery and process.

• Be familiar with all OSHA regulations as well as Environmental that impact their area of


• Excellent computer skills, such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, required.

• Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

• Bi-lingual a plus

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: Longview

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