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Senior Reliability Engineer

Date:  Jun 9, 2021

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53214

Req ID:  21379
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

The Senior Reliability Engineer is a Key Role at Komatsu working with various Internal Komatsu Departments along with External Customers relating to our Mining Equipment Product Offerings....

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Apply Reliability Engineering and Statistical Principles to the design and/or analysis of Mining Equipment
  • Lead development of methods for the extraction and analysis of machine reliability / maintainability information
  • Establish key performance indices.   Establish reliability and maintainability standards
  • Identify and lead design and development process improvements initiatives
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives in NPD processes
  • Plan and lead product reliability testing initiatives
  • Facilitate FMEAs, RCAs, and other cross functional reliability analysis efforts on complex systems


  • BS in Mechanical, Structural, or Electrical Engineering (MS preferred).
  • Minimum 5 – 7 years of experience in reliability, quality, or maintenance engineering.  Large equipment experience (such as mining or construction equipment) highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must.
  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) and P.E. highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with ReliaSoft reliability analysis software a big plus.

Experience and working knowledge of the following reliability analysis techniques:

  • Weibull Analysis
  • Reliability Growth Analysis
  • RBD
  • RCM Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)


  • Position may involve some domestic and international travel (up to 25%). 
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have a work visa.
  • Must have a valid passport or have no restrictions in obtaining one. 

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: Milwaukee

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