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Parts Inspector

Date:  Nov 18, 2023

Newberry, SC, US, 29108

Req ID:  28485
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.

Additional Information

Komatsu America Corp's Newberry Manufacturing Operation is hiring experienced parts inspectors.  We offer excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision insurance effective the first day of employment. 

 Starting pay is $20.70 per hour.   

 No phone calls please. Correspondence will be through email.

Job Overview

This position is responsible for the visual and dimensional inspection of incoming and in-process parts for conformance to design and Komatsu America Corp., quality standards.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • The inspection of assembled and welded materials using a variety of electronic and mechanical measuring instruments against engineering standards and blueprints
  • Measure parts using Manual and Optical Scan CMM
  • Ability to complete the appropriate documents and disseminate to the necessary departments.
  • Assists in developing inspection standards for first time parts.
  • Monitor and execute Gage Calibrations
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associates Degree or equivalent with minimum of 5 years’ experience in parts inspection preferred.
  • Proficient in the operation of Manual and Optical Scan CMM preferred
  • Experience reading blueprints, GDT, using calipers, micrometers, bore gauges, required.
  • Must be proficient in shop mathematics and computer literate, Excel, Word, (knowledgeable of SAP is desired but not a requirement.)
  • Working knowledge of QMS (ISO9001)
  • Associate may be required to work overtime as required to meet schedule.
  • Ability to work with others.  Accuracy and attention to detail are required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must project a cooperative and positive attitude toward customers, employees and the Company.
  • Must comply with all environmental, quality and safety rules, practices and standards.
  • Some standing, kneeling, stooping, reaching, pulling, pushing and lifting required.
  • Forklift certification preferred.

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: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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