Hardware Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Tucson, AZ, US, 85706
Req ID: 25848
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.

Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu LTD. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer, and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry. 

We’re more than a company, and we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: revolutionizing the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation, and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself. 

The Company

Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry.  We are more than a company, we are a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: to revolutionize the way the mining industry operates.  

With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation, and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself.

Job Purpose

This position works as a member on the Production Team and is responsible for ensuring that products are designed for ease of manufacturability, and for the successful roll-out of new hardware designs to the manufacturer. This includes providing design inputs early in development, providing cost analysis, and executing pilot runs.

If you consider yourself someone who can apply technical know-how to create practical solutions in a dynamic and team-oriented environment, this is a great opportunity to work side by side with some of the biggest innovators in the Mining technology industry.

Travel Requirements

  • Up to 10%

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Each day will present you with new challenges and opportunities to test and grow your skills. As a Hardware Manufacturing Engineer with Modular, you’ll be responsible for:

  • On-Market Product and New Product Support
  • Lead weekly/biweekly supplier meetings
  • Supplier Evaluation and Auditing
  • Work with compliance team on various items; ECCN, RoHS, REACH, etc.
  • Participate in DMB/MRB (Discrepant Material Board/Material Review Board)
  • Root Cause Analysis/Investigation
  • Act as in-house technical expert for assigned manufacturers
  • Support Production Team on identifying alternative sourcing options
  • Create/Review ECOs
  • Provide a healthy work environment, both physical as well as psychological
  • Participate and support corporate safety practices and processes
  • Comply with laws, rules, processes and standards
     

Required Skills

  • Degree in STEM field is required (or equivalent experience)
  • Previous experience with Contract Manufacturing is perferred. 
  • Excellent Problem-Solving Skills
  • Takes Initiative
  • Relevant technological knowledge
  • Ability to lead and work independently
  • Strong Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Interrupt and review engineering drawings

Desired Skills

  • Project Management
  • Six-Sigma
  • Certification: ASQ, ASCM nice to have 
  • Familiar with SAP/SharePoint/CAD (SolidWorks/DraftSight)
  • Familiar with standardized quality management systems (AS9100, ISO9001, IPC-A-610, etc.) 
  • Familiar with Ethernet and CAN communication protocol

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.