Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Brendale, QLD, AU, 4500
Req ID: 29606
Onsite or Remote: Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximising 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 optimising 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. 


Travel Requirements

Up to 10%

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define and implement Inspection processes and execute inspections. Write inspection and/or test documentation. 
  • Provide technical support by knowledge sharing, advising, and training of products/process to ensure high levels of quality assurance.   
  • Assumes leadership to promote a Quality culture and act as the Product Quality owner. 
  • Ensures all manufacturing practices are in conformance with mirrored policies, procedures and objectives. 
  • Identifies and supports the resolution of corrective actions, product defects or process issues. Manage the day-to-day supplier quality aspects and lead issues to resolution. 
  • Leads activities of defect containment, root cause analysis and corrective action related to product or process issues. 
  • Responsible for change management success, and implementation of cross-teams process changes. 
  • Responsible for quality metrics, making the metrics visible and uses the metrics to drive change and improvements. 
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams globally to support process improvements and technology advancements. 
  • Utilise statistical tools and methodologies to analyse process data, identify areas for improvement, and implement appropriate solutions.  
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement, identifying opportunities for operational excellence, cost optimisation, and quality enhancement within manufacturing processes. 
  • Ability to adopt and sustain ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) manufacturing controls and processes to ensure compliance ANSI/ESD S20.20. 

Required Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, preferably Industrial, Manufacturing, or Quality Engineering discipline. 
  • Extensive experience in quality-related roles. 
  • Sound experience in manufacturing/material inspection.  
  • Good experience in process implementation and improvement. 
  • Excellent communicator, capable of interacting with different levels of the organisation; interfacing with both customers and suppliers. 
  • Self-driven. 
  • Able to drive change and adapt to change. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency on processes-improvement tools and problem-solving techniques (PDCA, PFMEA, DMAIC, Lean Six Sigma, A3, 8D, SCARS, ISO standards, Causal Analysis: 5 whys, root cause analysis, VSM) 
  • Desire to learn new technologies and expand areas of expertise. 

Desired Skills

  • iAuditor(Safety Culture) experience 
  • Desired ASQ Certifications: Supplier Quality Professional CSQP; Certified Quality Engineer CQE; Reliability Engineer CRE. 
  • Effective and efficient use of business systems including but not limited to SharePoint, Zendesk support portal, SAP (for MRP, RMA, Material Management, and ECM functions) 


Modular Mining Systems Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.