Komatsu Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback

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Komatsu Ltd. or Komatsu is a Japanese multinational corporation that manufactures construction, mining, forestry, and military equipment, as well as diesel engines and industrial equipment like press machines, lasers, and thermoelectric generators.

Komatsu engineering department is very unorganized and needs a makeover, there is a lack of communication and leadership to mentor engineers to develop skills and principles, according to a review by an actual employee at

"The engineering department is very unorganized. They lack communication and employee engagement. They do not know how to mentor or guide engineers to develop stronger engineering skills and principles. In my opinion, the engineering department needs a makeover."


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Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer says

"The engineering department is very unorganized. They lack communication and employee engagement. They do not know how to mentor or guide engineers to develop stronger engineering skills and principles. In my opinion the engineering department needs a makeover."

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Management yells at employees, extreme demoralization, bullying by top Longview Sr. Management. HR will not do anything about it. I’ve seen them let go 2 employees with disabilities recently. Each of them had no chance with the extreme harassment and obvious disability discrimination from Sr. Management."

Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager says

"Told 25% travel and really was 70% travel. I get yelled at so I yell at my people culture. Company has moved HQ 3 times in the past decade - commute into chicago is awful. Just a marketing and sales arm of the parent company in Japan."


"Idiot management..they sit around and sign off on purchases doing nothing for anyone else. Front help desk is manned by extreme liberal , quite unprofessional woman who makes comments behind everyone's backs and excuses about why she cant help you ."

Current Employee - Service Engineer says

"No motivation, leadership, regulation in Komatsu. No overtime and double time and even no straight time when you are working weekend and holiday. but you got high pressure working in holiday and weekends."

Former Employee - Desktop Support Supervisor says

"IT Management does not manage and are afraid to set expectations as employees are not bound to performance expectations related to customer service. IT staff are all cowboys...6 months to deploy a pressure from management"

Current Employee - Loser says

"Bullying is ignored, no advancement opportunity, favoritism, expected to falsify safety records, training is avoided to maintain productivity."

Former Employee - Service says

"travel a lot and unpredictable travel schedules - hard on peoples lives treated poorly by those with authority, both foreign and domestic - very unprofessional behavior. competent, solid employees typically don't last. Watched NA division shrink in headcount / footprint over the years A Japanese company - NA office is told what to do"

Former Employee - HD Fitter says

"Poor management supervisors and leading hands. All are out of their depth"

Former Employee - Engineer says

"Senior management is extremely incompetent"

Picker/Packer (Former Employee) says

"They pick and choose who there favourites are put people up into leading hand jobs but the person ain't even trained but cause there people are ther favorite they get away with it very poor management. NoneNone"

EHS Manager (Former Employee) says

"Management at Duffield va. Sucks they lie, layoff all the time. Sad place to work too many games. Corporate needs to consolidate plants And they only need one manager per plant they just want to set around emailing all day never come out of the office.None very sad.Bad management."

Yard Hand (Former Employee) says

"Bad management.Dont listen. Power hungry.This is just some of the things i went through when i was working there.One man there is out of control with power and never listen.Dont waste your time with this man and Komatsu."

Warehouse Associate (Former Employee) says

"Favoritism is at an all time high at this place. Management is an absolute joke. They treat their best workers like garbage. It’s not what you know but who you knowNoneEverything"

Operador de Produção (Former Employee) says

"Foi minha pior experiência profissional dentro de uma empresa, os trabalhadores eram forçados fazer horas extras de domingo à domingo, levando o corpo e a mente ao limite, passando por ameaças se não fizesse. Lideranças sem capacidades, péssimo planejamento de produção e constante flertava com risco de morte. Não recomendo a empresa pra ninguém."

Logistics (Former Employee) says

"Very poor leadership. Internal political battles, an unprofessional HR department that is dangerous to employees. This is not a company to be trusted. Not until a full shake out is done is the bad actors."

Service administrator (Former Employee) says

"Coworkers are terrible, the only way you can get a good review is if you ho drinking with the manager not performance. Don't work there. Nothing further to sayNoneEverything"

Mechanical designer (Former Employee) says

"Management is the issue here, one of the worst micromanagement types yet. Ended up "let go" for "poor work" and yet told they never looked at any of it to begin with. Classic case of "found someone cheaper than you".NoneFired at will because they feel like it"

Painter/Laborer (Current Employee) says

"I wanted to start a career there and from the beginning of my interview I was never asked about the job I applied for and was promised everything under the sun, and now I’m used every day and never getting a raiseNoneYour just a number"

warehouse (Former Employee) says

"Poor !!!! *Working conditions * Bathroom disgusting *Lunchroom very small * Poor management * Poor organization * Very dirty & noisy * Big safety issues, no trainingCasual wearVery very hot in summer, Very very dirty !!!"

soldador mig mag (Former Employee) says

"empresa multi nacional muito boa em organizaçao trabalha com qualidade, tdos os beneficiosboa em comprometimento com o funcionarionao tenho"

Finance Analyst (Former Employee) says

"The only way to survive the Komatsu culture is to become the boss's favorite or friend. There is a lot of favoritism from lower management to upper management. It does not matter how good you are at your job or how many hours you donate (everyone is on salary) you will not be able to advance if you are not a "favorite" of the boss. You are never allowed to disagree with management. After over ten years of being a Komatsu employee I was forced to make a choice of being fired or retire. I chose an early retirement. After I chose retirement they had to hire two employees to replace me.good benefitsDifferent work standards for employees, There are "Komatsu Elite and Komatsu Non-Elite" employees, Almost everyone is on salary. The "Non-Elite" are requred to donate their time without compensation."

Service Administrator & Assistant (Current Employee) says

"My opinion of Komatsu is that they treat hard working people like garbage. Management and HR do not back up their employees, they no longer give non management employees a yearly bonus, yet expect employees to give 110% with no incentives. Their benefits aren't very well, especially their insurance deductions.nonecannot name all in just one section, would not advise applying to this company"

Site Quality Manager (Current Employee) says

"Joy Global was a great place to work and offered a lot of opportunity. Due to the decline in the mining sector the future was a bit shaky, As well as the sale of the Steel Mill and the entire Company."

Manufacturing Engineer (Former Employee) says

"It was an OK place to work. Management was not that great to work with at times. But all in all they were very good to their employees. Made a lot of good friends there."

Not sure (Current Employee) says

"No regard for safety, favoritism, bullying, horrible communication, lies,backstabbing, i doubt these problems exist at other branches, great product however.Quality of productGeneral work environment is very negative, safety equipment and training is only offered to favorite techs, no employee handbook, messy shop full of broken shop equipment with poor lighting, seen one tech get a promotion but no raise."

Mechanical/electrical and hydraulic Assembler (Former Employee) says

"management sucks, all the supervisors are buddy's go hunting, fishing, drinking and that's all they talk about during the day, instead of helping with the workload. no chance of advancement and the raises suck, no future in this place.nothingeverything"

Assembler (Former Employee) says

"Horrible management, constant mandatory overtime, no respect for hourly employees, no room for advancement, encouraged laziness and discouraged hard work in order to force mandatory overtimeNoneEverything"

Electrician (Former Employee) says

"Joy Homer City is not worth the effort. H R department is worthless. New plant manager knows nothing about what is going on."

Employee (Former Employee) says

"Its all about money at this company. The employees suffer for managements mistakes especially in the last year. The President needs to look into Milwaukee.??Horrible Management"