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Olathe, Kansas - USD Full Time Posted: Monday, 17 July 2017
As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.

Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you're a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!

We are looking for a Full time Component Engineer at our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area. in this role you will be responsible for creating specification control drawings for component parts used in state of the art electronics products. Other essential functions include:

Work closely with Engineering, Purchasing, Quality Assurance, and suppliers on all component issues

Perform or facilitate failure analysis for failed components (design, production, or field failures)

Work with suppliers to resolve component issues by identifying "root cause" and implementing permanent solutions

Perform component evaluations and qualifications

Work with design teams to ensure the use of high quality, high reliability, cost effective components in new designs

Provide component level expertise and consulting to Design Engineers

Create and maintain parametric data to support component selection for design engineering

Actively manage non-preferred parts out of circulation to prevent future design useQualified candidates possess an Associate's Degree in Electronic Technology or above equivalent experience. Other requirements include:

Must possess a minimum of 2 years' experience in electronics with experience in component level design and/or troubleshooting

Has a working knowledge of all electronic component types

Is proficient at using PC systems and related software applications

A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology (BSEET) from a four-year college or university or higher education, working knowledge of all electronic component types, AutoCAD or other Computer Aided Design (CAD) experience, electronic component purchasing experience, experience in statistical methods, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE), International Standards Organization (ISO) 9000, quality standards and best practices, familiarity with Electronics Industrial Association (EIA), American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Military Standards (MIL-STD), and other industry standards, strong understanding of electronic manufacturing processes, particularly Surface Mount Technology (SMT), strong understanding of various component manufacturing processes, proficient troubleshooting and "bench skills", and general knowledge of physics and chemistry are highly preferred!

Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your family's preferences. In addition, Garmin's financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few.


Posted by StartWire

Olathe, Kansas, United States of America
Garmin International, Inc.
Garmin International, Inc.
7/17/2017 10:03:59 AM

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