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Electronics Technicians and Assemblers
1st and 2nd shifts

Exciting opportunities await you at Garmin!  We are looking for Electronics Technicians and Assemblers 1st and 2nd shifts.  Please visit our website for more details and to apply online www.garmin.com/careers.    

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Electronics Technician-Inspector (2nd Shift)-160011U

Description

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.

In operations and facilities, we literally do it all…in-house. We are looking for skilled, energetic individuals who want to join our quality, international shipping, manufacturing, office services, planning, purchasing, receiving, returns and warehouse teams. These associates do everything from delivering packages and purchasing supplies to assembling aviation panel mounts and ensuring our large shipments of goods are exported according to applicable international laws. Together, they proactively support associates and customers alike. If you’re ready to work – and have fun, too – come, help us put the pieces together!

Our knowledge will keep you flying high. Our electronics technicians apply electronic theory, electrical testing procedures and related knowledge to repair and newly overhaul products returned by Garmin customers. Attention to detail, ability to work with others and complex thinking is a must if you want to be a part of this first-class team.

We are looking for an Electronics Technician Inspector for our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. In this role you will be responsible for tracing circuits of defective units, using knowledge or electronics theory and electrical test equipment to locate defects and repair units to the component level. Other essential functions include:

•           Discuss layout and assembly problems with management to clarify problems encountered while repairing product

•           Recommend changes in circuitry or installation specifications to improve assembly, maintenance, test method or product performance

•           Analyze and interpret test data

•           Adjust, calibrate, align and modify circuitry and components to effect repairs on units

•           Record test/alignment procedures and results, defects, repair history, numerical and graphical data

•           Must possess the ability to lift up to 25 pounds while using safe lifting techniques

Due to the level of training necessary to be successful in this position, successfully hired associates are not eligible for job transfer for a minimum of one year from their date of hire.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates possess an Associate of Arts degree in Electronics Technology, Electronics, Engineering or a substantially similar field, or electronics related Military training or completion of a minimum of 80 hours towards a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Technology or substantially related field. Other requirements include: 

•           Must possess demonstrated experience and proficiency in component level troubleshooting

•           Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

•           Must demonstrate proficient mechanical aptitude with a strong attention to detail

•           Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others

2 or more years of related Electronics Technician or Engineering Technician experience is 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.

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Electronics Assembler (1st and 2nd shifts)

Description

Great ideas sometimes come from singular inspiration, but more often they’re a result of collaborative effort. Inside Garmin, we like to foster an environment of participation and engagement. We support professional development, offer well-designed career paths and adhere to a policy that prioritizes promoting from within the company to maximize the opportunities for our associates. We are also committed to being a good corporate citizen and providing opportunities for associates to contribute toward a healthy, sustainable world.

Think of this job as one big jigsaw puzzle – only the final product is something that solves complex problems and makes people’s lives safer, healthier and more enjoyable. Attention to detail is paramount when you’re an electronics assembler at Garmin. Not only will you test electronic function of assemblies, components, subassemblies and systems, but you also will assemble these electronics. And tend to machines, use hand tools, power tools, train others, mount assembled products and so much more. They say variety is the spice of life – you’ll get that here at Garmin.

We are looking for a full time electronics assembler to test electronic function of assemblies, components, subsidiaries and systems using test equipment and procedures at our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. In this role, you’ll also be responsible for reading shop orders, following production work instructions and sample assemblies and receiving verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed. Other essential functions include:

•           Train other GARMIN associates on task requirements and processes

Position and align parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture or other holding device using hand or power tools.  Performance of this duty may include lifting up to 25 pounds

•           Tend machines or use hand tools and power tools to crimp, stake, bolt, rivet, weld, solder, cement, press fit or perform similar operation to secure parts in place.

•           Performance of this duty may include lifting up to 25 pounds

•           Perform operator level preventive maintenance on machines, per Garmin       requirements

•           Mount assembled components such as transformers, resistors, capacitors, integrated circuits and sockets on chassis, panel or printed circuit board

Connect component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connect wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals and contact points using soldering, welding, thermocompression or related bonding procedures

•           Install finished assemblies or subassemblies in cases and cabinets

Qualifications

Qualified candidates for this role will possess a high school diploma or GED and demonstrate verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills, to provide for respectful work related communications with peers and personnel from other departments (direct contact and use of electronic mail systems). Other requirements include:

•           Must possess a high degree of dexterity and eye coordination, to allow manipulation of buttons, switches, hand tools and knobs on delicate equipment, products and parts, in the performance of essential functions

•           Associates operating machinery must have a mechanical aptitude with an attention to detail

•           Must be able to lift/move 25 pounds

•           This position will require the ability to sit, stand, look down, bend, twist and have dexterity with hands for up to 10 hours.

2 years assembly experience and soldering skills are highly preferred!

As part of our ongoing commitment to helping associates maintain a healthy balance between work and life, we sponsor company-wide and individual wellness initiatives, as well as world-class sporting events—and even some of the participating athletes. In each of the communities in which we do business, Garmin has a strong philanthropic and civic presence. Our associates benefit from these connections in many ways, including through discounts on products and services, opportunities to attend sponsored events, and even help with work-life initiatives, such as pilot certification and adoption assistance.

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Please visit our website for more details and to apply online www.garmin.com/careers.  


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Find Success at Garmin. 

Please visit our website for more details and to apply on-line.

 

Making great products takes great people.
Our employees play a huge role in the continued success of our company.
From engineering to marketing to operations and administration,
we are always looking for talented individuals to join the Garmin family.


Take this job
and love it.

Imagine how much better your day would be if you actually enjoyed your job. If you felt you were making a real contribution with a company whose products are industry leaders in design, performance, value and innovation.

Garmin produces the world’s top-selling GPS navigation and wireless communication products for aviation, marine, automotive,
fitness and outdoor recreation customers. To make the coolest products, we need the best and brightest on our team.
Are you ready to find your future, here?

Benefits

Trust us, it doesn’t get much better than this.

Full healthcare coverage

Insurance premiums are paid entirely by Garmin on 2 of the 3 Blue Cross Blue Shield of KC plans for full-time associates, spouses and their dependents. Associates are eligible the first of the month following their date of hire.

Dental insurance

Premiums are paid entirely by Garmin for full-time associates. Additional fees may be incurred if the provider is not a participating dentist with Delta Dental.

9 paid holidays per year

401k retirement plan

Garmin matches 75 cents of every dollar contributed, up to 10 percent of an associate’s salary.

Accident & critical illness coverage

Life insurance

Garmin covers the associate at 1 times his/her annual salary. Accidental death and dismemberment pays out at
2 times the associate’s annual salary.

3 weeks paid time off per year

Amounts increase at 5 and 10 years of service. Balances can be rolled over.

Vision insurance

Avesis provides associates and covered family members with discounted contact lenses and glasses (exam covered under medical insurance).

Flexible Compensation Plan

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Associates may purchase shares of Garmin Ltd. stock through payroll deductions at a 15 percent discount from the market price.

Educational assistance

Full-time associates can apply for reimbursement of tuition and fees for undergrad and graduate classes.
The better the grade, the more we reimburse!

Associate Assistance Plan

On-site cafeteria & courtyard

Breakfast, lunch and snacks are created daily by our own chef!

Short- and long-term disability

Pension plan

Each year, Garmin makes a 100 percent employer contribution equal to 5 percent of your annual salary.

Company-wide wellness program

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1200 E. 151st Street
Olathe,  KS 66062


 
  

        
       

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