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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Consumer Engineering

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Garmin International
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Olathe, KS 66062
Job 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.

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 Senior Mechanical Engineer for our Consumer Engineering Team located at Garmin International headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. In this role, you will develop moderately complex mechanical solutions, test and validate, complete technology explorations and/or deliver to mass production.? Our Mechanical Engineers have a range of opportunities for collaboration when designing and testing new products.? We have built the Xero bow sight, Force Trolling Motor, tools to track and train dogs, handheld devices that can summon EMS anywhere in the world (with the click of a button), fitness watches, chart plotters, and much more.? If you want in on the cutting edge of consumer products, this is the team to join!?

Other essential functions include:

  • Master CAD-user able to complete the most difficult tasks

  • Complete complex mechanical designs

  • Mock up and test complex mechanical systems to verify compliance with design requirements?

  • Good knowledge of injection molding, die casting, sheet metal stamping, machining, etc.

  • Specify test plans to validate very complex systems with complex performance requirements?

  • Make estimates on moderately complex mechanical designs including:? tooling, part cost, and design time?

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to drive process vendors to evaluate complex mechanical designs and understand the risk

  • Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced Mechanical Engineers (1 & 2) on technologies, cost analysis, design techniques and problem solving process

  • Provides reliable solutions to a wide range of difficult problems using sound problem solving techniques

  • Independently determines general approach and specific solutions to technical problems?

  • Applies knowledge of production and operations issues as they relate to engineering

  • Leads explorations of new technologies

  • Overseas travel as required

Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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