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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Technology Explorations

Company: Garmin Ltd.
Location: Olathe
Posted on: April 4, 2021

Job Description:

WARNING ABOUT RECRUITING PHISHING SCAMS: Garmin is among several companies recently made aware of a phishing scam involving bad actors posing as hiring managers--recruiting--via email,--text--messages--or on social media. Learn more. Senior Mechanical Engineer - Technology Explorations location Olathe, Kansas, United States category Engineering Experienced Job ID: 2100021 Posted: Mar 30th 2021 We are looking for a full-time Senior Mechanical Engineer for our Mechanical Engineering IXP (Inspire - Explore - Prototype) team. While other engineering product development teams at Garmin primarily focus on designing products, our team focuses on the product enabling technologies that will be essential to those products and will expedite their development. These feeder technologies are to ensure superior products. In this role, you will explore new-to-Garmin technologies and develop them into superior mechanical solutions to be ready for business segments to adopt. Responsibilities include technology investigations, design, testing/validation, prototyping, and supporting technology transfer to product development teams. Explorations are, by definition, endeavors into the unknown, which means flexibility with changing priorities and requirements is an essential skillset for exploration engineers. If you want in on the cutting edge of technology development for Garmin products, this is one of the teams to join! Functions:

  • Explore innovative mechanical concepts
  • Review CAD assemblies for technical feasibility and apply first hand experience to risky items
  • Applies extensive technical expertise and analysis to all assigned projects
  • Ability to customize existing, or develop new test methods to substantiate otherwise unverified aspects of product designs including material behavior at extreme conditions
  • Good knowledge of GD&T and tolerance analysis
  • Advanced testing capability and knowledge of materials and their behaviors at extreme conditions
  • Specify test plans to validate very complex systems with complex performance requirements
  • Excellent tradeoff management skills and ability to mitigate risk
  • Ability to make estimates on complex and risky Mechanical designs including: tooling, part cost, and design time
  • Negotiate processes, materials, and design feasibility with factory and vendors
  • Knowledgeable of Industry and Garmin product qualification tests (environmental and others)
  • Makes substantial contributions toward determination of project goal/objective feasibility
  • Mentor level 1, 2, and Senior engineers on all aspects of mechanical design
  • Provides technical input to product development plans and concept documents
  • Provides reliable solutions to a wide range of difficult problems using sound problem solving techniques
  • Offers process improvement suggestions and authors new procedures as required
  • Exemplifies Garmin's Mission Statement and Quality Policy and proactively works to improve Garmin's image and culture
  • Defines general approaches as well as specific solutions to technical problems considered state of the art
  • Applies knowledge of production and operations issues as they relate to engineering
  • Leads explorations of new technologies
  • Associates are expected to integrate, use, and provide feedback on products in development when possible as part of their normal job responsibilities. Additional Responsibilities:
    • Participate in recruiting activities as assigned
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned
    • Overseas travel as required Requirements:
      • Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a four-year college or university AND a minimum of 5 years relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
      • Excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)
      • Master CAD-user able to complete the most difficult tasks
      • Demonstrated knowledge and capability to use CAD software for completing complex mechanical designs
      • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills Desired Qualifications: --- Electronic packaging design experience Relocation assistance provided. Never been to KC? Check out www.kc.org Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, age or disability. To share this job with a friend, please provide their name and their email address below. Your Name Get notified for similar jobs Sign up and receive similar job alerts to your email Enter Email address --------------------- Get tailored job recommendations based on your interests. Location Olathe, Kansas, United States Engineering

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