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Calibration Technician

Company: Garmin
Location: Olathe
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewAs 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.ResponsibilitiesIn 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!We are looking for a full-time Quality Technician 1 for our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. In this role you will be responsible for organizing and performing testing and/or calibration activities by reviewing schedules, operating equipment and producing accurate records.Other essential functions include:Follow schedules and perform tasks as assignedDemonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of electronics and/or mechanical theory and applicationsPerform basic tests and/or calibrations in accordance with plans and proceduresPerform calibration, tests and verification of equipment to authorized plans and proceduresReview calibrations and equipment datasheets, manufacturer's calibration procedures and Garmin internal product schedules to implement actions to update test and calibration procedures, as identifiedMaintain and insure the integrity of calibration records and equipment profilesSupport Quality functions in providing and maintaining test equipment, fixtures, and interconnectsOther responsibilities include:Maintain a high-level attention to detail to insure accuracyComplete other duties as assignedQualificationsQualified candidates possess an Associate of Arts degree in Electronics Technology or Vocational Certificate in Electronics or Engineering Technology, or substantially related field or a minimum of 80 hours towards a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Technology or a substantially related field or a high school diploma or GED with previous Military training OR equivalent combination of education and relevant experience Associate of Arts degree in Electronics Technology.Other requirements include: Demonstrates strong mechanical aptitude related to using tools and measurement devices (i.e. hand tools, calipers, gages, etc.)Demonstrates strong electrical aptitude related to operating electrical equipment and test devices (i.e. multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc.)Previous demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office - Access, Outlook, Word, and ExcelDemonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skillsMust demonstrate the ability to move work and test equipment to and from work areasMust possess the ability to lift up to 55 pounds to effectively perform the essential functions of this job descriptionExperience with ISO9000, ISO17025, AS9100, IATF6949 and previous calibration, reliability or electronics 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 well-being 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 well-being initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few.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.

Keywords: Garmin, Olathe , Calibration Technician, Professions , Olathe, Kansas

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