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Garmin Production Area Material Handler (1st Shift) in Olathe, Kansas

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.We are looking for a full time Production Area Material Handler for our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. As a Production Area Material Handler, you’ll store and pull parts to support SMT operations, move production assemblies between operations and obtain other materials as required.Other essential functions in this role include:Pull material from Vertical Lift Module (VLM) as requiredReturn unused material to VLMMaintain part number identification of materialsMaintain moisture sensitive devices per storage criteriaWalk a frequent circuit through Manufacturing to move production assemblies between operationsDeliver “Floor Issued” items requested by Production AssociatesRefill commonly used adhesives and chemicals from parent storage containers and label properly. Perform delivery of sameDeliver commonly used consumables in the factory such as finger cots, gloves, and soldering tipsAssist with capturing current snapshot of inventory when implementing Engineering Change Orders in the factoryPrioritize multiple tasks and meet developing prioritiesCompliance with HRD-003 (Garmin’s Attendance Policy)Compliance with DOT (Department of Transportation) requirementsFrequently required to walk or stand for extended periods. Must be able to lift/move 55 poundsOther Responsibilities include:Perform other work related duties as assignedComply with all corporate and departmental procedures Qualified candidates will possess a High School Diploma or GED. Other required skills include:Basic computer skillsPrevious experience with MRP/ERP applications or inventory systems (Preferably Oracle)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)Must have attention to detail.Frequently required to walk or stand for extended periods. Must be able to lift/move 55 poundsSpecific vision abilities required include close vision and distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focusCandidates with previous warehouse and manufacturing experience are highly preferred!Our benefits, designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life, keep us competitive and allow our associates to make their own decisions about their well-being and future. We offer a choice of healthcare plans—with low or no premiums—which consistently rank in the 90th percentile when compared to other high-tech employers, plus dental and vision plans for you and your family. In addition, our financial benefits rate 82% above the median for technology companies comparable in size. Our 401K retirement plan 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 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.

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