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Garmin Reverse Logistics Technician 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.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!We are seeking a Reverse Logistics Technician for our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. In this role you will apply electronic theory, electrical testing procedures and related knowledge to repair, maintain and setup refurbishment processes for returned product. Other essential functions include:Using knowledge of electronic theory, electronic test equipment and computers, setup processes to test, reset, update and restock new and used consumer productDiscuss layout and assembly problems with management to clarify problems encountered while remanufacturing productRecommend changes in remanufacturing process to improve efficiency, maintenance, test method or product performanceUpdate and amend the Reverse Logistics SharePoint site to keep up ever changing processesAnalyze and interpret test dataPrepare and setup software/test equipment for major rework projectsAdjust, calibrate, align and modify process set up and test equipment that affect remanufacturingEstablish software and test proceduresTeam with Reverse Logistics Supervisors, Planning and Industrial Engineering to provide direction within the Rework areasTeam with Taiwan to ensure that the Reverse Logistics area is using the correct programs Qualified candidates will possess an Associate of Arts degree in Electronics, Engineering, Computer Science or substantially similar field OR completion of a minimum of 80 hours towards a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Technology or substantially related field OR 5 years’ experience performing a role substantially similar to this role’s essential functions. Other requirements include: Demonstrated proficiency using Personal Computers and their operating systemsDemonstrated proficiency using one of more of the following programs: Visual Basic, DOS, Access, MySQLDemonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SharePoint, experience with SharePoint DesignerDemonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skillsMust demonstrate proficient mechanical aptitude with a strong attention to detailMust be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with othersAbility to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment with the goal of improving efficiency while maintaining qualityMust possess the ability to lift up to 25 pounds to effectively perform the essential functions of this job descriptionMust be able to stand, sit, and/or twist for extended periods of time Candidates with previous software programming experience with HTML, JavaScript, PHP - Server-Size Scripting language are preferred. Possessing a mechanical aptitude is a plus!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. 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.