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Garmin International Senior Mechanical Engineer - Technology Explorations in Olathe, Kansas

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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.?

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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!

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Functions:

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+ Explore innovative mechanical concepts

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+ Review CAD assemblies for technical feasibility and apply first hand experience to risky items

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+ Complete complex mechanical designs

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+ Applies extensive technical expertise and analysis to all assigned projects

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+ Ability to customize existing, or develop new test methods to substantiate otherwise unverified aspects of product designs including material behavior at extreme conditions

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

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+ Good knowledge of GD&T and tolerance analysis

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+ Advanced testing capability and knowledge of materials and their behaviors at extreme conditions

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+ Specify test plans to validate very complex systems with complex performance requirements

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+ Excellent tradeoff management skills and ability to mitigate risk

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+ Ability to make estimates on complex and risky Mechanical designs including: tooling, part cost, and design time

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+ Negotiate processes, materials, and design feasibility with factory and vendors

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+ Knowledgeable of Industry and Garmin product qualification tests (environmental and others)

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+ Makes substantial contributions toward determination of project goal/objective feasibility

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+ Mentor level 1, 2, and Senior engineers on all aspects of mechanical design

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+ Provides technical input to product development plans and concept documents

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+ Provides reliable solutions to a wide range of diffi

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