Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.
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Location: New Century, 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.
Our aviation technology has made the skies progressively easier to navigate. From portables to panel mounts and everything in between, Garmin GPS innovation is making it easier than ever to fly with civilian aviators. And thanks to our flight test engineers, our aviators are able to fly the open sky with an unwavering level of confidence! Our flight test engineers make sure everything we do complies with FAA rules and regulations. They spend countless hours developing testing requirements, writing test plans, participating in test flights, retrieving and analyzing data and preparing reports for inclusion in certification documents. If you’re ready to help us soar, we’re ready to test you.
We are looking for a full-time Flight Test Engineer for our flight operations team based at Garmin's New Century airport facility in Gardner, Kansas. As a Garmin Flight Test Engineer, you'll be responsible for these essential functions:
Leverages basic understanding of certification process and associated regulations in performance of role
Offers suggestions to improve processes and the safety of the flight test organization
Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques
Serves as a mentor to less experienced flight test engineers (Flight Test Engineer 1)
Applies a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities in developing solutions in a timely fashion
Applies Garmin’s Mission, Vision, Values, and Quality Policy and enthusiastically exhibits a desire to see Garmin succeed
We're seeking qualified candidates with the education, experience and skills outlined below:
Preferred qualifications include:
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.