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Alignment Technician (2nd shift) at Garmin International

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Olathe, Kansas

Job Description:

GPS Manufacturer/Distributor

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 knowledge will keep you flying high. Our alignment technicians apply electronic theory, electrical testing procedures and related knowledge to align, troubleshoot and repair production electronic sub-assemblies.

This includes tracing circuits of defective units to the component level, discussing alignment, layout and assembly problems with Electronics Engineer/Process Engineer and recommend changes in circuitry or installation to improve assembly, alignment maintenance, test method or product performance. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Sets up standard test equipment and conducts functional, operational, environmental and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production products

  • Analyze and interpret test data

  • Adjust, calibrate, align and modify circuitry and components and record effects on unit performance

  • Record test/alignment procedures and results, defects, repair history, numerical and graphical data

  • Must possess the ability to lift up to 25 pounds while using safe lifting techniques and standing for an entire shift

Garmin Alignment Technicians are responsible for compliance with Garmin’s Attendance Policy and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements. Due to the level of training necessary to be successful in this position, Electronics Technicians are not eligible for job transfer for a minimum of one year after certifications in this position


An Associate of Arts degree in Electronics Technology, Vocational Certification in Electronics Technology, a substantially related field of Military training, a minimum of 80 hours towards a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Technology or a related field OR an Electronic Technician Certification (International Society of Certified Electronic Technicians (ISCET) or Electronic Technicians Associate International (ETA-I))  

Qualified candidates must demonstrate:

  • strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • must be team-oriented and possess a positive attitude and work well with others

  • must possess the ability to lift up to 25 pounds while using safe lifting techniques and standing for an entire shift. 

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