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Reliability Technician at Garmin International in Olathe, Kansas

Posted in Aviation/Aerospace 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





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.

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 looking for a full-time Reliability Technician for our headquarters in Olathe, KS. In this role, you will be responsible for performing and verifying  the capability and reliability of products and materials, using specialized equipment, devices, and instrumentation. Other essential functions include:


  • Review test requests to determine the appropriate approach for testing products and materials

  • Perform initial inspection of products and materials to assess pre-testing conditions

  • Follow assigned work instructions and special process testing plans to maintain consistency and repeatability in testing

  • Record, log test data, and generate test reports as defined in procedures and test plans with a high degree of accuracy

  • Review, evaluate, and respond to email inquires regarding testing in a prompt and professional manner 

Qualified candidates possess an Associate degree in Electronics Technology or Vocational Certificate in Electronics Technology, or substantially related field AND a minimum of two years related experience OR a minimum of 80 hours towards a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Technology or a substantially related field OR a high school diploma or GED with previous Military training including electronic equipment troubleshooting AND four or more years of related experience plus five years related experience. Other required skills include:


  • Must possess previous electronic assembly or electronic system test/repair work experience

  • Must possess proficiency and computer experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

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

  • Must demonstrate a high degree of dexterity and eye coordination, to allow for manipulation and handling of small and delicate parts, fixtures and test equipment, in the performance of essential functions

  • Must possess visual acuity to distinguish colors (Red-Green-Blue) and shades of gray, to allow differentiation of colors and textures in materials


Candidates with experience with Automated Test Stations, data acquisition systems, vibration analysis equipment and other electronic diagnostic equipment are preferred! Also prefer candidates with experience with environmental test chambers including, altitude, temperature, humidity, UV exposure, vibration, salt fog, and water ingress. 

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.