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.
Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you're a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects?oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!
At Garmin, you do more as a mechanical engineer than sit at a desk working on drawings. You create. You build. You DESIGN.
Our mechanical engineers create products that solve complex problems and make people's lives safer, healthier and more enjoyable. From sketches on paper to something you can hold in your hands, our MEs are involved in development and production every step of the way. Mechanical engineers have a lot of freedom when it comes to their day-to-day job. They work with electrical, industrial and process engineers to design better products that solve thermal, shielding, cosmetic, human factor and manufacturability issues. Whatever your passion - parts, products, design or project scope - you can find it at Garmin.
We are looking for a full-time Senior Mechanical Engineer for our Santa Barbara California area office. In this role you will be responsible for completing complex mechanical designs. Other essential functions include:
Collaborating and adding value through participation in design reviews, providing comments on mechanical design aspects and other engineering areas
Evaluating new technologies as they apply to existing functions
Participating in project leadership and/or program planning including providing technical input to product development plans and concept documents
Making substantial contributions toward determination of project goals/objectives/feasibility
Mentoring and providing guidance to less experienced engineers
Contributing to advanced technical research on new technologies
Independently determining general approach and specific solutions to technical problems
Offering process improvement suggestions and authoring new procedures as appropriate
Directing and coordinating manufacture of prototypes
Mocking up and testing complex mechanical systems to verify compliance with design requirements
Possessing good knowledge of injection molding, die casting, sheet metal stamping, machining, etc.
Possessing good knowledge of material requirements, material performance, and material limitations
Specifying test plans to validate very complex systems with complex performance requirements
Managing basic tradeoffs and determine risk mitigation plans as appropriate
Making estimates on complex mechanical designs including: tooling, part cost, and design time
Assisting with the development of manufacturing plans for packaging integrated circuits (ICs)
Assisting with the development of a qualification test plan for ICs
Assist with the design and development of custom equipment for manufacturing, testing and qualifying ICs
Qualified candidates possess a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Aerospace Engineering from a four-year college or university AND a minimum of 3 years' relevant experience OR a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Aerospace Engineering AND a minimum of 5 years' relevant experience. Other requirements include: Demonstrated knowledge and capability to use CAD software for completing complex mechanical designs Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills Highly preferred experience: Familiarity with IC packaging, production manufacturing, and qualification testing Familiarity with IC Qualification standards such as JEDEC - JESD47J and MIL-STD-833 Automated and Manual Test Equipment Design Automation of manufacturing processes Fast prototype of mechanical devices as needed for testing or assembly Familiarity with typical ME tools and methods such as CAD SolidWorks, FEA for stress, thermal, shock and other mechanical modeling for ICs and packages Familiarity with various sensor IC equipment including wire bonding and die attach machines 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. Relocation assistance provided. 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.
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