Senior EMC Engineer at Garmin (Kansas City, MO)

| Kansas City, MO
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We are seeking a full-time Senior EMC Engineer for our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Certification and/or testing for complex products and/or integrated systems and provides technical leadership for EMC project planning and programs.


Essential Functions
  • Lead certification and/or testing of complex products and/or integrated systems including activities such as scheduling, monitoring, tracking and adjusting project plan to meet project deadlines and requirements
  • Prioritize and organize tasks to ensure effective time management and allowance for working on smaller projects in conjunction with main project
  • Review and provide input to certification plans/test methods and monitor test capability and usage and recommend process/equipment improvements
  • Represent Garmin among industry partners, peer groups and regulatory agencies (FAA/EASA/RTCA/GAMA/OEM/Audits/FCC/IEEE) as required
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced EMC Engineers (EMC Engineer 1 & 2)
  • Work with stakeholders to assist in effectively communicating test status, procedures, and results
Operations Functions

The Operations team is responsible for partnering with cross-functional engineering teams to achieve EMC and radio transmitter certifications. The Senior EMC Engineer is expected to:
  • Partner with project management for delivery of best-in-class GPS navigation, HD traffic, wireless video, radar and driving recorder platforms as well as connected services using technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Wi-Fi
  • Create and implement complex test plans for major product development programs
  • Contribute to advanced regulatory and standards research on new technologies, markets and geographic regions
  • Identify compliance related risks, effectively communicates the threat and suggests best means for avoiding or reducing the risk
  • Partner with the Compliance Engineering team to determine general approach and specific solutions to compliance problems


Basic Qualifications
  • Master's Degree AND a minimum of 5 years relevant experience OR Bachelor's Degree AND a minimum of 7 years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Demonstrated skills and/or training in project management
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be positive, detail/quality oriented, organized, proactive, analytical, team oriented and a driven problem solver, multi-tasker, and self-starter with the ability to prioritize in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to generate and support pragmatic solutions that meet Garmin's market launch requirements, while maintaining high quality standards
Desired Qualifications
  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5)
  • iNARTE certification in EMC and/or Product Safety
  • Past participation on a standards-writing committee
  • Experience reviewing EMC and safety design aspects for circuit design and PCB layout
  • Previous work or internship experience with circuit design for consumer or aviation products
  • Knowledge of ISO9001, ISO17025, AS9100, IATF6949

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.
More Information on Garmin
Garmin operates in the Consumer Web industry. The company is located in Olathe, KS, Chandler, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, Tucson, AZ, Brea, CA, Boulder, CO, Yarmouth, ME, Chanhassen, MN, Cary, NC and Salem, OR. Garmin was founded in 1989. It has 7213 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 146 open jobs at Garmin, click here.
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