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Senior Cartography Technician

Company name
Garmin Ltd.

Location
Yarmouth, ME

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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.

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!

We are looking for a full-time Senior Cartography Technician

for our engineering office in Yarmouth, Maine. In this role you will be responsible for applying Cartography standards and procedures to implement basic designs. Responsibilities include assisting with research, creation, evaluation and quality assurance of maps produced for use in Garmin products. Other essential functions include: 

Understands engineering needs as they relate to Cartography

Mentor and assist coworkers

Responsible for workflow support and execution

Identifies and resolves issues/risks using advanced problem solving skills and demonstrates appropriate cartographic judgment related to projects

Periodic evaluation/sampling of data and products to maintain GARMIN's product quality

Manage maintenance of and update cartography training program; maintain training records

Must demonstrate excellent presentation, communication and organization skills

Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree in cartography or geography from a four-year college or university or 4 years’ experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description. Other requirements include: 

Maintains a consistently high level of performance

Demonstrates a high degree of technical knowledge and continued growth pertaining to Garmin Cartography tools, techniques and processes

Functional understanding of Garmin product line; especially as it applies to Cartography

Demonstrate effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Exhibits a strong emphasis on Quality Assurance measures and implements improvements as required by product and market needs

Maintain a motivated and positive attitude while keeping a flexible mindset

Ability to be proactive and assume a leadership role is highly preferred!

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.

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Company info

Garmin Ltd.
Website : http://www.garmin.com

Company Profile
Garmin is founded on the principles of innovation, convenience, performance, value, and service. Our co-founders Gary Burrell and Dr. Min Kao, display our innovative products in the lobby of our Olathe, Kansas, world headquarters. What began as a brainstorming session of a handful of engineers around a card table in 1989 has evolved into a worldwide collaborative effort of thousands of colleagues. Garmin’s goal, as it was then, remains simple: To create navigation and communication devices that can enrich our customers’ lives. Our innovative products span various areas of interest, including automotive, aviation, marine, fitness, outdoor recreation and wireless applications.

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