Marine Pro-Staff Field Specialist

Garmin International, Inc. Olathe , KS 66051

Posted 2 months ago

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 allin-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 youre ready to work and have fun, too come, help us put the pieces together!We are looking for a full-time Marine Pro-Staff Field Specialist for our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area.

In this role you will be responsible for providing technical assistance and assist with training to Garmin marine Pro-Staff as well as dealers, OEMs, and end-users. You will also support Garmin marine sponsored events and coordinate equipment as well as assist in installation and commissioning for Pro-Staff as required. Other essential functions include:Responsible for assisting Marine Pro-Staff Manager with on-site technical support for Pro-Staff at tournaments and events. Assist with ensuring Pro-Staff boats are properly outfitted and in working order prior to and during tournaments

Troubleshoot and perform repairs on Pro-Staff equipment as required

Escalate product issues to product support and engineering teams if they occur

Must possess marine business segment passion

Recommend and partner with Pro-Staff Manager to determine appropriate Garmin marine equipment to outfit each pro staff member based on the type of activities pro staff is engaged in (sailing, inland fishing, offshore fishing). Assist with placing orders for each Staff Pro-Staff member while ensuring following all processes and procedures.Assist with quality checks to ensure Garmin equipment is installed properly, and functioning at the optimal level. Ability to travel 75% of the time or greater

Other responsibilities include:Assist in support of new sponsorship programs with Pro-Staff as needed. Provide assistance and support to dealers and OEMs in special events, regional shows, grand openings, etc

Perform other work-related duties as assigned Qualified candidates will posses a Bachelors Degree in a field relevant to this role or a minimum of 4 years experience supporting marine electronic equipment installation or troubleshooting experience. Other required skills include:Must possess demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Must demonstrate a superior customer-oriented attitude

Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others

Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision

Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment

Ability to safely operate a vehicle with a valid drivers license

Desirable qualifications:Previous experience in an Marine OEM or installing dealer facility

Previous Garmin electronics installation experience and extensive knowledge of Garmin products

Experience participating in bass or other fishing tournaments as an amateur or a professional

Knowledge and work experience performing marine electronic equipment installation/troubleshootingKnowledge of competitive marine products

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 familys preferences. In addition, Garmins 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, veterans status, age or disability.



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