Mechanical Engineer (Products)

Garmin Canada has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Senior Mechanical Engineer who has a hunger for solving real world problems in the consumer electronics space. As a member of the mechanical engineering team, you will be involved in all aspects of product design – concept sketches to mass production and beyond. You will deliver superior mechanical solutions to Garmin’s fitness and outdoor segments while productizing and maintaining new technologies for consumer products.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer on the products team will:

  • Complete complex mechanical designs for Garmin or OEM products
  • Be a master CAD user and have the ability to model highly complex parts
  • Make substantial contribution to design reviews, providing comment and suggestion on mechanical engineering designs
  • Interface with Electrical Engineers, Industrial Designers, and Process Engineers to negotiate tradeoffs between manufacturing, appearance, and performance
  • Specify test plans to validate highly complex systems
  • Mockup and test mechanical systems to verify compliance with design requirements
  • Possess knowledge of mass production part manufacturing methods (e.g. injection molding, die casting, sheet metal stamping, machining processes, etc.)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of preferred part materials for part production and performance
  • Provide reliable solutions to a variety of problems using creativity and sound problem-solving techniques
  • Mentor entry level and intermediate Mechanical Engineers, providing technical expertise and guidance
  • Travel overseas as required

Company Information

At Garmin Canada, we create more than just products – we inspire solutions and innovations that change and shape how we live, work and play. You’ll get to work alongside top talent from around the globe while working on cutting-edge products and enabling compelling ecosystems with ultra-low power wireless technology. Here’s why you want to work for us:


You’ll bring products to life.

Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. Become a key contributor to our exciting portfolio of Garmin products and help us bring our devices from concept to market.

You’ll love the location.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, we’re located just 15-minutes outside of Calgary in Cochrane, Alberta. A retreat from fast-paced cities - Cochrane allows us to build relationships with the community and focus on what we do best – creating innovative solutions for unique use-cases in the ultra-low power wireless and sport industries. With many other tech companies calling Cochrane home, we can’t think of a better place to be!

You’ll love our office culture.

Company BBQs, active sports, casual dress, volunteer opportunities, social committee organized events, and the occasional sneak peak of new release movies allows team members to get to know each other outside the office.

You’ll receive fantastic benefits.

Opportunities for professional development, no waiting period for vacation or our extensive benefit plan, RRSP matching, stock purchase options, product discounts and flexible work schedules are available for all team members.

You’ll be part of something big.

Our open concept, open door policy office supports a fun, collaborate and supportive work culture. All our team members, regardless of their team, are encouraged to think big and share their ideas. Our team members are innovators, solution creators and outside-the-box thinkers ready to take on any challenge.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing/Aerospace Engineering
  • Minimum of 5years of relevant industry experience which must include:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CAD software and the ability to model highly complex parts (Solidworks preferred)
  • Experience working within a collaborative team environment
  • Mechanical design experience in the consumer electronics field
  • Strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Eligible for registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (P. Eng) in Alberta.


Other desirable skills and experience include:

  • Designing parts for mass production manufacturing methods including: injection molding, die casting, sheet metal stamping, and machining processes
  • Designing assemblies for automated and manual production lines
  • Using Solidworks PDM to manage CAD assets
  • Managing trade-offs between manufacturing, appearance and performance
  • Making test plans for complex mechanical systems
  • Excitement to create and deliver products for cycling, running, swimming and fitness!

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