eCAD Manager in Cary, NC

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Garmin   •  

Cary, NC 27511

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 63 days ago

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We are seeking a full-time eCAD System Manager at our office in Cary, NC. In this role, you will serve as technical lead and chief architect for Garmin's eCAD system, determines and organizes long range system objectives, identifies and implements system improvements and additional capability, and provides technical support to the larger Garmin PCB Design community. Other essential functions include:

  • Enhance the PCB CAD (Computer Aided Design) tools
  • Participate in selection and deployment of PCB CAD software and hardware sufficient to support all PCB design activities
  • Develop and communicate PCB Design best practices, PCB Design for Manufacturability training and reference material with managers at all Garmin locations
  • Develop PCB CAD library strategy
  • Lead multiple projects simultaneously, some of which will be complex, large projects for enhancing Garmin's ECAD software capabilities
  • Provide project guidance and leadership through definition of clear objectives, requirements, timelines and milestones to internal and external project team members
  • Provide technical mentoring and guidance to Design Engineers and PCB Designers on the ECAD system and PCB design activities
  • Contribute inventions, new designs, and techniques regarded as significant advances to the PCB Design and product development process
  • Identify team needs and develop strategies to address them
  • Effectively represent Garmin among industry partners and peer groups as required
  • Participate in evaluation of proposed or ongoing projects/programs
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of Garmin's PCB Design and product development processes and procedures
  • Provide additional leadership in cooperation with the team leader and other functional teams
  • Participate in recruiting activities as assigned


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelors Degree in a technical discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience AND a minimum of 5 years of service as a Garmin Technical Lead PCB Designer or a minimum of 10 years experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description. Other requirements include:

  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrates a successful track record in managing exceedingly complex problems and providing successful solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious
  • Must possess experience and proficient understanding in a wide range of electronics and board technologies
  • Must possess expert knowledge that is substantial and critical to Garmin's PCB Design needs

Valid Through: 2019-9-13