Application Developer


Coventry, GB

Country/Region:  United Kingdom
Job Function:  Engineering
Requisition ID:  33767
Employment Type:  Salary

Lear For You


We work hard for the people who work for us. We champion our teams. We foster collaboration, inclusion, respect and excellence. What we are trying to say is we want to be more for you.


We are your path to a better career, a better future, and a better you.


Our teams have invented groundbreaking technologies, flawlessly manufactured millions of products and earned a long list of awards. Year after year, we are one of the World's Most Admired Companies. 


Our teams are the secret to our success. They are empowered, inventive and inclusive. Passionate about their craft. Driven to succeed. Because we all understand that we must work together to win. 


Are you ready for a better career? A better future?


We're Lear For You. 


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of talented employees in 39 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #179 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation.


Lear’s Industry 4.0 Strategy

As a global technology leader of automotive Seating and Electrical components operating across over 250 facilities within 37 countries around the world, Lear Corporation is at the forefront of various aspects of technological evolution. Industry 4.0 within Lear Corporation is underpinned through the integration of intelligent digital technologies and analytical systems into manufacturing and industrial processes. Lear Corporation’s industry 4.0 strategy is primarily divided into 2 key operating functions. Firstly, the successful project management and execution of industry 4.0 initiatives into our manufacturing operations. Secondly, the digital analysis and data gleaned from visual management systems ensuring Lear takes informed decisions across its wider business maximizing our operational efficiency whilst upholding the highest quality standards ensuring that Lear’s operational and financial objectives can be achieved. 


As an Application Developer, you will be working with colleagues focused on understanding the operational Use Cases, Data scientists using ML models to deliver solutions to support business decisions and the data engineers to deliver an end-end solution. As a UI Application Developer, you will be responsible for the development of User Interface providing data visualizations to help with business operations and decision making. You will have an eye for good user design and usability with a focus on developing tools for manufacturing operations.


Main Responsibilities:


- Manage the execution of data-focused projects within the EU&AF AME team, utilizing Lear’s data analytics and application platform.

- Participate in multiple projects from their inception, contributing to defining the problem statement.

- Develop a standardized toolset across Lear for analyzing and presenting data effectively to senior management.

- Understand data and contextualize statistical information to highlight trends and patterns from diverse data sources.

- Transform technical data into understandable insights, providing recommendations and conclusions to stakeholders.

- Create interactive dashboards that merge visuals with real-time data to facilitate decision-making.

- Understand the phases of program and product delivery, offering expert analysis throughout the lifecycle.

- Work with both new and legacy technologies to integrate separate data feeds and transform them into scalable datasets.

- Ensure documentation and procedures align with internal practices (ITPM) and Sarbanes Oxley requirements, continually enhancing them.

- Optimize system performance for all hardware and technology resources deployed.


Key Skills:



- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Systems/Software Engineering, or equivalent.

- Experience in integrated application development teams.

- Proficiency in business analysis and requirements analysis.

- Familiarity with Agile frameworks.

- Knowledge of Low-Code UI and API Development.

- Experience in developing UI from data pipelines.

- Proficiency in data mining methods, data tools, and operational visualization of data.

- Experience in building and supporting data-driven applications.

- Familiarity with HTML/CSS Application Development Platforms.

- Strong SQL skills.



- 3-5 years of experience in multinational organizations with international, cross-functional teams.

- 2-5 years of experience in data engineering or optimization for high-volume manufacturing operations.

- UI design experience for appealing aesthetics and user experience.

- Experience in working with data for machine learning applications and providing visualization methods to support these tools.

- Knowledge of architectural patterns for efficient UI development and execution.

- Experience with the PowerBi platform.



As well as an attractive salary we offer:


-Group Personal Pension with AVIVA 

-Hybrid Working (3+2) (non-contractual)

-Core hours working  (non-contractual)

-25 days annual leave

-Life Cover 3 x Basic Salary (Expression of wishes form required)

-AXA PPP Private Medical Insurance

-EV Salary Sacrifice


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