Project Engineer - Thermal Comfort Systems


Coventry, GB

Country/Region:  United Kingdom
Job Function:  Engineering
Requisition ID:  28865
Employment Type:  Salary

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Company Overview

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 37 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 #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation


Role overview:

The main purpose of the Project Engineer is to ensure the development foe KA Interior Products, support Program Manager in ensuring all required engineering documents are on time, support in continuous improvement and development of KA interior products as well as support CFT’s to win new business.


This role is based in Coventry Tech Center (CV6)


Main Responsibilities:

  • The contact to the engineering teams of our customers (Key-Contact).
  • A complete description and full understanding of all customer needs on the product.
  • The engineering activities during all project phases.
  • The integration of the product into the customer environment.
  • Ability to manipulate Catia models
  • Supervising the creation of Customer / System drawings.
  • CAD data exchange with customers.
  • Establish and grow engineering contacts with customers.
  • Discuss and describe customer strategies for future developments.
  • Describe customer demands in RVS sheets, benchmark KA products against demands and share information with Functional Teams.
  • Run pre development projects within our customer base
  • Run smaller projects from the pre RFQ to launch


Key skills and Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree from technical University, preferred Bachelor or Master degree
  • Basic electrical and electronic knowledge
  • Basic Catia knowledge
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Exposure to Target driven environment
  • Analytical approach
  • Excellent English Communication Skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Job experience in an automotive background is desirable
  • Experience / Understanding of seat climate systems


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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