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Coventry, GB

Project Engineer

Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.


Project Engineer- Seating


We are looking for a Project Engineer to join our Seating team, you will participate in a series of designated of projects, within a team to own and deliver the engineering of best in class premium automotive seating for the products we develop for our customers. The role will include the creation of technical specifications or targets, and the design of components and assemblies to meet the technical requirements. The achievement of engineering deliverables within the program timing constraints is essential. You will need to work systematically and analytically and to use structured problem solving methods to resolve technical issues. The Project Engineer will create and manage the DFMEA for your area of responsibility, managing technical risk to acceptable levels and validating the product to customer and regulatory requirements.

The Project Engineer will  work effectively within a design team, contributing to the teams collective output, and to apply your knowledge and experience to the engineering of a product, with respect to requirements definition & design to meet function, safety, durability and appearance standards.


Role overview:


  • Work with the Engineering Manager to design and develop seating projects meeting customer expectations
  • Work within the various engineering functions to deliver the design, DFMEA, analysis, validation, tolerance analysis, drawing creation and dimensioning and system integration of seating systems.
  • Define product technical requirements in terms of function, safety, durability and appearance.
  • Competitor technical benchmarking defining the mechanical characteristics of the part with SI units
  • Ensure compliance to engineering deliverables at set project gateways
  • Resolution of technical open issues and driving them to successful closure within the agreed timing
  • Presentations to Lear colleagues and customer senior management as required with respect to your area of design responsibility
  • To participate in design reviews as required


The ideal candidate:


  • Appreciation of CAD systems
  • Strong conceptual design capability
  • Able to think of innovative solutions to design challenges
  • A relevant degree/ equivalent experience