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Duncan, SC, US, 29334

Machine Vision Engineer


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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.




NATURE OF WORKThe Vision Engineer will be Lear’s expert engineer for all vision applications. The candidate will use their vast knowledge, experience, and resourcefulness to choose the correct vision system for each application. The candidate will develop the concept, design the system, install, train the receiving plant, and provide support for the vision system post handoff to the plant.


The Role: 

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among all team members.
  • Handles the vision application from concept to handoff.
  • Plans and establishes project timelines and reviews with the plant.
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers.
  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Monitors and reviews information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Develop performance indicators to increase reliability and reduce downtime.
  • Develop contingency and disaster recovery plans for vision systems.
  • Willingness to travel globally – up to 50%


Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in a related field
  • Write, implement, and debug PLC software
    • Expert in RSLogix5000 and Studio5000



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be a self-starter, team player, work well with others and have a positive attitude
  • Expert in vision applications with vast knowledge of product available on the market
  • Robust programming skills using Fanuc and/or UR robots
  • Ability to read and create electrical drawings in AutoCAD
  • Must be a creative thinker, results oriented, focused, and attentive to detail and accuracy
  • Must have ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Completes Risk Assessments as necessary



Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.


Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina