Plant Engineer I


Duncan, SC, US, 29334

Country/Region:  United States
Job Function:  Engineering
Requisition ID:  34410
Employment Type:  Salary


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The CKD Program/BOM Engineer is responsible for complete Program Management with new program launches and program maintenance.   Managing and coordinating engineering changes with the JIT plants. 

The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

(The following duties are typical for this classification. However, any one position may not include all the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed.)

  • Reviewing all BOMs received from central BOM team in Munich-engineering change control.
  • Creating/building new BOMs in the ERP system and Ujigami.
  • Submitting new BOMs to be built in the access database (current) and independently building them in SAP (future).
  • Maintaining BOMs monthly – continuously doing audits between all systems ERP, Ujigami and access.
  • Excellent versatility with MS excel to execute quick comparisons and look for similarities and differences in the BOMs.
  • Creating engineering change notices for upcoming changes and communicating it to the CKD customers.
  • Coordinating upcoming part/engineering changes with the responsible JIT plants.
  • Complete Program management with new program launches and program maintenance.


Your Qualifications:

  •  Knowledge of raw materials, production processes and efficiencies, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Knowledge of the various functions of an automotive plant such as maintenance, quality, production control, safety, quality, operations, and materials as needed to oversee and direct employees in these functions.
  • Knowledge of strategies such as product lifecycle management (PLM), just-in-time, and self-directed teams as needed to effectively implement these strategies.
  • Knowledge of Lear’s organizational rules, regulations, procedures, and practices as needed to oversee processes and human resources.
  • Knowledge of applicable rules and regulations for environmental control and other regulatory authorities as needed to ensure compliance.
  • Ability to create results, build teams, foster trust, and handle resistance to change.
  • Ability to assess multiple events and circumstances as needed to establish a course of action.
  • Ability to recognize relationships between facts, information, or situations as needed to integrate information from various sources.
  • Ability to evaluate alternatives and anticipate consequences of various courses of actions as needed to adapt/plan accordingly.
  • Ability to provide sound rationale/explanations for decisions and/or actions.
  • Ability to communicate information objectively without interjecting personal biases.
  • Ability to take an unpopular stand when necessary.
  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Ability to analyze problems to include asking the appropriate questions and gathering additional information to identify causes of and solutions to problems.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organization as well as dealing with customers and vendors for the effective and efficient meetings of goals and requirements.
  • Ability to multi-task with multiple priorities and time frames.



  • Associates Degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.






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.

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Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina