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Hammond, IN, US

Industrial 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.






  • Develops implementation strategies for modifications to plant layout (AutoCAD) and production processes.
  • Determines manpower requirements and modifies work methods.
  • Updates labor routings and operation descriptions.
  • Designs and/or specifies work fixtures and modifies as required by production.
  • Researches and purchases tools and equipment as required.
  • Sets labor standards through Time Studies or Most Analysis for existing or future processes.
  • Creates various reports as required (i.e. labor reduction plan, etc.)
  • Performs cost analysis to determine feasibility of new products or processes.
  • Analyzes ergonomic concerns and implements solutions.
  • Creates and maintains APQP documents (i.e. PFMEA, PFD, SWI for present & future plant processes).
  • Assists with MOE certificate of approval process.
  • Manages facility alterations and improvements.
  • Learn product requirements and ensure that they are met.
  • Solve production problems that arise within an organization.
  • Design information as well as manufacturing systems.
  • Develop control systems that help in analysis of costs and planning of finances.
  • Develop cost efficient processes in the engineering field.
  • Monitor the general flow of operations.
  • Establish programs of work measurement in order to guarantee fulfillment of targets and deadlines.
  • Determine how best to use the work force to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Give recommendations on how to improve productivity.
  • Communicate with the staff and management on ways of implementing the plans and the recommendations that they come up with.
  • Ensures compliance with the following legislation: OHSA, WSIB, Human Rights, Employment Standards, and Labour Relations.
  • Uses and or wears personal protective equipment that the company requires to be used or worn.
  • Performs any other duties as required in pursuance to the function of this position or as directed.
  • Works safely, reporting hazards and unsafe conditions, and takes all reasonable measures to protect themselves, co-workers and direct reports.
  • Recognizing and understanding the requirements of our internal and external customers and is dedicated to establishing the highest industry standards for quality, value, service & technology.
  • Ensures and understands compliance with harassment within the workplace towards others in the organization.


  • Post-Secondary Education or Experiential Equivalency
  • Degree/Diploma in a relevant Engineering discipline.



  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Planning and Organization skills.
  • Time Management and Prioritization skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving.
  • Desired
  • 3 years’ experience in an Industrial Engineering setting preferably within the manufacturing/ automotive industry.
  • Lean Manufacturing

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: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago