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Legnica, Dolnoslaskie, PL

AME Tooling Senior Engineer

Lear Corporation is a component supplier (Tier 1) of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Company employs approximately 169,000 employees in 39 countries on 6 continents.


In Poland, Lear Corporation is present for 23 years and has 6 modern production plants and 2 R&D centers, employing around  9,000 employees. The company's headquarters is located in Tychy, the remaining branches are located in Bierun, Jarosław, Mielec and Legnica.



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Legnica Structures was established in 2012 and employs around 1200 talented individuals. It is metal plant where we produce steel structures and mechanism. Legnica Plant will eventually become the largest Lear facility in Automotive Seating Division product group in Europe.



Senior Tooling Engineer will have extremely essential and independent role focused on support of new die builds and launches for our 3 Structures plants in Europe; also will support production functions to continuously improve in all areas i.e. safety, efficiency, productivity. 


We offer:

  • Stable employment: the largest employer among automotive suppliers, for 20 years on the Polish market
  • Development: 68% of our managers have been promoted internally
  • Projects realization in international teams
  • Working environment that values diversity: 47% of our specialists and management are women
  • Friendly atmosphere: the highest rated factor in internal employee satisfaction surveys (87%).
  • Additional benefits: relocation bonus, medical care, group insurance, absenteeism bonus, holiday and Christmas subsidies, meal subsidies, language training



Your tasks will be:

  • Liaising with project managers, design teams and toolmakers with regards to the tools meeting the DFM requirements leading to approval of new tools
  • Support Engineering Team with parts design feasibility/industrialization reviews
  • Liaison between plant and EU Lear Corporate, suppliers or customers; work with US and EU teams to implement common die standards
  • Prepare RFQ annexes and detailed info for new tools or tool modifications, support costing estimations and offers comparisons
  • Launching tools at outsourced and at home locations and work with all team members (internally and supplier) to fully qualify and PPAP stampings to the customer requirements; 
  • Ensure timing, tool capability and proper quality are met before SOP
  • Assist in the design and development of stamp tooling including but not limited to strip layouts, die construction and press specifications
  • Supporting internal tooling Team to ensure standardizations are shared between programs and locations
  • Assist in development and improvement of current and new tooling sources
  • Track and report progress of tooling programs from sourcing to a production ready state



We expect from you:

  • Min. 5 years of experience in tooling area - experience in automotive industry is a huge advantage
  • Strong technical knowledge and expertise in stamping; ability to apply process knowledge to the tool design
  • Project coordination experience (multiple tools at the same time) – APQP approach or similar
  • Good understanding of technical drawings (GD&T)
  • Proficiency in trouble shooting dies and make adjustments
  • Experience in lean manufacturing tools and CAD are very welcome
  • English language skill, to be used on a daily basis
  • Outstanding human relation skills evident in the ability to work with the team and clear communication and execution
  • Willingness to travel between 25-75% 


If you are interested, please send us your CV in English.