NoviSad, RS

APQP Engineer


Novi Sad


Driving the future of automotive. We’re Lear For You.


Company Overview


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of more than 165,000 talented employees in 37 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at lear.com, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation


Lear has been operating in Serbia since 2016, offering a wide range of products and demonstrating strong expertise in electrical distribution and global comfort systems. With our 2 main sites in Novi Sad (E-systems) and Indjija (global comfort systems) we are employing more than 4500 diverse and talented team members.  

Lear Novi Sad has been certified as a Top Employer for 2022 and 2023 in recognition of its unwavering commitment to operational excellence, innovation, and fostering supportive work environment.


Position overview: Advanced product quality planning and active involvement in all preparation activities for new and ongoing projects in order to ensure high level quality of products.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Involved in all activities of advanced product quality planning, including internal reviews and audits with project team and Customer
  • Checks product specification to ensure product is aligned with all Customer requirements and all product characteristics ensured in Control plan
  • Creates and updates Control plan
  • Involved in PFMEA and supporting PFMEA team
  • Participates in development and implementation of Poka Joke strategy
  • Actively participates in meetings and activities related to startup of new projects/programs or changes on existing programs
  • Participates in design changes and responsible for evidence of all changes in PCN tracking file
  • Monitors “Run at Rate” activities and documentation
  • Timely informs quality line inspectors about all relevant changes related to quality and product
  • Preparation of PPAP documentation and collecting documentation for PSW for new projects
  • Carries out APQP program audits to ensure alignment with all Lear quality rules and standards


Key skills and Qualifications:


  • University degree, preferably in area of quality management or technical sciences
  • Good knowledge of quality tools
  • Good knowledge about PPAP and Control Plan
  • Experience in same or similar role will be considered as an asset
  • Intermediate level of English language
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Proactive and team player


Why Lear


We offer a fantastic place to work, opportunity to grow and being part of a company who places its people first.


What We Offer


  • Competitive Salary
  • Referral bonus
  • Organized transportation to the plant
  • Transportation allowance
  • Canteen on-site and paid meal allowance
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Minimum 24 vacation days
  • Gift vouchers for newborn




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

Applicants must submit their resumes for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.