CAD Designer (Pilsen)


Pilsen, CZ

Country/Region:  Czech Republic
Job Function:  Engineering
Requisition ID:  22146
Employment Type:  Salary

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Technical Development Center in Plzen is our fastest growing Engineering Center in Europe since 2011. The development center works on the design and development of Lear Products related to Mechanical Engineering such as complex seating mechanisms and structures, foams, coatings, plastics and trim development. With a headcount of circa 350 employees today, the vision for Plzen is to develop into a leading Design and Development Center working on projects for all major European OEM customer groups from concept phase through to delivery.


We are hiring CAD Designers who will be not only drawing but will also be finding new ways and opportunities in product development design. Our colleagues on this position are able to independently lead entrusted projects from design point of view, are directly in touch with our customers and are able to present their work results. They are reporting directly to the Business Unit Engineering CAD Manager and working within the engineering project team. They have a key focus to coordinate and develop new product design activities to customer requirements whilst working closely with the sales and quality departments.


Being part of one of the biggest development technical centers in Europe, you will have a role in new development projects for premium OEM customers with full range of engineering activities – all in house, complete seat engineering, prototyping, testing etc.


What would you need to be successful on this position:

  • Min. 3 years of experience in the area of product development. Experience in the automotive industry is a plus.

  • Good knowledge of Design For Manufacturing (DFM) and Design For Assembly (DFA) principles.

  • Good understanding of basic mechanical principles and physics.

  • Outstanding knowledge in CATIAv5 and/or NX.

  • Knowledge of Teamcenter or similar Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system.

  • Good level of English (B1 or higher) written and spoken. German is an advantage.

  • Good communication and organizational skills.


What we expect you to do:

  • Develop seating components based on customer specifications and Lear internal guidelines.

  • Conduct studies and analyses for integrating components and assemblies into the seat system.

  • Create component and assembly drawings.

  • Manage product changes in the PLM system.


What we offer you:

  • Great opportunity to build or develop a career in a development centre environment
  • Background of a strong and successful international company
  • Regular training, development, and support from colleagues
  • Work for well-known automotive brands, e.g. BMW, Audi, Daimler, Porsche, etc.


  • Attractive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • 5 weeks of vacation
  • Bonuses for life and work anniversaries
  • Commuting allowance
  • Meal allowance
  • Contribution of employer for pension insurance
  • Free-time vouchers – Sodexo/Pluxee Flexipasses
  • Discounted T-Mobile tariffs for you and family members
  • Multisport card and Makro card

We also offer:

  • Possible support for candidates outside the region - support during relocation
  • We actively support work-life balance
  • Regular events and interesting events for employees and their families
  • Possibility to participate in sporting events within the company
  • For selected positions, the possibility to work both in the office and remotely



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