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Pilsen, CZ

Project engineer R&D

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 talented employees in 39 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 #147 on the Fortune 500.  Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation.


Plzen (Pilsen), Czech Republic Following its establishment in 2012, today Plzen is our fastest growing Engineering Development Center in Europe; 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. Today, there is a headcount of approximately 250 employees. The vision for Plzen is not to work as an internal supplier for our European business units but 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.


What will be your task?

  • Project management for the Technical Center in Pilsen
  • Introduction of customer requirements into pre-series production, close cooperation with production. Responsibility for managing the assigned project from its assignment by the customer to the start of serial production. leadership and coordination of project team members.
  • Creation of a project plan, supervision of compliance with project deadlines and goals, reporting to a superior.
  • Participating in the preparation & updating of technical documentation
  • Design implementation and design solutions to meet customer requirements and legislative requirements
  • Analyzing the causes of defects and discrepancies
  • Monitoring and registration of product deficiencies and participation in their elimination in cooperation with the internal SME team.
  • Participation in the preparation of the internal system based on the IATF standard 16949
  • Representing the Technical Center in Pilsen in communication with the customer


What do we need from you?

  • University of mechanical engineering, knowledge of materials and production technologies will be a great advantage.
  • Experience in a similar position (project management / project management within the automotive or similar sector).
  • Communicative level of English, German an advantage.
  • Creative technical thinking "outside of the box" is crucial for us, we are looking for the right talents and professionals.


We will be happy to offer you:

  • Relocation package for candidates living outside Pilsen
  • Interesting financial evaluation, flexible working hours and transport allowance. 5 weeks holiday, advantageous mobile tariff for private use, meal allowance, corporate events, "office yoga".
  • Regular training and support of colleagues.
  • A great opportunity to build a career in our development center in Pilsen.
  • Personal and professional growth within a stable, successful international company. Work on very interesting projects for BMW, AUDI, GM, VOLVO, JAGUAR and others.