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Pilsen, CZ

Senior Product Development Designer

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.  


We are hiring Senior CAD Designers who will be not only drawing but will also finding new ways and opportunities in product development design. Our colleagues on this position are able idependeltly 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 the one of the biggest development technical center in Europe you will have leading role for new projects development for OEM premium 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:


  • 5 years on similar position in the area of product development design in automotive industry
  • outstanding knowledge in CATIAv5 or NX
  • good English



What we offer:

  • Amazing opportunity for future career growth (in last 2 years circa 15 CAD Designers were promoted into other, more senior roles)
  • New convenient facility
  • Additional benefits like: flexible working hours, 25 days’ vacation, commuting bonus, meal vouchers, T-Mobile tariffs for you and your family, relocation package, ice hockey tickets and office yoga



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 250 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.