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Pitesti, RO, 110186

Launch Manager / Plant Project Manager

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 #166 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Launch Manager / Plant Project Manager to join Lear Pitesti (E-system division).




  • Manage and coordinate the launches of the programs in Pitesti plant for OEM customer group
  • Fulfill internal and external customer expectations
  • Ensure the delivery of all prototype phases according to program timing
  • Monitor the ramp up and industrialization plan execution
  • Achieve key metrics, budget and profitability of program
  • Work in in a cross functional team with Program, Sales, Engineering and Manufacturing and ensure  proper communication and built strong relationship between team members
  • Conduct Plants Launch Readiness Reviews
  • Facilitate the interface between the Manufacturing Plants and Lead Unit




  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering or technical related subject
  • Proven experience as Project Manager or Launch Manager in Tier 1 company
  • Nice to have: knowledge about wire harnesses production
  • Fluency in English (German language knowledge would be a huge advantage)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive personality
  • Proficiency in MS Office