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Rabat, MA

Engineering Manager Rabat Seating R&D Center


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.


A unique opportunity has opened in our Seating R&D Center in Rabat as Engineering Manager.

The seating R&D center is growing & looking for it’s Engineering Manager, reporting directly to the Center Director. I f you enjoy driving growth in a very challenging environment, this opportunity is for you!

As Engineering Manager , you will be in charge of Growing and coaching a  team capable to design robust products on time and within budget whilst also being responsible for delivering a seating project on time and within budget.


Additional duties will include (but may not be limited to)

  • Ensuring own assigned seating program meets - Design for assembly and Design for Manufacture targets of Lear. CAD quality standards of Lear. GD&T and drawing standards of Lear,
  • Managing Design Review process of whole team
  • Maintaining diversity by fast tracking high potential Female
  • Developing plans for own team.
  • Learning Lear internal processes and ensure own skills matrix and training plan is fulfilled.
  • Participating in and lead interviews for new hires. Ensure team grows with correct balance of new talent and experience,
  • Owning team hours booked in DRTs on time and resources accurately reflect HC and demand, initiate resource discussions for idle time with BU leaders for own team,.
  • Planning Weekly reviews to ensure compliance by all engineers.
  • Maintaining team training plans and report out any issues.
  • Ensuring own project meets Lear LPMP deliverables on time.


To be a success in this role you must have

  • Excellent organizational skills – a proven record in being able to plan and track project activities.
  • Automotive experience is needed , ideally in seating
  • At least 5 years proven experience in a similar position
  • Leadership & team management skills: Experience leading and driving a team (direct reports and cross functional) 
  • High project management skills
  • Autonomous & self-starter
  • Fluency in English



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

Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work  without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.