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Rabat, MA

System Team Leader

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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 38 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.


We are looking for System Team Leader to manage the execution of one or two ECU development  projects, leading the system development activities over the whole lifecycle (from requirements analysis to system testing) and driving the system teams to achieve defined program quality, cost and delivery objectives. Thereby the role acts as interface for the system aspects of a program towards the customer, external partners and internal groups.

Your Missions


  • Ensure keeping defined cost, quality and timing targets in all System development & maintenance projects in his/her scope.
  • Actively drive customer change management to keep SYS development budgets in target
  • Plan and negotiate the system team’s capacity needs together with SYS line management in our resource management tool on a monthly basis
  • Establish on the basis of the customer’s milestone and feature release plans an overall system project plan (milestones, features, resources, work packages)
  • Manage the set-up of the product development project.
  • Track regularly the planned progress vs. actual achievement (schedule, scope, cost and quality) and define corrective actions in case of deviations (weekly SYS team meeting)
  • Manage the resolution of critical problems (reported by customer or plant) and drive them rapidly to its closure
  • Ensure compliance to system process & quality standards
  • Report product system status regularly to senior management (weekly status report and regular management review meetings)
  • Provide resource plan as major input for financial planning and forecasting in timely fashion (monthly)
  • Provide information for purchase orders (work scope and schedule for external work packages) in timely fashion
  • Provide feedback on performance of project team members for appraisals in timely fashion (typically twice a year, on request or as required)
  • Closely align with line managers for important project matters (e.g. major schedule confirmation to customer, resolution of critical production problems, budget)
  • Lead, coordinate and perform system RFQ activities: requirements analysis, implementation concept (incl. SYS architecture, System safety), risk analysis, estimation of effort and cost
  • Provide the defined set of documentation for the system part of a RFQ to the overall RFQ lead
  • Deliver system process improvements (6 months)
  • Define process customizations for the system scope, get approval and manage their introduction as per agreed schedule


To Be Successful For This Role

  • Knowledge of the project management tools used in the organization
  • Knowledge of the development processes established in the organization & project
  • Knowledge of the traceability procedures
  • Knowledge of the Functional Safety procedures & techniques established in the organization and project
  • Knowledge of industry applicable standards (i.e. Automotive SPICE, CMMI, ISO 26262)
  • Knowledge of estimation methods
  • 5 years of successful professional experience in a similar position in Automotive or 4 years in system engineering inside LEAR.
  • Teamwork & Customer focus approach


Language Skills

  • Fluent English required & Mandatory

Work Location:

Rabat Engineering Center





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. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.