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Southfield, MI, US

Program Manager


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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.



As a Program Manager based in Southfield, MI, you will take a lead on the delivery of multiple electronics programs for the E-Systems division. You will be leading global cross functional teams which includes sales, engineering, manufacturing, finance, quality and purchasing.  You will be in charge of program timeline development, documentation and execution ensuring scope, quality, timing and cost targets are met. 


Your main responsibilities will be:

Lead cross functional teams to plan and flawlessly execute programs which exceeds both customer and internal expectations.

Taking responsibility of the program to ensure it is delivered on time, meeting customer and internal expectations, within budget, within approved profitability and to required quality standards.

Planning and executing of all activities in accordance with the milestones defined by the customer

Managing product changes, according to flexibility and cost defined/agreed with Engineering and Sales.

Taking the lead to reach the yearly targets for the Cost Technical Optimization Ideas (CTOs) in your program.

Identifying possible risks and critical points and applying the necessary corrective actions by escalating to get the needed support.


To be a success in this role you must have:

Successfully completed Bachelor’s degree in technical subject.

Experience in the automotive industry

•Working knowledge of electronics and/or wire harnesses

At least 5 years of work experience in project management or as part of the product development team, leading cross functional teams, both local and distributed, in highly dynamic environments.

Excellent communication skills and experience interfacing customers.

Proactive, accountable, can-do attitude, resilient.

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 in the United States 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.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit