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Southfield, MI, US

Design Validation Engineer II


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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.


Title:  Design Validation Engineer

Perform Design Validation activities and test reporting between Lear, customer and third party suppliers.  Complete development of DVP&R for various projects along with root cause analysis and design change recommendations. Support program teams for product development cycle including adherence to specification, quality, cost, weight and on time delivery.



-     Design Validation Planning, Testing and Evaluations.

-     Develop and Maintain DVP&R.

-     Ensure Product Performance Meets Customer Requirements
-     Root Cause Analysis and Design Change Proposals
-     Coordinate Process Validation Requirements with Lear Manufacturing Operations.
-     Vehicle Level Trouble Shooting and Issue Resolution.
-     Support Cost, Weight and Warranty Reduction Activities
-     Support Harness/Vehicle Assembly Plants

-     Work Cross Functionally with Customer, Suppliers, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, etc.

-     Support Wire Harness Complexity Generation
-     Support Design Reviews




-     BS in Engineering or Equivalent Experience
-     High Level of Oral and Written Communication Skills
-     Ability to Work as Part of Cross Functional Team

-     Proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint



-     3 - 12 Months Wiring Experience

  • DFMEA Experience
  • Validation Experience
  • 3D Design Experience
  • Tolerance Control Experience
  • Ability and Willingness to Travel
  • Validation Experience

Primary Location: US-MI-Southfield/Warren/Dearborn/Auburn Hills/Farmington Hills
Job: Engineering



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