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Southfield, MI, US

BI Development Team 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.




Lear is looking for an experienced Development Team Lead that will be responsible for managing, prioritizing, planning, and coordinating project development activities based on customer requirements.  The ideal candidate will be skilled in development team management within a multi-function business environment and technical in the areas of IT and manufacturing.  Experience in providing detailed direction, meeting aggressive deadlines and being an excellent communicator are a must.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Lead development team consisting of both on site and offshore contract partner developers; Leading calls, setting, tracking progress while maintaining all deadlines within budget.
  • Organize development schedules and developer priorities, and assignments to meet customer requirements.
  • Keep team focused on project deliverable and guiding developers through technical issues and challenges.
  • Act as cross functional leader and representative of the development team to collaborate across project team and solve challenges.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to proactively keep projects on track and launches successful.
  • Communicate progress status details internally to project leads and project management team.


Your Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in computer science, engineering, or related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a development leader or other related field, including experience managing a development team.
  • Technical background in understanding manufacturing concepts like MES, ASRS, JIT, JIS preferred. 
  • IT skilled in SQL, windows, .NET framework, data warehousing, data integration and dashboard reporting tools preferred. (Snowflake, QDI, Pro2 and Microsoft Power BI experience a plus).
  • Experience working on highly visible, fast paced projects within business, IT and manufacturing.
  • Outstanding ability to clearly and tactfully articulate problems and resolutions.
  • Highly organized with project management skills and the ability to manage competing priorities and demanding customer.
  • The ability to work independently and to collaborate cross-functionally.
  • High quality presentation and communication skills.

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