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Southfield, MI, US, 48033

Engineering Project 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 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 Corporation is committed to offer internally any potential open positions. However, while we foster internal promotion to stand possible, any potential move will be decided always preserving the current organizational efficiency.

Core responsibilities:

Reporting to Electronics EPL Manager, main objectives are:

  •  Developing and delivering cost competitive designs on time, budget, quality target, meeting the customer requirements (Flawless Product Development and Launch).
  •  Leading the Project Engineering for Projects on Awarded Products (BCM, ZCM, JB,…) through development, launch and current production.

The position is responsible for:

  •  Engineering customer interface.
  •  Project Engineering budget, forecast and expense control (resources, expenses and CAPEX)
  •  Organizing and leading engineering teams worldwide (HW, SW, Systems, Electromech., Safety, Cybersecurity ,Testing, …) according to development needs, assuring engineering deliverables and execution.
  •  Leading and follow-up eng. meetings, internally (Lear) and externally (Customer).
  •  Leading, control and execution of Engineering Open issues list.
  •  Leading design to cost.
  •  Leading BOM and having visibility over component costs, to support achievement of product competitiveness targets / CTO roadmaps / material cost / MTS…
  •  Leading technical evaluation of product changes (ECR, PCR, DFC, eTracker…).
  •  Managing engineering risk that could affect project milestones.
  •  Actively participation on eng. process improvements and continuous improvement initiatives.
  •  Development and Implementation of Dashboards including KPIs, control charts per project.


To apply to this role you must have:

  •  Degree in Electronics, Telecommunications or Mechanical Engineering

 Technical and Management skills/experience

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