Southfield, MI, US, 48033

Product Engineer I


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As a member of the Luxury Comfort team, the Product Engineer will be responsible for the design & development of a seating component or assembly design from concept ideation to physical proof of the concept, followed by the support of the “productionization” of the final product. 


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop concept designs to match customer requirements
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams on ideation, problem solving and specification development
  • Conduct or direct experiments to gain fundamental knowledge and address technical challenges for innovative seating systems.
  • Work with CAE team to model material for virtual testing purposes
  • Work with internal and external teams to produce physical samples of the component or system
  • Create documentation and presentations to communicate to all levels of the organization



Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equal experience in mechanical engineering.
  • High proficiency in troubleshooting and problem solving 
  • Innovative, outside the box thinking
  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Self-sufficient and able to work independently (without direction) towards final goal
  • A history of new approaches/solutions to problems
  • Interior or seating experience
  • Ability to communicate with management, engineers, sales and suppliers effectively



Bonus If You Have:

  • Experience with materials science, plastics, extruded parts, extrusion manufacturing
  • Experience with sustainable design, materials, and manufacturing


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