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Southfield, MI, US

Senior RF Engineer


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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 member of the E-Systems team, the Senior RF Engineer will be responsible for 


  • Working with a great team developing next generation wireless automotive electronics
  • Support customer quotes, Technical design reviews and customer support/partnership from program kickoff to service.
  • Lead integration of Car Access wireless development in Body Control electronic systems
  • Drive execution of Lear's design process compliance, support industry electronic standards and Functional Safety (ISO 26262)
  • Develop cost optimized, high performance, low power, and reusable architectures

The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Coordinate with cross functional teams to evaluate, design, implement and integrate customer requirements.
  • Develop and Release Robust on Time Designs
  • Investigate and follow up on customer development/field complaints
  • Manage daily activities of the Lear RF development process and deliverables
  • Communicate with internal team and customer project design status and plan

The Hour by Hour Task Breakdown with percentages:

  • Product Design, Development and Analysis (70%)
  • Customer and Peer meetings to resolve open issues (20%)
  • Support quoting of new business (10%)

Advantages of working at Lear Corporation in our Core Electronics group:

  • Opportunity to work on next generation vehicle architectures
  • Great team-oriented work environment
  • Great opportunity to build relationships with OEM customers and see products you helped design go into production
  • Excellent benefits and growth opportunities

Your Qualifications:

  • BSEE, with 6+ years of wireless design experience
  • Experience with UHF receiver/transmitter design for car access applications
  • Knowledge of various RF development tools such as Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, etc
  • Experience with PCB layout for wireless applications. Understands PCB layer stack-up and the importance of proper design techniques to improve EMI and RF tuning performance 
  • Working knowledge of EMC testing and Homologation certification procedures
  • Experience with Passive entry systems. Knowledge of design and in vehicle testing
  • LF Design experience for Passive Entry applications. Experience with circuit and antenna design
  • Drive to excel in your career with like-minded peers to create world class electronic products for the automotive industry

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