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Southfield, MI, US

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Electrification)


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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 Electrification team, the Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for leading the design engineering activity for assigned program(s) to ensure that products meet customer and Company specifications. Provides engineering direction including styling and engineering changes as well as production tooling and process-related issues. Individual is required to possess a product design knowledge in providing input on design direction and changes affecting the product.

The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide Engineering support during all phases of a project.  (Adherence to Lear’s Process & Procedures)
  • Ability to work in a highly productive and constantly changing environment.
  • Provide detailed technical assessments and activity status reports to management.
  • Customer interface on program requirements and activity status.

The Hour by Hour Task Breakdown with percentages:

  • Provide design engineering activity for assigned program(s) (60%)
  • Customer interface (15%)
  • Management Reports (5%)
  • Technical design reviews and Brainstorming sessions (20%)


Your Qualifications:

  • BSME, Equivalent technical degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of product design experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GD&T and able to do dimensional stack-up analysis.
  • Experience in Packaging of High-Power components for Electric Vehicles.
  • Strong knowledge of DFMEA process.


Bonus If You Have:

  • 3D CAD experience (Catia, NX, SolidWorks)
  • CAD simulation / FEA studies
  • Plastic Design and processing experience.
  • Diecasting Design and processing experience.
  • Stamping Design and processing 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