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Southfield, MI, US, 48033

Senior Wiring Systems 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 Core Wiring team, the Senior System Engineer will be responsible to develop and analyze E/E vehicle advance systems design architecture studies that includes power distribution design boxes and ground distribution architecture. interpret and analyze schematics and 2D print. Apply latest technologies in design switches, electronics, connectors, junction boxes.  Analyze wire harness partitioning/layout and E/E components distribution.  Propose design optimization options\levels studies and show total vehicle E/E impact including adherence to specification, quality, cost, weight and on time delivery.  Develop vehicle & subsystems schematic diagrams and illustrate vehicle architecture systems designs for the power distribution, grounding development. Below is a synopsis of the general job responsibilities:

  • Understand Device Transmittals, gather and maintain loads, special requirements such as twisted pairs, shielding, resistance, voltage drop, etc…
  • Understand Subsystems logical connection (ex, Radio, Amplifier, Speakers etc….)
  • Power Distribution Components PDC, SJB, BCM etc. (fuses, relays, circuit breakers, etc…)
  • Vehicle grounding partitioning of Dirty, Clean grounds, etc…
  • Vehicle Topologies, Components, Network, Grounding, etc…
  • Perform Trade-off studies for optimization
  • Ensure Systems Level Specification\Requirements are meet
  • Interpretation of modules I/O requirements
  • Understand Wire Harness Complexity Generation and circuit coding and interpretation
  • Systems Benchmarking


The Hour by Hour Task Breakdown with percentages:

  • Meeting with peers and customer to brainstorm and create requirements from scratch (30% of day)
  • Design reviews, component management and print drafting / release (30% of day)
  • Feature development, product / vehicle reviews and failure modes analysis (40% of day)



  • Experience in low and high voltage wire harness design engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Vehicle E/E Architecture Design & Systems integration
  • Ability to Work as Part of Cross Functional Team
  • RFQ & RFI activities
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability and Willingness to Travel


Bonus If You Have:

  • High voltage experience in Automotive Systems                                                     
  • DVP&R (Design Verification Process & Report)        




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