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Sparta, MI, US

Electrical Machine Panel Builder


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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.




The Electrical Machine Panel Builder will be responsible for the electrical build and modification of custom automation systems. In this position, you will work with engineering through each stage of the process - design, build, install, debug, and customer handoff. The candidate must be a self-starting, team player, who works well with others, has a positive attitude, and can prioritize work to ensure deadlines are met.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Layout, mount, wire and label components, panels, connectors, and other controls hardware according to engineering’s design
  • Panel Build
    • Quality wire management
    • Proper wire tagging procedure
    • Field wiring standards
    • Follow proper precautions with cable management, sharp edges, and cord grips
    • Solid hand tool skills
    • Fabrication inside and outside of the shop environment
  • Embrace Teamwork
    • Ability to work on a team to support fabrication and installation teams
    • Embrace team approach with Outward Mindset mentality
    • Mentor/train talent
    • Communicate across cross-functional groups
  • Electrical installation at customer sites
    • Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 30%


Your Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of comprehensive experience
  • Must have ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency to read and comprehend engineered drawings, schematics, and control standards
  • Broad knowledge of systems ranging from 120VAC to 575VAC, 24VDC, and 4-20mA.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet deadlines
  • Computer skills – basic email, spreadsheet input, accessing folders, etc.
  • Understand and communicate applicable safety standards: general industry (OSHA 1910), machine guarding, robot safety (ANSI/RIA 15.06), automated vehicles, conveyor safety, NEC codes, and UL and CSA labeling.

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: Grand Rapids