Trim engineer R&D



Country/Region:  Morocco
Job Function:  Engineering
Requisition ID:  34234
Employment Type:  Salary




TRIM engineer  

Rabat Tech Center


Driving the future of automotive. We’re Lear For You.


Company Overview


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of more than 165,000 talented employees in 37 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation


Lear has been operating in Morocco since 2003, offering a wide range of products and demonstrating strong expertise in electrical distribution systems, electronics, surface materials, and seating JIT(Just-in-Time).  With its 17 cutting-edge production and engineering sites located in Rabat, Tangier, Kenitra, and Meknes, Lear Morocco has become a major and significant player in the industry employing over 19,000 diverse & talented team members.

Lear Morocco has been certified as a Top Employer for 2022 and 2023 in recognition of its unwavering commitment to operational excellence, innovation, and fostering supportive work environment.


Position overview:


As a development engineer for Covers, you will be independently responsible for the development of seat covers from the quotation phase through to series production readiness and, if necessary, series production support in the trim and foam specialist group. You will act as an interface to the overall seat development team as well as to our JIT and sewing plants.



Key Responsibilities:



  • Control and management of development and component suppliers in coordination with customers
  • Planning of the required development needs together with the departments trim shop, test, and prototyping
  • Review and evaluation of the customer's specification requirements
  • Leading and coordinating the cutting investigations together with the trim developers
  • Creation and coordination of schedules/timings
  • Monitoring of the development with the design-to-cost principle
  • Supporting Sales and Program Management with change management and cost evaluation
  • Component release with the complete seating team and customer
  • Regular reviews of development progress
  • Evaluation, documentation, and implementation of change scopes
  • Product data management in the PLM (Product Life Cycle) system
  • Responsibility for the creation and maintenance of the part life cycle
  • Review and approval of 2D drawings in coordination with the customer
  • Route cause and quality analyses in the project team (8D report)
  • Material definition of the product and corresponding release processes OEM and automotive-specific
  • Monitoring of the industrialization process at the sewing suppliers
  • Definition of materials, review, and development of materials together with supplier and customer
  • Review of 3D Models, support of the digital development within the early development phase



Key skills and Qualifications:


  • Completed technical studies preferably in the field of textile technology or many years of professional experience
  • First work experience in the automotive industry is an advantage
  • Good material knowledge of cover materials as well as knowledge of the production process
  • Experience in quality processes is desirable
  • Proactivity and innovative thinking
  • High degree of self-organization and willingness to make decisions independently
  • Good knowledge of German, both written and spoken
  • Proficiency in both English & French languages, spoken and written


Why Lear


We offer a fantastic place to work, opportunity to grow and being part of a company who places its people first.



What We Offer


  • Competitive Salary,
  • Competitive social perks including:  
    • Medical insurance
    • Social security benefits,
    • Transportation allowance,
    • Canteen in site
  • Paid Vacations
  • Flexible working hours,
  • Access to Learning and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world




Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

Applicants must submit their resumes for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.







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