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Valls, T, ES

Hardware Electrification Engineer


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 talented employees in 39 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 #147 on the Fortune 500.  Further information about Lear is available at or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation.


Position Overview

Lear is looking for a Technical Role with experience and/or academic background in hardware design, development and testing high- voltage electronic products for EV/HEV vehicles (power converters, battery monitoring systems, etc)


Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to)

  • Design and verification of power conversion topologies (isolated and non-isolated) and analog/digital circuits, with special focus on PFC and DCDC topologies, semiconductors and magnetic components, MCU- and DSP-based designs, and digital communication buses (CAN, SPI, Eth, PMBus, …)
  • Understand customer requirements and translate them into a hardware design.
  • Implement electrical safety design according to industry standards for 400V and 800V high-voltage products design (IEC60664, IEC60950, UL840, …).
  • Implement EMC design rules (including EMI filters), both at schematic and PCB level.
  • Deliver verified robust designs using standard simulation tools (Matlab, PSIM, PSpice, …).
  • Testing and Failure Analysis of parts following problem-solving methods.

 To be a success in this role the candidate must have:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in an Electronics Engineering Discipline or equivalent.
  • Fluent English is a must
  • Power electronics knowledge
  • Background or experience in design of high-voltage products (400-800V)
  • Hands-on experience in laboratory environment (oscilloscope, programmable supplies and loads, LCRs, spectrum analyzer, etc.)
  • Experience with working in automotive field would be a plus.
  • Effective documentation and communication skills