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Valls, T, ES

Program Manager (Non German OEMs)

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 #166 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation


Position Overview

As a Program Manager based in Valls (Spain), you will take a lead on the delivery of multiple programs for the E-Systems division. You will be leading global cross functional teams which includes sales, engineering, manufacturing, finance, quality and purchasing. You will be in charge of program timeline development, documentation and execution ensuring scope, quality, timing and cost targets are met.


Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to):

  • Lead cross functional teams to plan and flawlessly execute programs which exceeds both customer and internal expectations.
  • Taking responsibility of the program to ensure it is delivered on time, within budget, within approved profitability and to required quality standards.
  • Planning and executing of all activities in accordance with the milestones defined by the customer
  • Managing product changes, according to flexibility and cost defined/agreed with Engineering and Sales.
  • Taking the lead to reach the yearly targets for the Cost Technical Optimization Ideas (CTOs) in your program.
  • Identifying possible risks and critical points and applying the necessary corrective actions by escalating to get the needed support.


To be a success in this role you must have:

  • Succesfully completed Bachelor's degree in technical subject, an MBA would be a plus and electronic master studies too.
  • Experience working in automotive field, preferably in electronics
  • 5 years of work experience in project management leading cross functional teams both local and distributed in highly dynamic environments
  • Excellent comunication skills
  • Fluent in English and Spanish, French is a plus.
  • Proactive, accountable, can-do actitude and resilient.
  • Power electronics knowledge