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Valls, T, ES

Hardware Electrification Engineer

Company Overview

Lear Corporation is ranked #148 on the Fortune 500 with world-class products designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of talented employees. As a leading supplier of automotive seating and electrical, Lear serves its customers with global capabilities while maintaining individual commitment. With headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, Lear maintains 257 locations in 39 countries around the globe and employs approximately 169,000 employees. Lear is traded under the symbol [LEA] on the New York Stock Exchange.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">At Valls HQ for Electronics Europe and Africa we develop Automotive Electronic Control Units for applications including electrical control, comfort, security safety, and in-vehicle networking and electrification products. We need high-skilled engineers to give their best every day,and able to work in a very challenging environment.


Position Overview

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Lear is looking for a Technical Leadership role responsible for hardware design and development of high power converters and high voltage electronic products for EV/HEV vehicles. You will be involved in all phases of an electronic product development, from the concept definition, until release for production going through prototype, design and verification phases.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">You will be part of a highly skilled cross-functional and cross-regional development team at the cutting edge of vehicle electrification technology.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to):

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Understand customer requirements and translate them into a high-level architecture design.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Solid know-how on power conversion topologies (isolated and non-isolated) and analog/digital design.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Strong expertise on PFC and DCDC topologies design, Microcontroller based designs, Automotive communication buses (CAN, Ethernet, PMBus, ...), Vehicle-Grid communication standards (ISO, SAE, ...).
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Demonstrated background on electrical safety design and environment, and industry standard for High Voltage products design (IEC60664, IEC60950, UL840, ...).
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Deliver and monitor an accurate and robust design using standard industry simulation tools.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Lead technical communication with customer, other engineering areas, program management, suppliers and quality teams.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">To be a success in this role you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering Discipline (Electronics, Industrial, Mechanical…)
  • Fluent English
  • Electronics Background
  • Experience working in automotive field would be highly appreciated
  • V model knowledge would be a plus
  • Power electronics knowledge
  • Able to demonstrate leadership skills