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Vance, AL, US

Industrial Engineer


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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.




As a member of the Industrial Engineering team, the Industrial Engineer will be responsible for design, development, testing, and evaluation of integrated systems for managing industrial production processes.  This should include human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.  The position requires a “hands on” approach and interaction with all personnel. 


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency, using CAD.
  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, manufacturing capabilities, and project status.
  • Communicate with management and user personnel to develop production and standards.
  • Study operations sequence, material flow, functional statements, organization charts, and project information to determine worker functions and responsibilities.
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
  • Design and develop new tooling, equipment, or automation which will increase production or address ergonomics.
  • Work on the floor with Team members and Team leaders to develop all processes.
  • Work on the floor with Maintenance technicians to trouble shoot problems or concerns.


Advantages of working at Lear in the Engineering group:

  • Be prepared to part of a winning team with a “can do” attitude and there are no roadblocks that can’t be overcome.
  • Thinking Creatively -- Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
  • Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.


Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Prefer a minimum of 2 years in a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Must be hands on.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Suite.
  • Elemental analysis of work motion studies.
  • M.O.S.T. comprehension preferred.
  • Line Balancing and Operator Utilization Optimization.
  • Willingness to get involved and complete tasks.


Bonus If You Have:

  • Electrical knowledge a plus.
  • Allen Bradley PLC program experience a plus.
  • Experience with Atlas Copco Torque equipment a plus.
  • Knowledge of Fanuc Robotics a plus.
  • JIT Environment a plus.
  • CI/Six Sigma/Lean training a plus.

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.