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Velizy, FR

Engineering Manager Seating R&D

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.


A unique opportunity has opened in our Seating Technical Center in Velizy as Engineering Manager Leading the Velizy Technical Center .

The seating technical center is growing & looking for its Engineering Manager, reporting directly to the Engineering Director. If you enjoy driving growth in a very challenging environment, this opportunity is for you!


As Engineering Manager, you will be in charge of Growing and coaching a team capable to design robust products on time and within budget whilst also being responsible for delivering a seating project on time and within budget.


Additional duties will include (but may not be limited to)



  • Ensuring own assigned seating program meets - Design for assembly and Design for Manufacture targets of Lear.
  • Managing Design Review process of whole team
  • Developing plans for own team.
  • Learning Lear internal processes and ensure own skills matrix and training plan is fulfilled.
  • Ensuring compliance by all engineers.
  • Maintaining team training plans and report out any issues.
  • Ensuring own project meets Lear LPMP deliverables on time.
  • Responsible for monitoring and supporting projects at the technical level
  • Responsible for the organization of its platform to achieve the objectives set by its management
  • Ensuring the use of HCC and LCC resources while respecting LEAR procedures and budgetary objectives for which he is responsible.
  • Driving force in the use of Corporate tools such as PLM, PROFILE and LEAN engineering (Design review, DFMEA, etc.)
  • Ensuring the support of his/her team for the deployment of the LEAR technical expertise network in Europe
  • Ensuring the quality of technical representations to our customers
  • Supporting the 5S process and guarantees its application in the workspaces of its teams

To be a success in this role you must have



·      Excellent organizational skills – a proven record in being able to plan and track project activities.

·      Automotive experience is needed, ideally in seating

·      At least 5 years proven experience in a similar position with management

·      Leadership & team management skills: Experience leading and driving a team (direct reports and cross functional)

·      High project management skills

·      Autonomous & self-starter

·      Innovative & Flexibility

·      Fluency in English & French



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 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.