Lear Corporation

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Product Engineer

at Lear Corporation

Posted: 6/26/2018
Job Reference #: 2825

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JIT Engineer (Plant)

Seating Systems Division

Responsibilities for the JIT Engineer

  • Seat design
    • Own all seat design aspects of a particular vehicle (or row of seats)
      • Responsible for robust and complete design
      • Responsible for accuracy of data, and drawings
      • Responsible for seat appearance
      • Responsible for Seat BOMs
      • Responsible for change control
    • Follow engineering best practices
    • Design within program timing deliverable
    • Maintain Lear PLM, Profile, and LPMP systems
    • Provide guidance to Designers and support Engineers (Structure, Foam, Trim)
    • Maintain engineering open issues lists and provide design solutions for closure
  • Address problems using engineered solutions
    • Design analysis
    • Conduct design reviews and engineering appearance reviews. Maintain open issues as a result of these reviews
  • Interface with OEM customer
    • Support customer program meetings (Sindelfingen, Germany & Vance, AL)
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering to ensure designs are feasible
  • Support Program Management, Sales, and Quality
  • Plant Engineering
    • Drive/Support in root cause analysis
    • Liaison with Development Team, discuss design proposals/changes (in this case Germany Sindelfingen)
    • Support the implementation of product changes in the plant
    • Contact to customer for engineering on site (Mercedes Vance, AL)
    • Support implementation of model year facelifts

Requirements for the JIT Engineer

  • Experience in automotive seating
  • Possess strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficient with MS office software. Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with MS Project is a plus
  • Willingness and ability to travel for extended periods to Lear plants / customer plants

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • German language not a must, but beneficial
Job Location
Brookwood, United States
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