EU Industry 4.0 Project Engineer

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

To our Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team covering Europe and Africa region we are looking for passionate and dedicated EU Industry 4.0 Project Engineer. Project Engineer will support the execution of the Industry 4.0 projects for introducing intelligent automation into EU & Africa JIT and Structures Plants, as part of the EU I4.0 strategy. Working as part of the Integration Team, this includes managing and delivering key aspects of each project, reporting out to Project and Plant Management, communication with Suppliers, supporting the creation of Business cases with the Plant teams, feedback of lessons learned and opportunities to refine the standard solutions.

Scope of duties:

  • Support the I4.0 Execution/Integration
  • Support the creation of a clear business case or operational need for each project.
  • Ensure all standards are adhered to, or signed deviation is issued.
  • Support the forecast project spend profile.
  • Creation of all RFQs/Sourcing Events as required in the purchasing system, ensuring conformance to Lear Standards and any lessons learned from previous projects.
  • Ensuring project timing is adhered to and suppliers are managed proactively.
  • Tracking of all I4.0 project savings and report creation, as required.
  • Flawless launch and zero Customer impact.
  • Actively use the Project Management standards defined for AME and Industry 4.0 projects
  • Support the creation of Industry 4.0 Playbook, aligned to Corporate I4.0 direction, as required.
  • Support development of Equipment, Automation, Controls and Process Standards by ensuring robust feedback from lessons learned during project execution.
  • Ensure involvement of Plant stakeholders in active projects.
  • Ensure training is effectively provided for all key stakeholders in the Plant.
  • Working with the key Plant stakeholders, ensure all documentation is correct and understood.

Employee perks, benefits

  • Stable employment: the largest employer among automotive suppliers
  • Projects realization in international teams
  • Working environment that values diversity
  • Opportunity to participate in community support activities (CSR)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

  • Degree in Technical Field
  • Experience in Industry 4.0 projects in manufacturing company
  • Min. 5 years of professional experience
  • Fluent English
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel within the role (up to 50%)
  • Strong problem-solving skills, proactive and strategic approach
  • Good communicator – comfortable in presenting to all levels within the business
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office


Brief description of the company

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 38 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 #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees


Contact person: Tomas Sochor
Tel.: +420778719832
E-mail: send CV
Place of work
Trnava Region, Slovakia, Trnava region (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
2 100 EUR/monthFrom 2100 depend on experience
Trnava Region, Slovakia, Trnava region
ID: 4473124  Dátum zverejnenia: 12.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 100 EUR/month